Robert Scott Thompson
Composer of instrumental, ambient, and electroacoustic music - ranging in style from avant-garde classical music to popular music.
Working in the areas of high modernism, extended instrumental resources, computer assisted composition, chamber music, orchestral music, acousmatic music, software synthesis, sonic art, music for film, sonic interactivity and sound installation.
International award-winning composer with over 50 solo recordings and numerous works on compilations distributed both in physical form internationally (CDs in stores such as Amazon.com) and in digital format online (iTunes, for example).
More detailed information, contact details, licensing details, sound clips, and downloads are available at the label website for Aucourant Records (BMI) and Aucourant Media Productions (BMI). Music published in print with American Composers Edition (BMI).
Update to official website coming soon!
Robert Scott Thompson is an electroacoustic composer who has labored in relative obscurity for years--releasing a large number of works in a surprising number of genres. Two Thompson releases, "The Silent Shore" and "Frontier", gave his music wider distribution and opened his talent up to a larger group of ambient aficionados. The two discs were fabulously diverse displays of ambience, dark and light. To my mind, "The Silent Shore" is one of the finest ambient releases of the 1990s, and "Frontier" was a more than worthy follow-up.
Thompson's music is extremely cerebral and academic, fitting into genre definitions quite tenuously. The totality of his work may not be to a particular listener’s tastes every time, but one can always be sure Thompson is treading new territories, experimenting with sound, continuously moving forward.
~ The Ambient Review
What is here:
Some tracks are from published albums but much of what you will hear is unpublished or early versions of published recordings. More and more, this space is being used to post tracks that are studio out-takes. This music is not always found elsewhere.
Tracks are being added continuously. Most are downloadable and I suggest downloading as the tracks may not be continuously available and are generally unpublished versions of things.
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Special note to film makers, video makers, choreographers, media makers, and game designers:
Custom music is available for commercial and independent films, film students, game designers and anyone in need of original music for specific projects (dance, theatre, installation, etc.). Please send an email for details. FOR INFORMATION SEND AN EMAIL TO: aandr [at] aucourantrecords [dot] com
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Long live collaboration and sharing!
Peace to you all!
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