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Various Artists | The Avian Orchestra: Fantastic Music for a Fabulous Time

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The Avian Orchestra: Fantastic Music for a Fabulous Time

by Various Artists

Contemporary classical chamber music cross-breeds with rock-and-roll to produce a hybrid heavy-hitting new music.
Genre: Classical: Contemporary
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1. Cable Ready: 1. Power Chords
Michael Gandolfi & The Avian Orchestra
6:27 $0.99
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2. Cable Ready: 2.The All-Interval Tetrachord Blues
Michael Gandolfi & The Avian Orchestra
5:16 $0.99
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3. Cable Ready: 3.Fully Inserted
Michael Gandolfi & The Avian Orchestra
3:39 $0.99
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4. Swells
David Laganella & The Avian Orchestra
6:00 $0.99
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5. I Wish They All Could Be...
Conrad Cummings & The Avian Orchestra
13:51 $0.99
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6. Smoke n' Wid
Richard Belcastro & The Avian Orchestra
4:13 $0.99
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7. Fantastic Music for a Fabulous Time
Peter Flint & The Avian Orchestra
7:10 $0.99
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8. The Vinyl Six
Jonathan Newman & The Avian Orchestra
9:42 $0.99
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Album Notes
Rock and roll music has been a part of American society for close to fifty years now, and for many of those years, the “serious” music world carefully ignored the popular music world. This started to change in the 1970’s and now we have had a good thirty years of the revival of popular music’s influence. No one thinks twice anymore about electric guitars in chamber music. With the shock value of rock instruments in the classical medium fading, it seems time to take some stock of what is really going on with the music. The first generation of composers who grew up listening to and playing in rock bands are now in their prime as artists. A younger generation of composers are also launching careers, having had a childhood saturated with pop music. These composers are all writing new music that rocks hard in completely different ways. We present a sampling of some of that music here.

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