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William WinantSilver Streetcar for Orchestraby Alvin Lucier A triangle solo?  Yes, but wait . . . At Solstice, 2019, the percussionist William Winant came to the Tank to perform a solo concert and proved masterful at playing the whole structure as one big drum.  Among the pieces he brought was this one, by composer Alvin […]

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Sherry FinzerThe Making of Renewal One of the few musicians who got out to the TANK in the pandemic year of 2020, Sherry Finzer made an epic car trip north from her home in Arizona to record a new album, Renewal. Sherry is a master at the flute and at playing the grand instrument of […]

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A short film byStar Rosencransand Joshua Hill Music by Bill FrisellRecorded in the TANK on April 28, 2019 For the Winter Solstice, this song of hopeplayed by Bill Frisellin a film of momentsfrom Rangely, Colorado. Wishing you the peace and joy of the season. At his 2019 residency at the TANK, guitarist and composer Bill […]

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Michael HarrisonJust Constellations Performed byRoomful of Teeth In 2017, the astonishing, GRAMMY-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth came to the TANK. Among the compositions they performed and recorded was this one, Michael Harrison’s Just Constellations. After Bach, musicians adopted the compromise tuning system of equal temperament, in which all intervals are mildly dissonant, but compatible […]

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Joseph Tompkins4Round Marc Damoulakis, PercussionJeremy Epp, PercussionJoseph Tompkins, PercussionKevin Watkins, Percussion Recorded by Jamey LamarCommissioned by Strings Music Festival In 2018, four percussionists came to the Tank to perform this masterful work “4Round,” which was created specifically for the Tank and deeply explores the reverberations of its unique space. One challenge that Joseph Tompkins faced in […]