Mason Bates: Works for Orchestra - Mason Bates (electronics); San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)
Track Listing
  1. The B-Sides, for orchestra & electronics
  2. Liquid Interface, for orchestra & electronics
  3. Alternative Energy, for orchestra & electronics
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The garden variety of orchestral pops music, whether it's Gershwin or hip-hop that's involved, grafts the orchestra onto the basic popular material. The music of California composer Mason Bates starts from the opposite premise: the music, in Bates' own words, offers "an expanded symphonic palette." Bates, who has been active in the worlds of both classical composition and electronic laptop dance performance, adds electronic components to a sound world rooted in the early 20th century: The B-Sides, which pays tribute in its ...

Mason Bates: Works for Orchestra 2016, San Francisco Sym

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