Eric Ross | Music from the Future (For Theremin and Ensemble)

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Music from the Future (For Theremin and Ensemble)

by Eric Ross

"Unique blend of classical, jazz, serial and avant-garde" NY Times. "fiery virtuosity and innovative work"-Wash Post. Theremin and Ensemble- Eric Ross, Trevor Pinch, Peter Rothbart, John Synder, Eric Roth, Jason Smeltzer, Mary Ross, Joe Perkins
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1. Senora De Matasinhos (Op.62): Resonance Dance
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2. Alfama Bells
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3. Chromoluminarism
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4. Ancient Sun House
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5. East EQ Zone
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6. Legend of Orpheus (Op.61): Pastoral
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7. Mr. Sytx
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8. Pluto's Court
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9. Tartarean Caves
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10. Apotheosis
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ERIC ROSS "has excited audiences with his fiery virtuosity and innovative work" - Washington Post. He's presented his works at Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Redcat Center, Newport ,Berlin, Montreux and North Sea Jazz Festivals among many other concerts worldwide. He performs on guitar, keyboards and is a Master of the Theremin. His ensemble has featured guest artists, jazz giants John Abercrombie, Larry Coryell, Andrew Cyrille, Oliver Lake, Leroy Jenkins, new music virtuosos, Youseff Yancy, Lydia Kavina, Robert Dick, and many others. The New York Times calls his music "a unique blend of classical, jazz, serial and avant-garde." Eric Ross (BA,MA SUNY) began playing the Theremin in 1975, and has performed on radio, film and TV. He's written an Overture for 14 Theremins, played on the world premiere of Percy Grainger's Free MusicNo.1 in New York, and in 2010 was guest artist on the No.1 Best-Selling album in Japan, Aqi Fzono's "Cosmology".Since 1976, with his wife, Mary Ross, he's presented multimedia performances with video, music and dance,. Among recent projects is Ultimedia Concept program at UNESCO World Heritage sites including Guggenheim- Bilbao Museum,Spain; Residenz Palace, Wurzburg; Bauhaus- Dessau, Germany; Casada Musica Portugal. Eric Ross was a friend of theremin virtuoso ,Clara Rockmore, and electronics pioneer, Robert Moog. In 1991, he met and played for the inventor of the instrument, Professor Lev Termen. He's drawn inspiration from them to develop the Theremin as a voice in his own compositions.
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MARY ROSS -fine art photographer and visual artist. In 1976, she began using video and computers to produce still images on film. As one of the first fine art photographers to do so, her images provide some of the earliest examples of how photography, video and computer technology converged in the 1970's, emerged in the 1980's and 90s and eventually evolved. Recognized as a pioneer of digital photography ,her photographs and video art have been featured in hundreds of multimedia performances she's produced in collaboration with composer/performer Eric Ross, and various musicians and dancers. She exhibited extensively at galleries and museums in the United States, Europe, Israel and Japan. Her photographs are in the permanent collections of the Kunsthaus, Zurich; International Polaroid Collection; Herbert Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University; King's Library, Copenhagen, Bibliothèque Nationale; Paris and the Lincoln Center Library Dance Collection. Her archive is at the Rose Goldsen archive for New Media Art at Cornell University and at LIMA in Amsterdam, NL. As a vocalist, she's appeared on five of Eric Ross'studio albums.
Trevor Pinch - plays Moog and home-made modular synthesizers in the Electric Golem with James Spitznagel and Atomic Forces. He is widely recognized as the leading expert on Robert Moog and is co-author of Analog Days: the Invention and Impact of the Moog Synthesizer. He lectures on Moog all over the world , recently in Japan, and is the Goldwyn Smith Professor of Science and Technology Studies . He lives in Ithaca, NY, and is Professor of Sociology at Cornell University. He's recently presented Charlene Martel's award winning film on the Ondes Martinot.
Peter Rothbart - Professor and Director of Electroacoustic Studies at the Ithaca College School of Music in Ithaca, New York. With undergraduate performance degrees from the Eastman School of Music (Highest Honors) and UMass, and graduate degrees from Ithaca College and the Cleveland Institute of Music, he is active as a composer in both the acoustic and electroacoustic worlds, with three Carnegie Hall premieres to his credit. He has written and orchestrated for the Utah Shakespearean Festival during their Tony Award-winning year and has completed his fifth film score. His classical works have been published by the Lorenz Corporation, Seesaw Music Publishers and the International Trumpet Guild. His book, "The Synergy of Film and Music: Sight and Sound in Five Hollywood Films" is published by Scarecrow Press.
He has authored over 300 published articles for Down Beat Magazine, the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, the Ithaca Journal and other magazines. He is a contributing editor for Journal SEAMUS, of the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the USA. He plays bassoon and contrabassoon with the Binghamton Philharmonic and other orchestras and is in demand as an R&B sax player.
John Snyder theremin,waterphone, digeridu. He began his musical career by singing in the church choir, high school and college band, and had a fascination with electronic music and the Theremin, and playing the ARP 2600 analog synthesizer. He's recorded and performed with jazz great, Joe McPhee , both in the USA and Europe, composing and performing electronic music with a collection of analog synths accompanied with synth-controlled laser image projections. He performs on the Australian-Aboriginal didjeridu and the Waterphone. John was involved for many years with David Darling’s Music for People, and more recently with Paul Winter’s Adventures in Sound Play workshops and currently works with sound healing. Joseph Perkins -bass. From Harlem, NY via Philadelphia, Pa. Has peformed extensively in throughout Northeast. Bassist with Sonando, Salse Libre, Unity Group, among many other groups and for over ten years has been principal bassist with the Eric Ross Blues Band.



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