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Music of Jon Gibson (b.1960): The Dance

Album Summary

>Gibson, Jon [Avant-Garde] : Stalling into Elation, for tape
>Gibson, Jon [Avant-Garde] : Three Lives and Something, for instruments & found sounds
>Gibson, Jon [Avant-Garde] : Extensions 2, for conch shell, rainstick, bongos & found sounds
>Gibson, Jon [Avant-Garde] : Down the Road, for instruments & found sounds
>Gibson, Jon [Avant-Garde] : Song 3, for soprano saxophone
>Gibson, Jon [Avant-Garde] : Whistles and Dogs, for instruments & found sounds
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Notes & Reviews:

Orange Mountain Music presents The Dance, a collection of works by composer Jon Gibson. Long-associated with the minimalist music scene, Gibson was a founding member and performer with the Philip Glass Ensemble. Steve Reich's 1967 composition Reed Phase was written especially for him. Gibson has been working extensively in the world of dance. This program includes some recent and older dance pieces including recent commissions for choreographer Nina Winthrop & Dancers.



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Works Details

>Gibson, Jon [Avant-Garde] : Stalling into Elation, for tape
  • Running Time: 11 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Gibson, Jon [Avant-Garde] : Three Lives and Something, for instruments & found sounds
  • Running Time: 18 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Gibson, Jon [Avant-Garde] : Extensions 2, for conch shell, rainstick, bongos & found sounds
  • Performers: Bill Ruyle (Bongos); John Snyder (Conch Shell); John Snyder (Percussion)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1991

>Gibson, Jon [Avant-Garde] : Down the Road, for instruments & found sounds
  • Running Time: 11 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2011

>Gibson, Jon [Avant-Garde] : Song 3, for soprano saxophone
  • Performer: Jon Gibson
  • Running Time: 5 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1976

>Gibson, Jon [Avant-Garde] : Whistles and Dogs, for instruments & found sounds
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary