This is the world premiere of "Sprocket," composed by Steven Snowden for Akropolis and percussionist Zac Bru, featuring a rideable percussion bike designed and built by Detroit metal artist Juan Martinez.
Mvt 1 - Like a drifting fog; Irreverent, Funky (0:00)
Mvt 2 - Ringing, Reverberant; Sinuous (03:32)
Mvt 3 - A little janky (08:02)
Mvt 4 - Coy, flirtatious (11:04)
Mvt 5 - Brutal; Ferocious, merciless (12:58)
Major funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, New Music USA, High Wire Lab, and Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.
The performance took place at Wasserman Projects in Detroit, MI as part of our annual Together We Sound festival. https://akropolisquintet.or...