Breathing Mechanism is derived from an ink drawing that draws the eye left to right like music on the page. I wanted to depict colorful swells of sound that shared characteristics with each other in unpredictable and irregular ways.

Thanks to all of the member of Deviant Septet and to Matt Chamberlain for his conducting.


released December 27, 2014
Performed by Deviant Septet: www.deviantseptet.com
Conducted by Matthew Chamberlain
Composed by Meredith Gilna



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Meredith Gilna Buffalo, New York

I’m a composer of the ‘classical’ variety with an affinity for the avant garde, based in Buffalo, NY. Many of my pieces utilize graphics or other non musical sources as a framework, treated with different degrees of intuition and literal translation, to create music with an unexpected shape and content. I'm fond of gesture, functional/non functional harmony, extended techniques, and low sounds. ... more

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