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"....a quasi-orchestral pallete of coloristic effects...deftly realized by Anderson as he shaped each entry with epigrammatic concentration." – Thomas May, The Washington Post

"Reconcile sounds that modernists exclude with sounds that minimalists exclude, as well as sounds that both exclude; on the technical plane, divorce a technique from the sound world of the technique's first use. These are, broadly, the principles that keep my music from falling into any currently entrenched circle."

– William Kentner Anderson

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William Kentner Anderson Der Weg ins Freie
2019, Furious Artisans (facd6819)

William Kentner Anderson Der Weg ins Freie

2019, Furious Artisans (facd6819)

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From the New Focus Website

Guitarist/composer William Kentner Anderson releases a collection of works ... music is not like anything else, often engaging with simple musical materials-pop songs, folksongs and folk lyrics. He breaks barriers-asking his guitarists to sing backup vocals, incorporating Tibetan overtone singing in his setting of Djuna Barnes' "Paradise", integrating an uillean piper into the Cygnus Ensemble.


Camerata 21, Vol. 04
2018, Marsyas Productions

Camerata 21, Vol. 04

2018, Marsyas Productions

Works by Mario Davidovsky, Emil Awad, Jeffrey Nichols, Jose Saldaña, William Anderson, Robert Pollock

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Nameless: Works by Matthew Greenbaum
2015, Furious Artisans (FACD6812)

Nameless: Works by Matthew Greenbaum

2015, Furious Artisans (FACD6812)

Matthew Greenbaum is the only composer in New York to be a mentee of both Stefan Wolpe and Mario Davidovsky. Wolpe was one of the many great minds who were forced to our shores by historical circumstances, and arriving here, found that there was interest in what they had to offer. Stravinsky, Hindemith, Krenek, Schoenberg, as well as Stefan Wolpe all tried to put down roots in the Western Hemisphere, with varied success. Or, perhaps it’s more fair to say that their influence is paying off very slowly over a long period of time.


Le Cirque: Anderson-Fader Duo
2011, Furious Artisans (FACD6811)

Le Cirque: Anderson-Fader Duo

2011, Furious Artisans (FACD6811)

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Scott Johnson - Bowery Haunt (electric guitar duo)
Charles Wuorinen - Dodecadactyl
Martin Rokeach - Fantasy on 12 Strings
Chester Biscardi - Resisting Stillness
Sidney Corbet - Le Cirque, after Chagall (title track, with soprano Elizabeth Farnum)
Robert Pollock - Entertwined
David Lang - Warmth (electric guitar duo)
Frank Brickle - Genius Loci (guitar and mandolin)
William Anderson/Gillian Welch - My Morphine