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Sound Art \ Percorsi della Creatività

di Maurizio Chiantone Il libro esamina lo sviluppo della sound art, pratica ormai consolidata e diffusa a partire dagli anni ‘50 intorno alla musica, l’architettura e le pratiche dell’arte mediatica. A differenza di molti studi sull’organizzazione dei suoni nel tempo, nella sound art installazioni e performances hanno una forte correlazione con lo spazio e con il complesso di interventi necessari …

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Saul Bass | Famous title sequences from Preminger to Scorsese

Some of the most remarkable opening titles designed by Saul Bass, sometimes in collaboration with his wife Elaine Bass. From “The Man with the Golden Arm” (1955) to “Casino” (1995), this video represents a substantial part of his creative legacy in chronological order. A NOTE ON COPYRIGHT: My only purpose in creating this video was to share these sequences with …

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Pieter Vanderbeck | Five O’Clock in the Morning (1966)

1966, 5:20 min, b&w, silent “5 O’clock in the Morning,” Pieter Vanderbeck. 1966. This video shows the slow motion of chestnuts and rocks after they’ve been dropped on a hard surface. The objects ricochet off of each other, spiraling in different directions. It reminded me of what are typically used as objects in still life drawings/paintings being seen in motion. Each rock …

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The ‘Variophone’ Yevgeny Sholpo. Russia, 1932

Developed in the Soviet Union in 1932 by Yevgeny Alexandrovitch Sholpo and Georgy Rimsky-Korsakov at the Central Laboratory of Wire Communication in Leningrad after several years research into performer-less music; the Variophone was an photo-electrical electronic instrument. The particular method used by the Variophone was a type of optical audio recording designed to allow the composition of lengthy polyphonic pieces …

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Pauline Oliveros | A Love Song

This year continues a stunning series of losses of some of the most important pioneers in electronic music. But of all those, Pauline Oliveros is without peer – an innovator in the art of listening itself. And we’ve learned she’s died at the age of 84. No one else in music has a resume like hers. She was capable of …

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Jean Claude Risset | Mutations (1969)

Jean-Claude Risset, who reimagined digital synthesis, has died Peter Kirn — November 22, 2016 We’re in a strange time, as we big farewell to a great generation of pioneers of electronic music. French composer Jean-Claude Risset’s work can still tickle our perception and challenge what’s possible. He helped expand the frontiers of what digital synthesis can do for our ears, and brought …

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Pierre Schaeffer | Études de bruits (1948)

History of Electroacoustic MusicPierre Schaeffer (1910-1995) was a graduate of the Paris Ecole Polytechnique, after which he went to work for Radiodiffusion Francaise (RF) as an engineer and broadcaster. In 1942, during the Nazi occupation, he convinced the RF to make him project director of research into a science of musical acoustics. He was able to use the station’s turntables, disc …

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The Living Theatre | Paradise Now: The Living Theatre in Amerika

“Life, revolution and theater are three words for the same thing: an unconditional NO to the present society.” – Julian Beck (Living Theatre) “Paradise Now … more relevant now because we’re closer to now than we ever have been.” – Hanon Reznikov (Living Theatre) Arthur Magazine proudly presents PARADISE NOW: The Living Theatre in Amerika DVD — a fulminating art-meets-life installation brought …

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Nam June Paik | Hommage a John Cage

Compie i suoi studi di estetica, arte e musica a Tokyo dove si laurea con una tesi su Arnold Schönberg. Tra il 1958 e 1963 partecipa alle manifestazioni Fluxus a Düsseldorf, è in contatto con artisti come John Cage e Wolf Vostell. Partecipa ad una mostra considerata oggi la prima esposizione di video arte, dal titolo Exposition of Music – Electronic television (Wuppertal, 1963) dove si mescolano musica elettronica e immagine elettronica. Paik …

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Maurizio Chiantone and Rasjid Cesar | Pollution 2016

A performance by: Maurizio Chiantone | Acousmatic Music – Rasjid Cesar | Butoh Dance – Festival EN CHAIR ET EN SON #2 | International meetings butoh dance and acousmatic music – Organised by AEA (Aventures Electro Acoustiques), – Motus compagnie musicale, Le Cube, Centre de création numérique. – Issy les Moulineaux – Paris, from 6th to 8th of october 2016. …

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