Andrew Boscardin: Composer and Guitarist

Eridania (For bass clarinet and marimba)

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Eridania (for bass clarinet and marimba) – performed by Transient Canvas from Andrew Boscardin on Vimeo. Eridania is believed to have been a colossal lake on ancient Mars, with a surface area that once spanned 1.1 million square kilometers. Were there chaotic and violent tsunamis, formed by plummeting asteroids during the Late Heavy Bombardment? Was the lake surrounded by tranquil beaches? Was there life beneath the depths? The waters of Eridania and any life they contained have been ghosts now for billions of years, and their secrets are buried deep…read more

“Divergent Boundaries” (for woodwind quintet)

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Divergent Boundaries (for woodwind quintet) from Andrew Boscardin on Vimeo. “Divergent Boundaries” (for woodwind quintet) – performed live by City of Tomorrow at Vermont College of Fine Arts, Friday, February 10, 2017. City of Tomorrow: Elise Blatchford – Flute Stuart Breczinski – Oboe Rane Moore – Clarinet Nanci Belmont – Bassoon Leander Star – Horn A divergent boundary is a location where tectonic plates are moving away from one another, causing seismic events from earthquakes to volcanic formation in the rifts created by their growing separation. This is not a…read more

String Quartet No. 1 (Movements 1 and 3)

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String Quartet No. 1 from Andrew Boscardin on Vimeo.   Movements 1 and 3 from my string quartet, performed Thursday, August 4th at Vermont College of Fine Arts. I. Mrs. Chippy – Alteration of Motion III. FĂ©licette – Body in Motion, Body at Rest Violin – Jennifer Choi Violin – Mary Rowell Viola – Jessica Meyer Cello – Ashley Bathgate Each of the three movements of String Quartet No. 1 takes its name and inspiration from a mostly unsung voyager from the annals of history. Mrs. Chippy was an explorer…read more