Michael Gordon

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Gordon is co-founder of the Bang on a Can festival, whose works often offer non-traditional experiences to both audiences and performers.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Timber, for 6 percussionists Chamber Music
Industry (solo electric cello) Chamber Music
Instrumental, for violin, cello & keyboard Chamber Music
Light Is Calling, for solo violin & ensemble Chamber Music
The Low quartet 1985 Chamber Music
Tinge, for violin & keyboard Chamber Music
Sonatra, for piano 2004 Keyboard
Weather, for string orchestra Orchestral
Gene Takes a Drink, multimedia score for clarinet, electric guitar, cello, double bass, piano & percussion 2012 Chamber Music
Strange Quiet, for ensemble 1987 Chamber Music
Receiver Chamber Music
Yo Shakespeare, for ensemble 1992 Chamber Music
Imreadywhenyouare, for voice, guitar, violins & keyboard Chamber Music
Soundtrack 23, for ensemble Chamber Music
Idle, for violin, guitar & keyboard Chamber Music
My Frig Chamber Music
Shelter, oratorio for 3 sopranos & chamber orchestra 2005 Vocal Music
Erlk├Ânig, improvisation for voice & ensemble (after Schubert) 1989 Vocal Music
Potassium, for string quartet 2000 Chamber Music
Decasia, multimedia symphony 2001 Avant-Garde Music Symphony
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