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Tag Archives: Avant-garde

Gennaio, 2018

  • 15 Gennaio

    Saul Bass | Famous title sequences from Preminger to Scorsese

    Some of the most remarkable opening titles designed by Saul Bass, sometimes in collaboration with his wife Elaine Bass. From “The Man with the Golden Arm” (1955) to “Casino” (1995), this video represents a substantial part of his creative legacy in chronological order. A NOTE ON COPYRIGHT: My only purpose in creating this video was to share these sequences with …

Novembre, 2016

  • 23 Novembre

    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 …

  • 23 Novembre

    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 …

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 …

Aprile, 2016

  • 27 Aprile

    Joy Division Day Of The Lords

    I Joy Division (IPA: [dʒɔɪ dɪˈvɪʒən]) sono stati una band post-punk inglese formatasi nel 1977 a Salford, nella contea di Greater Manchester. La band era costituita da Ian Curtis (voce), Bernard Sumner (chitarra e tastiere), Peter Hook (basso) e Stephen Morris (batteria e percussioni). Dopo l’uscita dell’album di debutto, intitolato Unknown Pleasures, e nonostante il crescente successo commerciale e di critica, alla vigilia del primo tour americano il suicidio del frontman Ian Curtis, nel maggio del 1980, determinò il conseguente scioglimento della …

  • 6 Aprile

    Frank Zappa – G-Spot Tornado & Cletus Awreetus-Awrightus

    Frank Vincent Zappa (Baltimora, 21 dicembre 1940 – Los Angeles, 4 dicembre 1993) è stato un compositore, chitarrista, cantante, arrangiatore, direttore d’orchestra e produttore discografico statunitense. È considerato uno dei più grandi geni musicali del ‘900, capace di fondere molti generi a lui precedenti e contemporanei ottenendo un risultato insuperato.[2][3] Definire il genere musicale di Zappa è quasi impossibile, ma si può affermare che fosse coinvolto in ambiti musicali come rock, blues, jazz, fusion, progressive, avanguardia, musica classica, satira e cabaret.[4][5] source: Wikipedia, l’enciclopedia libera Bestiák / Beasts: Animated …

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 …

  • 13 Dicembre

    Bruce Conner (1933 – 2008)

    A Movie (16mm) (1958) | Ponendo se stesso e il suo lavoro in opposizione critica alla società mainstream americana, il versatile e irrequieto artista creativo Bruce Conner fu parte fondamentale della scena beat di San Francisco alla fine degli anni ’50. Inizialmente conosciuto per i suoi assemblaggi (realizzati tra il 1957 – 1964) realizzati da un assortimento di materiali di …

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