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Ode To Gravity:
The Music of Peter Michael Hamel

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 85 min
Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA

Peter Michael Hamel is a young German composer working outside the realm of traditional Central European avant-garde music. His “Dharana”, for solo group, orchestra and tape, was played at the 1973 Donaueschingen Music Festival, under the direction of Ernest Bour, and a recording of it is heard here. Also included in this 1973 program are some selections from Hamel’s solo album of electronic meditation music, as well as a personal visit with the composer, recorded in Donaueschingen.

Part 1 of 2:  
Musical Selections:  Storm Over Asia & Calm [excerpt] -- [unidentified piece for oboe] -- Dharana (1972)
Performers:  Between: (Dharana)
Robert Eliscu, oboe, oboe da̕more (Dharana)
Roberto Détrée, guitar, bass guitar (Dharana)
Peter Michael Hamel, voice, keyboards (Dharana)
Cotch Black, drums (Dharana)
Charles Campbell, drums (Dharana)
Symphony Orchestra of the Southwest German Radio (Dharana)
Ernest Bour, conductor (Dharana)
Genre:  Avant-Garde
Subject:  Hamel, Peter Michael, 1947-; Donaueschingen Music Festival; Donaueschinger Musiktage; Avant-garde (Music) ; Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble; Music for meditation
People:  Amirkhanian, Charles; Hamel, Peter Michael, 1947-; Bour, Ernest; Eliscu, Robert; Détrée, Roberto C, 1940-; Black, Cotch; Campbell, Charles
 
Part 2 of 2:  
Musical Selections:  Baaleeava II (sp?) -- Song of the Dolphins -- Cathedral on C
Genre:  Electro-Acoustic / Electronic
Subject:  Hamel, Peter Michael, 1947-; Electronic music; Piano music; Electric organ music; Percussion music; Music for meditation
People:  Amirkhanian, Charles; Hamel, Peter Michael, 1947-
 
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