A chamber work for eight amplified strings, Parallel History I is a bricolage of skewed appropriations from Western musical monuments, somewhat in the tradition of Anton Webern’s "arrangement" of a Bach fugue. In Parallel History I, the common practice harmony of the West has been "translated" into an alien scale using tones that were eclipsed by our standardized music notation. Parallel History I was written for Beyond/In Western New York, and this performance is a world premier.
Admission to this concert is free for members of the Burchfield-Penney and $5 for non-members. For more information, contact Don Metz at 878-6120 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Burchfield-Penney Art Center
The Burchfield-Penney Art Center is a museum dedicated to the art and vision of Charles E. Burchfield and distinguished artists of Buffalo Niagara and Western New York State. Through its affiliation with Buffalo State College, the museum encourages learning and celebrates our richly creative and diverse community. For more information, call (716) 878-6011 or visit www.burchfield-penney.org.
The museum is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students and $3 for children and is free for students, faculty and staff of Buffalo State College and members of the Burchfield-Penney.
The Burchfield-Penney Art Center thanks Lumsden and McCormick LLP, The Premier Group and an anonymous donor for their generous support of Beyond/In Western New York 2005. In addition, we thank Judge and Mrs. John T. Elfvin, Northtown Automotive Group, The Baird Foundation, Consulate General of Canada, Buffalo / Consulat g?n?ral du Canada, Buffalo, Hadley Exhibits Inc.and M&T Bank for supporting all 13 participating venues in presenting this exhibition.