martedì , 20 Agosto 2019

Experimental

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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Walter Ruttmann – Stan Brakhage Tribute Konzert | Électronique Guérilla Orchestre

Electronic Live set – Tributo, Walter Ruttmann e Stan Brakhage 16 ottobre 2016. A cura della classe di Composizione con Mezzi Elettroacustici del M° Giosuè Grassia Interpreti – Adamo Iannelli – Alessio Politano – Andrea D’argenio – Giuseppe Carbone – Gaetano Pepe – Stefano Pascale – Valentino Santarcangelo Regia del Suono: Frank Mastrobuoni YouTube https://youtu.be/YxFMQqLv-5w

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Bernard et François Baschet

Bernard, né en 1917, et François Baschet, né en 1920, sont des créateurs d’instruments acoustiques. Bernard, est un ingénieur formé à l’Ecole Centrale de Paris. Il gère une petite entreprise familiale de bois pendant 15 ans. Mélomane, il apprécie la musique concrète de Pierre Henry et Pierre Schaeffer. François, résistant pendant la guerre, est ensuite enrôlé dans les services secrets …

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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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Pietro Grossi | Concerto on GE-115 Computer 1967

Dopo il diploma in violoncello al Conservatorio di Bologna nel 1936 vince il concorso per il posto di primo violoncello nell’orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino dove rimarrà fino al 1966. Nel 1941 si diploma in composizione e scrive le prime composizioni per orchestra e musica da camera. Nel 1956 vince il concorso per la cattedra di violoncello presso il conservatorio …

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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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Harry Partch | The Dreamer That Remains

Harry Partch (1901-1974) was an American composer, philosopher, inventor, instrument builder, and much more. Partch was born in Oakland, California, on June 24, 1901, and spent much of his early years in the American Southwest, where he was exposed to music and sound from a variety of cultures.  He enrolled at the University of Southern California to study composition, but …

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