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Faculty Recital to be Held at Hamilton


E. Michael Richards, associate professor ofmusic at Hamilton College, will present a concert featuring music forclarinet/bass clarinet on Saturday, April 6, at 8 p.m., in Wellin Hall of theSchambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts. The concert, titled,"Almost All-American," is free and open to the general public.

The performance will feature various American composers including: JasonUechi, who incorporates computer processed speech sounds into his music,Judith Shatin, who has won numerous awards and commissions from variousorganizations including the Kronos Quartet, Elliot Schwartz, who has receivedcommissions from the Minnesota Orchestra and the Cincinnati Symphony and EricDolphy, who has been regarded as one of the most inventive jazzsaxophonists/bass clarinetists in jazz history.

The program will include Uechi's "Hearing Voices" for clarinet and computertape, Shatin's "Meridians" for solo clarinet, Schwartz's "Halo" for solo bassclarinet and Dolphy's bass clarinet solo from "God Bless the Child." Richardswill also perform the American premiere of "Kochi II" by the Japanese composer,Isao Matsushita.

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