Bang On A Can: Renegade Heaven

Bang On A Can is a New York-based consortium of contemporary composers and musicians dedicated to making music "between the cracks." "Renegade Heaven" is an album of funky, in-your-face, contemporary classical music whose inspirations range from the Beatles to broken Belgian escalators.
Renegade Heaven
Released: 2/10/2001
Label: Cantaloupe
All Bang On A Can profiles…
Strawberry Fields
Bang on a Can plays music that defies categorization, and for composer Michael Gordon, even the Beatles are fuel for experimentation
Exquisite Corpses
Composer Phil Kline pays homage to the ghosts that roam the streets of New York with a lively suite of interconnected dances.
Renegrade Heaven
Composer Julia Wolfe helps put the renegade in "Renegade Heaven" with a piece that ascends to stratospheric heights as it reaches towards the spirit.
Escalator
Composer Arnold Dreyblatt introduces the sonic experience of a malfunctioning Belgian escalator to the musical repertoire
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