lunedì , 18 Febbraio 2019

Experimental

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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Pietro Grossi | Progetto 2/3

Pietro Grossi (Venezia, 15 aprile 1917 – Firenze, 21 febbraio 2002), dopo aver conseguito il diploma in violoncello e composizione al Conservatorio di Musica di Bologna, nel 1936, a diciannove anni vince il concorso per il posto di primo violoncello nell’orchestra del Maggio musicale fiorentino. Nel 1941 si diploma in composizione e comincia a scrivere opere per orchestra e musica …

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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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Mauricio Kagel Staatstheater: Repertoire (1967-1970)

Kagel’s interest in the theatricality of objects is also a demonstration of the detachment he wishes to keep between an object and its function, presenting situations with diverse interpretative possibilities, keeping the audience frustrated as to the purpose of the actions and the objects connected with them. Repertoire, a movement taken from his major theatre work Staatstheater, presents a hundred …

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Mauricio Kagel Antithese (1962)

In 1962 the Argentine-German composer Mauricio Kagel (1931-2008) completed an innovative multimedia/interdisciplinary piece, Antithese für einen Darsteller mit elektronischen und öffentlichen Klängen. The unique compositional style and formal structure consisting of heterogeneous compositional components reflected his profound insights into issues inherent in postwar avant-garde music. Kagel remarked strikingly that “anarchy in the piece was omnipresent.” Indeed, his use of the …

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Laurie Anderson – Home Of The Brave (1986)

Home of the Brave is a 1986 American concert film directed by and featuring the music of Laurie Anderson. The film’s full on-screen title is Home of the Brave: A Film by Laurie Anderson. The performances were filmed at the Park Theater in Union City, NJ, during the summer of 1985. Good Evening (instrumental) Zero and One (spoken word) Excellent …

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Maryanne Amacher ‎– Sound Characters (Making The Third Ear) – 1999

Maryanne Amacher (1943-2009) October 22, 2009 by Kyle Gann [For emendation to the above dates, see updates below.] The music world lost one of its most bizarre characters today, and I say that with the utmost affection. Maryanne Amacher was an amazing composer of sound installations, who occasionally taught courses at Bard. I first encountered her in 1980 at New Music America …

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Miguel Álvarez-Fernández – Bacchus

“Bacchus”, a new installation by DissoNoiSex (Asia Piascik, Stefan Kersten and Miguel Álvarez-Fernández), presented at the Vinfonies Festival (Vilafranca del Penedès, Barcelona), 10-13 November 2011. “Bacchus” is based on the electrical conductivity of wine: even the slightest trace of fluid on the smooth, white surface closes an oscillatory feedback loop between three metal electrodes and produces a manifold of sounds, …

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Kenji Kojima – The Sound of Fountain

Kenji Kojima has been experimenting with the relationships between perception and cognition, technology, music and visual art since early 90s. Born in Japan, and moved to New York in 1980. He created RGB Music series, an interdisciplinary work exploring the relation between images and music. In 2008, as part of the series, the sound installation “Subway Synesthesia” exhibited in New York …

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Videodokument o Milanovi Adamčiakovi

Milan Adamčiak (1946) is a Slovak composer, cellist and musicologist; author of acoustic objects, installations and unconventional musical instruments; a performer, visual artist, experimental poet, and mystifier. Biography Born 1946 in Ružomberok. After studying cello at the Music school in Žilina (1962-1968) he continued his music studies at the Faculty of Philosophy of Comenius University Bratislava (1968-1973). In 1972-1991 he worked at the Institute of …

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