Composer Michael Harrison draws on a lifelong interest in Indian music and tuning systems to create his distinctive musical style. We hear his synthesis of digital and acoustic sound forms, "Tone Cloud I."
Written for the San Francisco-based Del Sol Quartet, "Tone Cloud I" employs amplified material processed with live effects and combined with prerecorded media. The first of a four-part series, the work is heard on Harrison's recent album "Revelation: Music in Pure Intonation."
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