cover to Three Camels for Orchestra by Ian VollmerAlthough cover to silences normalized in the complete organ works of Olivier MessiaenI’ve used  snippets and substantial segments of other people’s music in my own work for decades, I have always avoided terms like plunderphonics, sampling, mashups, and sound collage.

Sonically, the names sometimes fit, but I felt instinctively that I needed another term: Fair Use Music.

Three Camels for Orchestra

Sylvian’s Wood

silences normalized from the complete organ works of Olivier Messiaen (part 1)

Ravel’s Bolero on the flap-o-phone: Live on WFMU – May 17, 2010

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