AMERICAN FESTIVAL OF MICROTONAL MUSIC presents MicroFEST NYC Spectrum³
Electric guitar and bassoon microtonal blues duet anyone? Johnny Reinhard and I will be systematically micro-tearing it up @ Spectrum this Sunday. J busted out the conch shell at rehearsal today, so watch out. 🙂 – Cristian
MicroFEST NYC Spectrum³
May 17th and 19th and 24th at 7 PM in NYC
Frasconi · Catler · Bukvich · Jelic · Reinhard · Thoegersen · Eaton · Leach Twining · La Plante · Schwimmer · Partch · Stravinsky · Solberg
Spectrum, located at 121 Ludlow Street. Admission is $20 / $12.
Sunday evening’s concert on May 19th at 7 PM features the premiere of Jon Catler’s CODES OF ASCENSION for electric just intonation guitar. Johnny Reinhard premieres TREES for bassoon and strings in 8th octave overtone tuning (128 notes). Double bassist Joshua Morris premieres INNER REFLECTIONS by Jurica Jelic of Croatia. Mary Jane Leach’s FEU DE JOIE for bassoon and a soundtrack of bassoons is played live by Reinhard, who also vocally intones A DREAM by Harry Partch to Anastasia Solberg’s viola; and composer/guitarist Cristian Amigo joins bassoonist Reinhard in BLUO.