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Tag Archives: Atonale

Gennaio, 2018

  • 15 Gennaio

    Ryoji Ikeda | data.path

    Born in 1966, the japanese Ryoji Ikeda started working in the world of music, a field that he would soon face up to the computer and from which he would jump towards visual creation and the multidisciplinary use of very varied artistic techniques, such as performance and the installation. Self-taught, he achieved with his technique an extremely precise aesthetic, to open …

Dicembre, 2017

  • 21 Dicembre

    Maurizio Chiantone | Skēnè :: InVisible Streams

    Skēnè The Poetics of Skēnè – Draft   /  This work is measured with iron, more precisely with non-disposed and rusted pipes, but theses, shiny, vibrant, stacked to structure windmill-like bamboo columns that rigid tools defined for drawing a useful volume. Building builder slaves will now become protagonists by becoming architecture themselves that is well placed in post-modern and new …

Novembre, 2016

  • 23 Novembre

    Philip Jeck | Vinyl Coda II

    Artist Biography by John Bush In territory similar to Christian Marclay and David Shea, Philip Jeck is an English avant-garde turntablist, plunderphonic sample terrorist, and performance artist whose most famous installation, Vinyl Requiem, included no less than 180 turntables. After studying the visual arts at Dartington College in Devon, Jeck began a performance career that found him at art galleries as well as warehouse parties, where he emulated …

  • 10 Novembre

    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 …

Agosto, 2016

  • 23 Agosto

    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 …

Dicembre, 2015

  • 23 Dicembre

    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, …

  • 16 Dicembre

    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 …

  • 16 Dicembre

    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 …

  • 8 Dicembre

    Hans Krüsi – Side 2 of Ex Hk

    Private recordings on cassette by Hans Krusi (from the Anton Bruhin collection). “While preparing a new edition of Anton Bruhin works, Alga Marghen discovered some mysterious tapes by Hans Krüsi. Fascinated by the raw and brute contents of those sounds, mixing field recordings of insects, sheep and distant bells with primitive chanting, percussive noises and distorted radio folk songs, Alga …

  • 8 Dicembre

    Halim El-Dabh – Wire Recorder Piece

    This is possibly the earliest piece of electronic music ever composed, or more specifically, the first piece of electronic tape music, also known as “musique concrete” or “electroacoustic” music. Halim El-Dabh, then a student at Cairo, Egypt, produced this music piece using samples taken from an ancient Egyptian “Zar” ceremony. He edited, manipulated and arranged these sounds to create the …

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