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Zwischenzug

Here is a sample of our music recorded recently at Rhizome DC…no audience present. Advertisements

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Another Last Gasp

I had been pondering what to do with my Soundcloud tracks when the following news came out on July 6, 2017. “The situation at SoundCloud is quickly deteriorating, with bankruptcy potentially next. Company CEO Alex Ljung has just announced the … Continue reading

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Preparing Preparations for Cello

The visual layout of any objects to be used is an important consideration in my musical performances. Some objects may not be touched during the performance but will play a part in the composition by their presence alone.

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String Trio

I have been fascinated by the free improvised acoustic string trio format in the last two years. This is surely related to my love of the Lachenmann string quartets. Below is a list of my current favorites. I’m still looking … Continue reading

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Cello mit Sofa

My living room sofa provided an accompaniment to cello lines that float above in conversation with an imaginary house guest. Gary Rouzer – cello, living room sofa Photo – drawing for wall hanging by Anni Albers 1925

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Music-Gesture-Movement

Soon I will open a video site to document my cello playing. These videos were done to present my interest in gesture as an equal with music/sound. “I endow a gesture with a value equal to that of sound” says … Continue reading

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Zwischenzug

Zwischenzug is a brand new project. Listen to some sounds here. Phong Tran – zither, electronics     Chris Videll – synth, electronics    Gary Rouzer – cello

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