THOREAU

by Kevin Villalta

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THOREAU
I. Prelude "all current things are found
II. July 12th, 1817, "to be awake is to be alive"
III. Interlude "life in the woods"
IV. May 6th, 1862
V. Postlude "my life has been the poem"

-An abstract contemplation on the life of Henry David Thoreau. Written for the 150th anniversary of his death. Premiered on May 6th, 2012 at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Performed by:

ALIEN-BOX-MAN

Ari Micich, trumpet
Alex Wadner, drumset + glockenspiel + electronics
Kyle Coolidge, piano + electronics

films by Kevin Villalta

Visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOU4aZclivo&feature=youtu.be for video of the entire performance

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released June 30, 2012

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Kevin Villalta San Francisco, California

A composer based in the Southwest, Kevin has worked with Kronos Quartet, Mobius Trio, New Keys, Nonsemble 6, Friction Quartet and sfSound among others.

His music is an amalgamation of compositional processes & experiments with texture & rhythm. Graphic scores, electro-acoustic works, tape, indigenous music from Central & South America, & extended techniques all make up the DNA of his music.
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