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Music of Bruce Hamilton

Bruce Hamilton


Biography

Bruce Hamilton (b. 1966, Philadelphia) composes and performs music in a variety of genres. He has performed as a percussionist, improviser, and electronic musician for over 30 years. His music is published by Non Sequitur Music and can be heard on the Albany, Amaranth, and/OAR, black circle, Capstone, Aural Films, Ilse, [ink | fuel], Linear Obsessional, Memex, Parma, Phill, SEAMUS, Spectropol, split-notes, Three Legs Duck and Mark labels. He has been participating in the Sound-In community since its inception (as ImprovFriday) in the late aughts.

Hamilton's creative output is eclectic, exploring multiple styles and genre hybrids. He has received honors, awards and commissions from ALEA III, AMC, ASCAP, PAS, Barlow Endowment, Carbondale Community Arts, Indiana University, Jerome Foundation, National Society of Arts and Letters, Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, Exit 9 Percussion Group, Ensemble Kompulz, Iktus Duo, Drumartica, Whatcom Symphony, Fifth Inversion, Russolo-Pratella Foundation, and SEAMUS. Recent performances of his music have included those at NYCEMF, NWEAMO, ICMC, Friends of Rain, Electronic Music Midwest, JMU Contemporary Music Festival, Third Practice Festival, SEAMUS, Festival Sonica, Arts NOW, and the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. His collaborations with choreographer/filmmaker Susan Haines have been performed and presented in Brooklyn, Seattle, Eugene, Braga, and Dusseldorf.

His most recent large ensemble work was a double concerto commissioned and premiered by the INVERSE Percussion Project and Musique Militaire Grand-Ducal du Luxembourg. His most recent full-length albums are Lanes (2017, Spectropol); Winding (2016, Spectropol); drams (2012, Linear Obsessional (UK) and Compulse (as Skiks, 2011, split-notes (UK).

He has given masterclasses and lectures in Munich, Strasbourg, Frankfurt, Namur, Dudelange, Portland, Seattle, Olympia, Greensboro, Bloomington, Harrisonburg and Carbondale. A graduate of Indiana University (BM, MM, DM), Hamilton is Professor of Music at Western Washington University, where he teaches music theory, composition, and directs the electroacoustic music studio (WWEAMS). He is a co-organizer of the Sound Culture Adventures Festival, the Bellingham Electronic Arts Festival, and the Microtonal Adventures Festival. He runs the experimental Spectropol netlabel and has served on the boards of Make.Shift, UnTwelve, the Washington Composers Forum, and the Bellingham Alternative Library. Hamilton lives in Bellingham with composer Lesley Sommer and their son Miles. And some cats.

website: brucehamilton.info


CDs containing works by Bruce Hamilton:


Lanes
Lanes


Resonant Edges
Resonant Edges


Surge
Surge


Pathways
Pathways

Magic Vibes
Magic Vibes


Music From SEAMUS Vol 8
Music From SEAMUS Vol. 8


Music From SEAMUS Vol 7
Music From SEAMUS Vol. 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Music for Chamber Orchestra

Whatcom Ride
Rental: $100.00; Purchase: $200.00
2004, 7 minutes
Chamber Orchestra (1111 111 1perc, timp, piano, strings)
audio available


Music for Large Mixed Ensembles

Movements
Rental: $120.00; Purchase: $150.00
1997-1998, 15 minutes
15 Instruments
audio available

Kinetikos
Rental: $120.00; Purchase: $150.00
1994, 11 minutes
15 Instruments
audio available

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Band and Wind Ensemble Music
Double Concerto
Purchase: $75.00 digital files; $150.00 packaged
2016, 14 minutes
percussion duo, concert band and recorded sounds

Rider
Rental: $100.00; Purchase: $450.00
2002, 14 minutes, 45 seconds
Wind Ensemble: picc, 2 fl, 2 ob, Eh, 2 Bsn, Eb cl, 3 Bb cl, bass cl, 4 sax (2, 1, 1 [alto 1 dbl sop]), 4 hn, 5 tpt (tpt 1 dbl Eb, tpt 5 dbl flug), 2 trb, bass tb, euph, tb, timp, 4 perc
audio available audio available


Music for Mixed Chamber Ensembles

ESCAPadES
Purchase: $15.00 digital files; $30.00 packaged
2017, 4 minutes
flute and percussion

Four Pieces for Mixed Quintet
Purchase: $60.00 digital files; $100.00 packaged
2015, 18 minutes (4 movements)
flute, bassoon, violin, double bass, electric piano

munk punq tezilo
Purchase: $45.00 digital files; $75.00 packaged
2014, 12 minutes
clarinet, alto sax, accordion, piano, percussion

Two Pastorales
Rental: $75.00; Purchase: $100.00
1998, 10 minutes
flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano
audio available

verges
Rental: $95.00; Purchase: $120.00
1996, 12 minutes, 45 seconds
flute, oboe, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, cello
audio available

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Piano Music

Attractors
Purchase: $35.00 digital files; $50.00 packaged
2013, 8 minutes, 45 seconds
vibraphone, piano, and recorded sounds

fly out for cake
Purchase: $15.00
2001, 6 minutes
vibraphone and piano
audio available

Little Canons
Purchase: $5.00
2000, 2 minutes
two pianos

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Music for Winds

ESCAPadES
Purchase: $15.00 digital files; $30.00 packaged
2017, 4 minutes
flute and percussion

Comminglings
Purchase: $25.00 digital files; $50.00 packaged
2017, 5 minutes
woodwind quintet

Still Life
Purchase: $10.00
1994, 4 minutes, 30 seconds
clarinet
audio available audio available

Wintermute
Purchase: $45.00
1995, 9 minutes, 25 seconds
trombone and tape
audio available audio available

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Percussion Music

ESCAPadES
Purchase: $15.00 digital files; $30.00 packaged
2017, 4 minutes
flute and percussion

Double Concerto
Purchase: $75.00 digital files; $150.00 packaged
2016, 14 minutes
percussion duo, concert band and recorded sounds

Attractors
Purchase: $35.00 digital files; $50.00 packaged
2013, 8 minutes, 45 seconds
vibraphone, piano, and recorded sounds

Motion Stasis
Purchase: $35.00 digital files; $45.00 packaged
2012, 8 minutes
drum set and recorded sounds

Night Trips
Purchase: $35.00 digital files; $45.00 packaged
2012, 7 minutes, 35 seconds
vibraphone, marimba, and recorded sound

Stamino-sosti
Purchase: $40 digital files; $60 packaged
2007-2008, 10 minutes
percussion quartet and tape

Portals
Purchase: $35.00 digital files; $45.00 packaged
2004, 12 minutes, 25 seconds
multi-percussion soloist and tape
audio available audio available

fly out for cake
Purchase: $15.00
2001, 6 minutes
vibraphone and piano

Recurrences
Purchase: $10.00 digital file; $15.00 packaged
1999, 15 minutes (3 movements)
solo marimba
audio available audio available

Raptures of Undream
Purchase: $35.00 digital files; $45.00 packaged
1998, 7 minutes
percussion sextet
audio available audio available

Rituals
Purchase: $10.00 digital file; $15.00 packaged
1998, 10 minutes (5 movements)
solo timpani

Stunts and Traces
Purchase: $35.00 digital files; $45.00 packaged
1998, 10 minutes (4 movements)
marimba (6 mallet) and tape

Interzones
Purchase: $35.00 digital files; $45.00 packaged
1996, 10 minutes, 45 seconds
vibraphone and tape
audio available audio available

Torrential Variations
Purchase: $15.00
1993, 5 minutes
percussion duo for marching snare and quads

EDGE (Corrugated Box)
Purchase: $35.00 digital files; $45.00 packaged
1991, 15 minutes
multi-percussion soloist and tape
audio available audio available

Funketude
Purchase: $10.00
1989, 4 minutes
multi-percussion solo

Chopel Perilous
Purchase: $35.00
1989, 4 minutes
solo for two snare drums and tape

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Works with Tape and/or Electronics

Double Concerto
Purchase: $75.00 digital files; $150.00 packaged
2016, 14 minutes
percussion duo, concert band and recorded sounds

Attractors
Purchase: $35.00 digital files; $50.00 packaged
2013, 8 minutes, 45 seconds
vibraphone, piano, and recorded sounds

Night Trips
Purchase: $35.00 digital files; $45.00 packaged
2012, 7 minutes, 35 seconds
vibraphone, marimba, and recorded sound

Motion Stasis
Purchase: $35.00 digital files; $45.00 packaged
2012, 8 minutes
drum set and recorded sounds

Stamino-sosti
Purchase: $40 digital files; $60 packaged
2007-2008, 10 minutes
percussion quartet and tape

Portals
Purchase: $35.00 digital files; $45.00 packaged
2004, 12 minutes, 25 seconds
Multi-percussion soloist and Tape

Stunts and Traces
Purchase: $35.00 digital files; $45.00 packaged
1998, 10 minutes (4 movements)
marimba (6 mallet) and tape

Wintermute
Purchase: $45.00
1995, 9 minutes, 25 seconds
trombone and tape
audio available audio available

Interzones
Purchase: $35.00 digital files; $45.00 packaged
1996, 10 minutes, 45 seconds
vibraphone and tape
audio available audio available

EDGE (Corrugated Box)
Purchase: $35.00 digital files; $45.00 packaged
1991, 15 minutes
multi-percussion soloist and tape
audio available audio available

Chopel Perilous
Purchase: $35.00
1989, 4 minutes
solo for two snare drums and tape

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