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Tag Archives: Microtonale

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 …

  • 14 Gennaio

    Andre Borges | Inside-Out

    Andre Borges performs ‘Inside-Out” at the Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton- UK. The work involves the use of live inner body sounds as musical material, combined with sounds of other music instruments and light bulbs that are controlled by the body sounds using Arduino technology. The video was recorded during his degree show in performance and Visual Arts at the University …

Novembre, 2016

  • 23 Novembre

    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 …

  • 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

    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 …

Gennaio, 2016

  • 16 Gennaio

    Velimir Khlebnikov

    Viktor Vladimirovich Khlebnikov was born in 1885 in Malye Derbety, Astrakhan Governorate, Russian Empire ( in present-day Kalmykia). He was of Russian, Armenian and Zaporozhian Cossack descent. He moved to Kazan, where he attended school. He then attended school in Saint Petersburg. He eventually quit school to become a full-time writer. Khlebnikov belonged to Hylaea, the most significant Russian Futurist …

  • 9 Gennaio

    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 …

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, …

  • 12 Dicembre

    Alvin Lucier – Music On A Long Thin Wire

    In his own words (1992): “Music on a Long Thin Wire is constructed as follows: the wire is extended across a large room, clamped to tables at both ends. The ends of the wire are connected to the loudspeaker terminals of a power amplifier placed under one of the tables. A sine wave oscillator is connected to the amplifier. A …

  • 7 Dicembre

    Elektronisches Monochord

    Das elektronische Monochord von Dr. Friedrich Trautwein stand nach seiner (nicht ganz vollendeten) Herstellung im Jahre 1954 im “Studio für elektronische Musik” des NWDR in Köln. Seiner intendierten Nutzung wurde es allerdings nicht zugeführt. Sei es, dass dieses trautonium-gleiche Musikinstrument einen zu großen Übungsaufwand erforderte oder einfach nur nicht den Erfordernissen der aufkeimenden deutschen Elektronikmusik entsprach (Stockhausen bevorzugte in jener …

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