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Insects 05:35


"Insects" explores the intersection of two similar sounds: those of insects, and the various sometimes involuntary noises we produce with our own mouths. Composed late at night using sounds recorded from the composer’s own mouth and manipulated with Ableton Live.

Performed February 6, 2009, at Gates Recital Hall, West Chester University. Selected for performance in the Electro-Acoustic Jukebox, November 13 & 14, 2009, FEASt Festival, Florida International University. Selected for performance in the Beauty, Horror and Silence Festival, December 5, 2009, Harold Golen Gallery, Florida. Selected for performance at the SEAMUS National Conference, April 8-10, 2010, at St. Cloud University.

Featured in KVSC FM broadcast (www.kvsc.org/podcast_item.php?id=111).


released February 6, 2009

Album artwork: Stephen Lyth (original available at www.flickr.com/photos/st-stev/221914168/)


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Melissa Dunphy Philadelphia

Nationally acclaimed award-winning composer Melissa Dunphy specializes in political and theatrical vocal music, such as the smash hit 2009 choral work the Gonzales Cantata (featured on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow). Her compositions have been performed around the country by Chanticleer, the Simon Carrington Chamber Singers, St. Louis Chamber Chorus, and the American Opera Theater. ... more


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