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The Tri-Centric Foundation

The Tri-Centric Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that supports the ongoing work and legacy of Anthony Braxton, while also cultivating and inspiring the next generation of creative artists to pursue their own visions with the kind of idealism and integrity Braxton has demonstrated throughout his long and distinguished career.

The Tri-Centric Foundation's activities are supported in part by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, through the Doris Duke Performing Artist Award and the MAP Fund (also supported in part by the Mellon Foundation), the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, MediaThe Foundation, the Charles and Cerise Jacobs Charitable Foundation, the Torsten Wiesel Commissioning Award, our individual donors, the board and membership of the Tri-Centric Foundation, and friendly experiencers everywhere.
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Announcing the Torsten Wiesel Commissioning Award
6/3/2014

Nobel Prize winner Dr. Torsten Wiesel and Tri-Centric are proud to announce a new commissioning award celebrating Dr. Wiesel's 90th birthday, honoring a lifetime of engagement with experimental music, a history of mentorship and education, and the deep connections between the creative processes of the sciences and the arts. The Torsten Wiesel Commissioning Award will offer an emerging or mid-career composer the too-rare opportunity to explore their ideas for larger ensemble, creating a new work to be premiered in 2015 by the Tri-Centric Orchestra under Braxton's mentorship and guidance. For more information about Dr. Weisel, please visit http://www.rockefeller.edu/research/faculty/labheads/TorstenWiesel.

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  4. 12 Duets (DCWM) 2012 Box Set

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    Anthony Braxton: sopranino, soprano, alto, baritone, bass, and contrabass clarinet, electronics;Erica Dicker: violin, prepared/scordatura violin;Kyoko Kitamura: voice;Katherine Young: bassoon, electronics
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    Anthony Braxton: sopranino, soprano, alto, baritone, bass, and contrabass clarinet, electronics with on Discs 1-4 Kyoko Kitamura: voice on Discs 5-8 Erica Dicker: violin, prepared/scordatura violin on Discs 9-12 Katherine Young: bassoon, electronics   Discs 1-4 ;Recorded August 14th and 15th, 2012   Disc 5-8;Recorded August 21st and 22nd, 2012;;Discs 9-12;Recorded August 28th and 29th, 2012
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    Conductor: Anthony Braxton;Assistant conductor, vocal conductor: Taylor Ho Bynum;Assistant conductor: Matthew Welch;;Vocals: ;Kamala Sankaram: coloratura soprano as 'Helena';Anne Rhodes: coloratura soprano as 'Sundance';Jen Shyu: soprano as 'Shala';Kyoko Kitamura: soprano as 'Ntzockie';Elizabeth Saunders: mezzo soprano as 'Alva';Fay Victor: mezzo soprano as 'Kim';Nick Hallett: tenor as 'David';Richard Harper: tenor as 'Ojuwain';Wesley Chinn: baritone voc) as 'Joreo';Chris DiMeglio baritone as 'Bubba John Jack';Michael Douglas Jones: bass as 'Zakko';Stan Scott: bass as 'Ashmenton';;Instrumental soloists:;Nicole Mitchell: piccolo;Leah Paul: flute;Salim Washington: oboe;Dave Kadden: english horn;Matt Bauder: clarinet;Oscar Noriega: alto clarinet;John Sinton: bass clarinet;Dan Blake: soprano sax;Dan Voss: alto sax;Nate Wooley: trumpet;Reut Regev: trombone;Jay Rozen: tuba;;Tri-Centric Orchestra:;Michel Gentile, Nicole Mitchell, Leah Paul: flute;Christa Robinson, Salim Washington: oboe;Katie Scheele, Dave Kadden: english horn;Jason Mears, Matt Bauder, Dan Blake: clarinet;Oscar Noriega: alto clarinet;John Sinton, Mike McGinnis: bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet;Sara Schoenbeck, Brad Balliet: bassoon;Katie Young: contrabassoon;Mark Taylor: french horn;Gareth Flowers, Nate Wooley: trumpet;Dan Blacksberg, Reut Regev: trombone;Sam Kulik: bass trombone;Jay Rozen: tuba;Chris Dingman, Tyshawn Sorey: percussion;Cory Smythe: piano;Shelley Burgon: harp;Erica Dicker, Sarah Bernstein, Olivia De Prato, Jason Kao Hwang, Sylvia Ryerson, Andie Springer, Skye Steele, Mazz Swift: violin;Jessica Pavone, Amy Cimini, Brian Thompson: viola;Tomas Ulrich, Tomeka Reid, Shanda Wooley: cello;Ken Filiano, Kris Saebo, Carl Testa: bass