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Two Choral Works with Orchestra Two Choral Works with Orchestra
A member of the historical continuity of American modernist composers, Hannay was the recipient of numerous distinctions and awards. This disc includes Hannay’s Requiem (1961) for orchestra, chorus and soprano soloist, based on a text by Walt Whitman. This is an important work from a historical perspective and is one of only a handful of truly American requiems. Also included on the disc is his ground-breaking anti-Vietnam work Saying...more
Architecture in Sound - Volume Two Architecture in Sound - Volume Two

The second of these two discs, ARCHITECTURE IN SOUND VOLUME TWO, presents eight of his electronic works composed between 1966 and 1980. An innovative and richly eclectic collection, the music found on this disc draws its inspiration from popular music and jazz, and also from the contemporary classical idioms.

Each of these compositions helps to define and articulate the field of electronic music . The opening work, AMERICA SING!, comb...more

Architecture in Sound - Volume One Architecture in Sound - Volume One
Aucourant is proud to be the publisher of two  important CDs of electronic music by American composer Roger Hannay. A senior member of the community of avant-garde composers, Hannay was the recipient of numerous distinctions and awards. The first of these two discs, ARCHITECTURE IN SOUND VOLUME ONE, presents seven of his electronic works composed between 1970 and 1982. Among them are the virtuoso work Pied Piper for clarinet and tape, the beautiful Elegy for viola and tape and t...more
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Sapphire Sapphire
A long-form ambient composition, Sapphire is a work comprised of one long, developmental track of over 60 minutes. Similar to RST's other long-from amb...more
Gold Flowers Bloom Mercury Petals Gold Flowers Bloom Mercury Petals
Gold Flowers Bloom Mercury Petals is comprised of 12 tracks which flow together like a concert suite, with subtle transitions between the main works.  ...more
Acousma (2CD Set) Acousma (2CD Set)
What does ‘acousma’ mean? It refers to a form of auditory hallucination, the sensation of hearing imaginary sounds. Robert Scott Thompson writes, “Sound...more
Living Planet Living Planet
Ambient Shamanic Space music with a slight tribal/techno edge. Could be considered a sequel and companion disc for "Esoterica"

Electroambient Spa...more
Mantra Mantra
Mantra is a long-form ambient work created using real-time performance techniques. At the base of the work is a specialized computer program for audio proce...more

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