Fracture

by Meredith Gilna

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I performed this piece on my senior composition recital, way back in 2010. I was remarkably sick with something, which is my excuse for botching that chromatic scale.

"Fracture" is not terribly concerned about structure or key, rather it's just a wandering ride through different moments. This is my pre-Hartt voice, before I got to know Stockhausen and Cage, and the rubber stylistically hit the fan soon afterward.

This piece has only been performed in states that begin with the letter 'I'.

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released March 29, 2013
Meredith Gilna - composer/pianist

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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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