International Strange Music Day 2021
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3 months away ~ The 23rd Annual International #StrangeMusicDay
“Strange” can mean surprising, unexpected, or seemingly puzzling. The word suggests an air of mystery, challenging and/or delightful, that compels one in search of understanding.
1 of 3 (string orchestra version), The Diego Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts, music © 2008 by Patrick Grant / www.StrangeMusic.com, performed by SONYC: String Orchestra of NYC
2 of 3 (electric guitar version), The Diego Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts, music © 2013 by Patrick Grant, performed by Tilted Axes: Music for Mobile Electric Guitars and recorded as “Rivera Court” ℗ 2016 PGM1601 (ASCAP). Premiered March 20, 2013 at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
3 of 3 (techno music version), The Diego Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts, music © 2011 by Patrick Grant / www.StrangeMusic.com, performed by Hi-Q
For International Strange Music Day 2020 Tilted Axes: Music for Mobile Electric Guitars has created a collaborative video STRANGE CHANGES.
Here is version 1: “People, Places, and Things”
More iNFO at: www.tiltedaxes.com
A new video by Tilted Axes Music for Mobile Electric Guitars
for International Strange Music Day AUGUST 24
going live 8/24: https://vimeo.com/450127330
“Strange Changes” is presented in partnership with the Festival Música Estranha (São Paulo), Make Weird Music, and is made possible by generous private donations through our fiscal sponsor Fractured Atlas and with support from the NYU Tisch School of the Arts Adjunct Development Fund.
Patrick Grant is a Detroit-born American composer living and working in New York City. His works are a synthesis of classical, popular, and world musical styles that have found a place in concert halls, film, theater, dance, and visual media over three continents.
Read it on Esthetic Lens’ web site here: http://www.estheticlens.com/2020/08/21/creative-quarantine-composer-patrick-grant/