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Source:
Sound Show, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York City, October 1969 - January 1970

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 49 min
Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA

In this edition of Source, produced by the editorial staff of “Source Magazine”, a biannual publication devoted to avant-garde composers’ scores, articles and photographs, the focus is on a show of Sound Art held at the Museum of Contemporary Crafts in New York City from October 1969 to January 1970. There is a brief description of the history of sound sculpture and then recordings of many of the works featured at the show. Artists highlighted include Jon Hassell, Robert Ashley, Harold Budd, John Dinwiddie, and many many more.

Musical Selections:  [Sound Show at Museum of Contemporary Crafts] -- Elemental Warnings / Jon Hassell -- Fountain No. 1, 1969 / Ernst Lurker(sp?) -- Untitled, 1967 / Homer Matthews -- Untitled, 1969 / Eric Orr -- Draped Buffalo Series (1969) / James Ranikien (sp?) -- Sine to the second power turn tones (1969) / Osco Intermedia -- Jules tonal inversion (1969) / Charles Waldeck -- The Slip (1969) / Steven Waldeck -- Windmill / Francois & Bernard Baschet -- Chimes (1969) & Calling Bell (1969) / Suzanne Benton -- Sounding Sculpture (1969) / Harry Bertoia -- Sensitive Sphere (1969) / Enrique Castro Cid -- 20th Century American Exorcism: Or Trying To Fly (1967) / Frank Elliot -- Sound Capsule One (1969) / John Harris -- Sonic Seven (1969) / Howard Jones -- Gong Song [excerpt of a tape piece that incorporates Frederick Kiesler’s 1964 sculpture “The Gong”] / Ann McMillan -- Moon Music Maker [one of five variations] (1969) / Reinhold Marxhausen -- Blue Harp (1969) / Charles Mattox -- Pirouette Tape Music [excerpt of a tape piece based on Nicoloas Ohly’s 1969 sculpture “Pirouette”] / Halim El Dabh -- Xonarinox 2 (1968) / Attilio Pierelli -- Solar Audio Baffle Tubes / Theodosious Victoria -- 36 Key Keyboard (1967) / Jason Seeley -- The Anechoic Or Silent Chamber / Echo Industries Inc. -- Nine Rare Bits [excerpt] / Earle Brown -- Music from a Proclamation [excerpt] / Elinor Gilbert -- Kit Carson Opera [excerpt] / Robert Ashley -- Pitch Out [excerpt] / Allan Bryant -- November [excerpt] / Harold Budd -- Winter [excerpt] / John Dinwiddie -- Moog Synthesizer Demo [excerpt] / Gino Piserchio & Bill Allen -- Aeon Aethesus & Aeon Plus 12 / Aeon & Terry Wilcox -- Atomic Reject (1969) / Tony Price -- Sound Noise / Bülent Arel & Alice Shields -- Architectural Sound and Light / Alcides Lanza & Jack Weisberg
Performers:  Antoinette Vischer, harpsichord (Rare Bits)
George Gruntz, harpsichord (Rare Bits)
David Gilbert (Proclamation)
ONCE Festival Chamber Orchestra (Kit Carson)
Robert Ashley, conductor (Kit Carson)
Genres:  Electro-Acoustic / Electronic; Sound Poetry
Subject:  Varèse, Edgard, 1883-1965; Electro-acoustic; Electronic music; Mixed media (Music); Sound sculpture; Text-sound compositions
People:  Austin, Larry; Lunetta, Stanley; Woodbury, Arthur; Varèse, Edgard, 1883-1965; Hassell, Jon, 1937-; Lurker, Ernst; Matthews, Homer ; Orr, Eric, 1939-1998; Waldeck, Charles; Waldeck, Stephen; Baschet, Bernard; Baschet, François, 1920-; Benton, Suzanne; Bertoia, Harry; Castro-Cid, Enrique ; Harris, John; Jones, Howard; Kiesler, Frederick; McMillan, Ann; Marxhausen, Reinhold ; Mattox, Charles, 1910-1996; Ohly, Nicoloas ; El-Dabh, Halim, 1921-; Pierelli, Attilio, 1924-; Victoria, Theodosious; Seeley, Jason; Brown, Earle, 1926-2002; Vischer, Antoinette; Gruntz, George; Gilbert, Elinor ; Gilbert, David, 1936-; Ashley, Robert, 1930-; Bryant, Allan, 1931-; Budd, Harold; Dinwiddie, John ; Piserchio, Gino; Allen, Bill; Wilcox, Terry; Price, Tony, 1937-2000; Arel, Bülent, 1919-1990; Shields, Alice, 1943-; Lanza, Alcides; Weisberg, Jack
 
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