mercoledì , 8 Luglio 2020

Electronic

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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Maddalena Fagandini | Interval Signal

Maddalena Fagandini,  was one of the more unsung of the pioneering women producers and composers who developed the techniques and sounds of electronic music in the early days of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. There’s some confusion about the precise dates of her residency in Room 13, the Workshop’s hideaway within the big barn of the Maida Vale studios. This is …

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Lejaren Hiller | Nightmare Music For Magnetic Tape

LeJaren Hiller Avalanche/ Nightmare Music/ Suite for Two Pianos and Tape/ Computer Music for Tape and Percussion. Lejaren Arthur Hiller (February 23, 1924 in New York City – January 26, 1994 in Buffalo, New York) was an American composer. In 1957 he collaborated with Leonard Issacson on his String Quartet No. 4, Illiac Suite, the first significant use of a computer to compose music. In 1958 Hiller founded the …

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James Whitney – Lapis (1966)

(1921-1982) Nationality: american James WHITNEY was born in 1921, in Pasadena, California, and lived all his life in the Los Angeles area. He studied painting, and travelled in England before World War II. James completed seven short films over four decades and collaborated with his brother John for some of his film work. The first of the brothers’ films was …

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Jocy De Oliveira

Jocy de Oliveira is a Brazilian pianist and composer. Her career displays the rich discourse that most of Latin American has had over the last century within local paradigms of avant-garde music, and with its international community. As a concert pianist she worked with Cage and Stravinsky, had works composed for her by Xenakis, Berio and Santoro, and her extensive …

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Lo Studio di fonologia della RAI di Milano

Nel 1954, Maderna e Berio iniziarono a pensare di fondare uno Studio di fonologia presso la RAI di Milano, dove già lavoravano. Ricorda Maderna: “S’era dovuto convincere una quantità di gente, s’erano prodotti, con i primi scarsi mezzi messici a disposizione numerevoli ‘effetti’, pezzi e pezzettini ad usun Delfini, roba a buon mercato ma che piaceva ai palati non troppo …

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Bill Fontana – Harmonic Bridge

I have worked for the past 45 years creating installations that use sound as a sculptural medium to interact with and transform our perceptions of visual and architectural settings. These have been installed in public spaces and museums around the world including San Francisco, New York, Paris, London, Berlin, Venice, Sydney and Tokyo. My sound sculptures use the human and/or …

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Ritratto di Città, Studio per una rappresentazione radiofonica (1954).

“E’ molto difficile spiegare come succeda e perchè succeda. E’ anche molto difficile sorprenderlo, scoprirlo. Parlo naturalmente di quel minuto, o di quell’ora, o di quel secondo, non importa, in cui a ogni nuovo risveglio di mattino la città si ritrova tutta, improvvisamente e con sorpresa, coperta dal silenzio.” Con queste parole comincia Ritratto di città, il racconto, lo spettacolo …

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Mika Vainio – Heijastuva

Long and slowly developing title track Heijastuva is a Mika Vainio’s implementation of Robert Fripp and Brian Eno’s guitar feedback experiments from 70’s. B-side’s three ultra minimal and subtle tracks speak about light and fragility of life. Entitled Heijastuva, it’s comprised of four new tracks from the Finnish artist, including the long pieces ‘Heijastuva’ (a loop-based, slowly unfolding study in guitar …

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