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Sound art

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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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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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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Max Eastley | Hydrophone String Installation and others

Max Eastley – Hydrophone String Installation + Half Speed Metal Installation + Stone Circle 2 Max Eastley is an internationally recognised artist who combines kinetic sculpture and sound into a unique art form. His sculptures exist on the border between the natural environment and human intervention and use the driving forces of electricity, wind, water and ice. He has exhibited both …

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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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Leonard Bernstein | The Making of West Side Story

A behind the scenes look into the recording sessions with Kiri Te Kanawa (Maria), José Carreras (Tony), Tatiana Troyanos (Anita) and Kurt Ollmann (Riff), conducted by Leonard Bernstein. 1984 Leonard Bernstein Date of Birth 25 August 1918, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA Date of Death 14 October 1990, New York City, New York, USA  (heart attack) Birth Name Louis Eliezer Bernstein Nickname Lennie Renowned composer (“West Side Story”, “Candide”, …

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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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Joe Jones, Smoking | 1966

Fluxus video art “Smoking” by Joe Jones The Fluxus movement of the 1960s brought together a wide range of artists who work in different mediums to create an anti-art aesthetic. This video by Joe Jones entitled “Smoking” from 1966 is 5 minutes and 10 seconds of video showing a puff of smoke that appears stagnant moving slowly through the frame. The …

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Paul Chain “Satan’s Future” Dying Edition | 2016

il responsabile di RMEDL [Radical Matters – Editions/Label], un etichetta discografica / casa edritice indipendente, Sandro Gronchi ci presenta la nuova edizione dell’oggetto sonoro / multiplo, appena pubblicata. L’etichetta è specializzata in edizioni d’arte e da collezione, sound objects e multipli d’arte. Si tratta di un'”edizione morente” basta su un disco in ceramica sette pollici, riproducibile con un qualsiasi giradischi. L’oggetto sonoro in ceramica …

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Max Neuhaus – Sound Art?

From the early 1980s on there have been an increasing number of exhibitions at visual arts institutions that have focused on sound. By 1995 they had become almost an art fad. These exhibitions often include a subset (sometimes even all) of the following: music, kinetic sculpture, instruments activated by the wind or played by the public, conceptual art, sound effects, …

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