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1.the nature of something's ingredients or constituents; the way in which a whole or mixture is made up.
2.a work of music, literature, or art.
"Confidence" is from the solo EP & RogueViolin debut, "Ètudes" This collection of acoustic-electric songs is both in itself an étude in which each song is a production exercise implementing a different musical technique, and also a narrative about navigating a competitive and emotionally abusive academic journey. Featuring early 1900’s samples from the Citizen DJ collection from the Library of Congress, the songs range in themes from Idealism to Shame, & Flirtation. The work seeks ways in which we might find catharsis and overcome narratives of our younger selves. Writer, Producer & Artist: Samantha Bounkeua Mastering Engineer: Martina Albano Mentorship: Chrissy Tignor & Steven Lee Tracy Samples from: Citizen DJ Project, Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division. Album cover/media assets: Ruth Christopherson Learn more at www.rogueviolin.com
An original composition by Samantha Bounkeua about ocean pollution, commissioned by Cassandra Bendickson and the LUFTBASSOONS thanks to a grant in 2019 from the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona. Selected for virtual premiere at 2021 International Meg Quigley Vivaldi Competition and for a live in person group performance of 60+ bassoonists at the 2022 International Meg Quigley Vivaldi Competition. 0:00 LuftBassoon Intro 0:42 Composer's Notes 2:14 Mvt I: Oil On Water 4:33 Mvt II: Microplastics 5:33 Mvt III: Sea Life 7:06 Mvt IV: Great Pacific Garbage Patch
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