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Rutty, Alejandro

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Polymeter in Twentieth-Century Music: A Study in Notational Methods 2008 2347 The purpose of this study was to find rationales for polymetric notation by studying selections of twentieth-century music. By discussing the nature of various passages, notational methods were linked to each different polymetric scenario. A distinct...
Composing music more accessible to the hearing-impaired 2009 1156 "A hearing-impaired individual's perception of the world is not devoid of music. Unable to hear sounds the way most people can, deaf persons often receive audio information through other means including: the tactile sensation of sound vibr...
Collapse : for three cellos, two basses, and two percussionists 2009 472 Music score...
Collapse 2009 2065 Audio file...
Collapse 2009 1956 Video file...
Live manipulation of documentary audio in a narrative electroacoustic concert piece 2011 508 Documentary musical and theatrical works span a wide variety of genres, styles, and media. Such musical works typically involve fixed electronic media, either alone or--as in Steve Reich's Different Trains--with an accompanying acoustic ensemble. Mos...
Bipolarity 2012 92 The purpose of this work is to explore the possibilities of advanced contrapuntal techniques in music. Bipolarity is a composition consisting of two complete, self-contained works that were also designed to be performed simultaneously. The fact that ...
Universal density: a musical representation of astronomical objects and concepts 2012 122 Universal Density is a musical composition for digital electronic media. It takes the listener on a rapid tour of the universe that starts in the far away Southern Local supervoid and abruptly ends at the edge of our Solar system. Various astronomica...
Incorporation of Humpback whale song in an electroacoustic concert piece 2013 265 Inclusion and usage of humpback whale song within the context of an electroacoustic or acoustic ensemble has been used in recent twentieth and twenty-first century literature such as George Crumb's Vox Balaenae. New humpback whale song research techn...
Winds of change 2013 92 Winds of Change attempts to build upon the recent tradition of monophonic compositional practice by combining techniques directed at setting a central musical line to maintain interest and create textural clarity. These techniques are primarily inspi...
Perceptions from the highline 2013 42 Perceptions from the Highline is a concerto for electric guitar and chamber ensemble. As a composer and a guitarist, I am constantly searching for new and compelling ways to compose for the electric guitar in conjunction with acoustic instruments. Th...