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Observations on Air (2016) 25'

solo bassoon + 2.2.0.0/2(natural horn).0.0.0/strings (playable on modern instruments)

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

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Biography

Michael Gordon’s music merges subtle rhythmic invention with incredible power embodying, in the words of  The New Yorker‘s Alex Ross, “the fury of punk rock, the nervous brilliance of free jazz and the intransigence of classical modernism.”

Over the past 30 years, Gordon has produced a strikingly diverse body of work, ranging from large-scale pieces for high-energy ensembles to major orchestral commissions to works conceived specifically for the recording studio…

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