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Remember that we're interested in non-pop.   We're looking for constructive criticism, not partisan invective.  This is the only online forum that offers the opportunity for composers to get honest reactions to their work.   We urge you to contribute to this forum.


Botta-Branciforte Band

A very recent work by Chris Botta & Joe Branciforte and friends.

Joseph Branciforte - drums/composer
Chris Botta - guitar/composer
Josh Lopes - bass
Matt Moran - vibes
Andie Springer - violin/viola
Julianne Carney - violin
Evelyn Farny - cello
Engineered/mixed by Joseph Branciforte




Charles Wuorinen's Hexadactyl

William Anderson commissioned and recorded this work just for the Cygnus website.  This is the only place to hear Wuorinen's saucy little guitar solo entitled,  Hexadactyl.



Anderson's cover of *My Morphine*

My cover of Gillian Welch's My Morphine.

(performed by Bill, Oren & Haleh)





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