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Fear of the unfamiliar future. Fear of the familiar past.

Alarm Will Sound Presents Modernists is available now from Cantaloupe Music. Modernism scares people. Is it because it’s new? That can’t be the whole explanation because everybody likes to discover new things, right? Maybe it’s the amount of newness. While … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing Song Books: Solo 61

We’re looking worldwide and webwide for performers to take part in our Song Books shows. It doesn’t matter where on the planet you are—as long as you have a webcam and a decent internet connection for streaming your performance of Solo 61 live. Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing Song Books: solo 6

Through Twitter, folks from far and wide submitted tiny sentences that combined adverbs, verbs, nouns and adjectives to be used in Solo 6. The I Ching then determined which of the words we’ll use in our shows. Continue reading

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Create and perform Song Books with us

Through social media, anyone can help create and actually participate in our production of John Cage’s “Song Books” in Cork (June 6), Amsterdam (June 9) and NYC (July 15). Sign up on Twitter or Facebook, and you’ll become part of Alarm Will Sound’s creative team. Continue reading

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Compose a piece for Alarm Will Sound

Alarm Will Sound are the Artists-in-Residence at the Mizzou New Music Summer Music Festival, held every July at the University of Missouri Columbia and sponsored by the Sinquefield Charitable Foundation. The Festival features world premieres of music by 8 composers selected through … Continue reading

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ASCAP Foundation Supports Alarm Will Sound

The ASCAP Foundation is supporting Alarm Will Sound’s residency at the Mizzou New Music Summer Festival. Along with Roger Reynolds and Anna Clyne, Alarm Will Sound will work closely with 8 resident composers in a week-long series of concerts, educational … Continue reading

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