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Contemporary Music Ensemble

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The Contemporary Music Ensemble, directed by Andrew Bliss, focuses on important chamber works from the historical and modern avant-garde. The ensemble uses a flexible roster of musicians and is housed under the UT Orchestra program.


PAST REPERTOIRE

2015-16

October 22–24, 2015 

University of Tennessee Contemporary Music Festival Concert #1

Marc Mellits Portrait Concert

  • Tight Sweater (2005), by Marc Mellits (b. 1966)
    • I. Exposed Zipper
    • II.Trans Fatty Acid’s Rein
    • III. Mara’s Lullaby
    • IV. Pickle Trousers
    • V. Evil Yellow Penguin
    • VI. Mechanically Separated Chicken Parts
  • Tapas (2007), by Marc Mellits
  • Revolution (2012), by Marc Mellits
    • III. Decemember, 1989
    • I. Groove Canon
  • Red (2008), Marc Mellits
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  • Black (2008/11), by Marc Mellits
  • Gravity (2013), by Marc Mellits

University of Tennessee Contemporary Music Festival Concert #2

Music for 18 Musicians

  • Music for 18 Musicians (1974–6), by Steve Reich (b. 1936)

2014-15

November 16, 2014

  • 1987, by Anna Clyne
  • Topografia Index 3 by Alexandre Lunsqui
  • Tethered Within by Nina C. Young
  • the eye (unblinking) by David Bithell

 

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