NEOTROPE was written by Daniel Corral. It was premiered on 09-25-2010 by an accordion sextet riding on the Santa Monica Pier Carousel. The musicians rode the carousel while the audience listened as the music spun past them.
NEOTROPE was commissioned by Chris Kallmyer at Machine Project for the 2010 Santa Monica GLOW Festival.
The accordion ensemble is called Free Reed Conspiracy. The accordionsts were: Daniel Corral, Isaac Schankler, James Barry, Jimi Cabeza De Vaca, Chris Porter, and Rory Cowal
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