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Alejandro Rutty

Greensboro, NC         

A unique feature of Rutty’s music is its affection for textures suggested by modern recording processing techniques and the use South American Music tropes as part of the music’s surface.

Rutty’s compositions and arrangements have been played by numerous groups, including  the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, and Symphony Orchestras in Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil.

Alejandro Rutty is Professor of Music Composition at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

 www.alejandrorutty.com

Exhaling Space, for string quartet (2015)

Exhaling Space, for string quartet.
Written for the Carlos Chávez String Quartet

Following NASA’s release of images of Saturn’s moon Enceladus sending plumes into space, or “exhaling”, Exhaling Space explores various metaphors about the space where celestial bodies ‘breath’ and also about the intimate act of our own breathing. The piece itself inhales with intensity and vitality only to exhale, dissipating into space.

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Less, for percussion quartet (2016)

Hypnotic, lyrical and rhythmically meticulous, Less for percussion quartet makes for a singular experience for performers and audiences. The combination of melodic dreamy textures, a scrupulous rhythmic spine, and a delicate sound world offers multiple angles and opportunities for subtle and expressive music-making.

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A Future of Tango; Concerto for Saxophone Quartet and Orchestra – Part III

The third movement of a concerto for saxophone quartet and orchestra—chamber orchestra in this performance—where the composer imagined possible appearances of Argentine tango styles in imagined distant futures.

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