sabato , 28 Novembre 2020

Avant-garde

Felix Kubin & ensemble Integrales. Echohaus

Echohaus was recorded in and around Levin’s Electric Avenue studio in the basement of WESTWERK, a former squat and cultural centre for non-commercial art and music in Hamburg. A special recording technique was developed for the project whereby the musicians played simultaneously in separate rooms, connected to each other only by headphones. This was done in order to achieve a …

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Harry Smith Heaven and Earth magic

Harry Smith 1923 – 1991   Imperdibile per ogni cinefilo che si dichiara tale, Heaven and Earth Magic di Harry Smith, filmaker, musicologo, pittore e antropologo. L’opera la raccontò così: “La prima parte descrive il mal di denti dell’eroina, conseguente alla perdita di un’anguria di gran valore, le sue vicende odontoiatriche e il trasferimento in paradiso. Dopodichè il film fa …

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Zygmunt Krauze

composer and pianist, born 19 September 1938 in Warsaw. He studied piano with Maria Wiłkomirska (graduated in 1962) and composition with Kazimierz Sikorski (degree in 1964) at the State Higher School of Music in Warsaw. The French government granted him a scholarship for composition studies with Nadia Boulanger in Paris (1966-67). Since 1963 he has given many concerts in Europe …

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Ned Lagin

Ned Lagin (born March 17, 1948) is an American artist, photographer, scientist, composer, and keyboardist. Lagin is considered a pioneer in the development and use of minicomputers and personal computers in real-time stage and studio music composition and performance. Ned Lagin was born in New York City and raised on Long Island in Roslyn Heights, New York. Growing up, Lagin …

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Herbert Eimert – Robert Beyer | Klang im unbegrenzten Raum

Herbert Eimert & Robert Beyer | Klang im unbegrenzten Raum – Sound in Unlimited Space 1952 Robert Beyer, born in Germany 1901, involved in the early years of German electronic music with Herbert Eimert. by Tuna Akbaşlı

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Herbert Eimert ‎– Elektronische Musik

Herbert Eimert (8 April 1897 – 15 December 1972) was a German music theorist, musicologist, journalist, music critic, editor, radio producer, and composer. Herbert Eimert was born in Bad Kreuznach. He studied music theory and composition from 1919–1924 at the Cologne Musikhochschule with Hermann Abendroth, Franz Bölsche (de), and August von Othegraven. In 1924, while still a student, he published an Atonale Musiklehre (Atonal Music Theory Text) which, together with a twelve-tone string quartet composed for the end-of-term examination concert, …

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Henry Cowell: Heroic Dance (1931)

California Parallèle Ensemble diretto da Nicole Paiement. Immagini tratte dal flm “Step across the Border”. by TheWelleszCompany   Henry Dixon Cowell (Menlo Park, 11 marzo 1897 – New York, 10 dicembre 1965) è stato un compositore, teorico musicale e pianista statunitense. La sua musica ricopre un vasto raggio di tecniche ed espressioni, partendo da sperimentazioni ritmiche e armoniche e finendo con occuparsi di sonorità particolari, su strumenti nuovi o modificati. “Nessun altro compositore del nostro tempo ha …

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Salvatore Martirano – L’s GA for Gassed-Masked Politico, Helium Bomb and Two Channel Tape

Salvatore Giovanni Martirano, internationally acclaimed American composer, was born on January 12th, 1927 in Yonkers, NY, a son of Alexander and Mary Mazzullo Martirano. He died at the age of 68 on Friday, November 17th, 1995. Professor Martirano studied composition with Herbert Elwell at Oberlin College (1947-51), Bernard Rodgers at The Eastman School of Music (1952), and with Luigi Dallapiccola …

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Henning Christiansen & Joseph Beuys – Requiem of Art Op. 50

“We were of course very impressed by Cage when we were in Darmstadt, but he has his house and I have mine.” — Henning Christiansen While countless pages of energy, words and print have been laid down concerning such alternative musical heroes as Sun Ra, Stockhausen, Miles Davis and John Cage to name but four, relatively little attention has been …

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