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Three Tohoku Songs Recording by the Rosetta Ensemble

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The Rosetta Ensemble has posted a new recording of my Three Tohoku Songs, a set of three reimaginings of folk songs of Northern Japan for guitar and piano left hand. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/320876520″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Enjoy! The score is available for purchase through edition les pois: Japanese (800 yen)

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Reviews for “Beneath a Canopy of Angels…”

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The Post Haste Reed Duo‘s debut album, “Beneath a canopy of angels… a River of Stars,” which includes my 2011 work, bioMechanics, has been getting some great press. Check it out: Post-Haste Reed Duo: Beneath a Canopy of Angels…a River of Stars “Would that all new music and its performances were this tight and this […]

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Sonic Haiku (SEAMUS Electroacoustic Miniatures 2015)

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Check out my piece Lübeck Kireji on the new SEAMUS Electro-Acoustic Miniatures CD, “Sonic Haiku” While haiku are most famous for their brevity and 5-7-5 syllabic pattern, two other elements are necessary for a traditional haiku: an evocation of the season and a juxtaposition of two distinct images. The two images are separated by a […]

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Post-Haste Reed Duo CD available

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Post-Haste Reed Duo’s debut album (which includes my piece, bioMechanics) is now available. Thanks again to those of you who donated through the Kickstarter, and, if you didn’t reserve your advance copy, you can now get the album on Bandcamp, CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon, Spotify or most other places where you might buy music. The […]

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Nanbu Lullaby

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I’m thrilled to announce that the NY Licorice Ensemble has selected my new work, Nanbu Lullaby for clarinet choir to appear on their upcoming CD Project “Warabe-Uta Remix!” More details

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NOPera Performance from KISS2014

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I wrote previously about the Kyma International Sound Symposium in Lübeck last October, and Symbolic Sound the KISS2104 organizers have started posting some videos of the performances at the symposium, including my NOPera. Enjoy! KISS2014 — NOPera: Simon Hutchinson from Symbolic Sound on Vimeo.

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Some Tracks from “Lawn in the Sky”

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I’m just now getting back to updating my homepage after a busy few months editing, recording, and defending my dissertation. But, with that all successfully behind me, I’d like to share some of the recordings from our reading of Act I of “A Lawn in the Sky.” I had a wonderful group of volunteer performers […]

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Shin no Shin, for iPad and electronics

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Here’s another contemplative work that I premiered at the Future Music Oregon Concert on November 17th, using iPad and the Kyma system. It contrasted nicely with the Post Haste Duo’s performance of my chop-buster bioMechanics that was also on the concert (video of that performance coming soon). Simon Hutchinson – Shin no Shin from Simon […]

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Requiem, for Shamisen and Live Electronics

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For some time now, I’ve been revising my 2010 composition, “Requiem,” and I finally had a chance last month to get into the studio to make a video recording of the new version. Enjoy it on a system with bassy speakers: Simon Hutchinson – Requiem from Simon Hutchinson on Vimeo. This piece, for shamisen and […]