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11. radiOM.org - Other Minds Festival OM 11, Concert 2: 01 "Son of Metropolis San Francisco" by Charles Amirkhanian [7.207% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 11, Concert 2: 01 "Son of Metropolis San Francisco" by Charles Amirkhanian Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 28 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) OM 11 presented a 60th birthday tribute to Other Minds founding artistic director Charles Amirkhanian featuring the San Francisco concert premiere of his radiophonic tape piece, “Son of Metropolis San Francisco”. The work is a part-abstract, part-representational audio snapshot of idiosyncratic Bay Area sounds, ranging from barking elephant seals at Ano Nuevo Beach to a runaway overflow valve next to a hot tub at Harbin Hot Springs. In between, listeners hear Tongan gardeners, a Chinese sitcom, and conga drummers at Ocean Beach, manipulated on a Synclavier digital synthesizer and ultimately offset by a hypnotic and meditative organ chorale. Originally commissioned by Studio 3 Hörspiel of the West German Radio in Cologne, and New American Radio for the NPR satellite system, the ...
12. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity Amirkhanian Concert at 1750 Arch Street [6.266% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: Amirkhanian Concert at 1750 Arch Street Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 82 min Event Type: Spoken Word Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) Beginning in 1972, KPFA Radio broadcast weekly on Friday nights over high quality phone lines from a lovely home in North Berkeley owned by baritone singer Thomas Buckner. The address and name of the concert hall and record company was 1750 Arch Street, and many brilliant composers and performers made this 49-seat hall the place to be in Northern California to hear classical music of all periods, but with an emphasis on the contemporary. This evening-length broadcast featured sound poetry and text-sound compositions by composers Charles Amirkhanian, Tony Gnazzo, and Jim Rosenberg. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Radii (1970-72) / Charles Amirkhanian -- Each'LL / Charles Amirkhanian -- Sound Nutrition / Charles Amirkhanian -- Seatbelt Seatbelt / Charles Amirkhanian -- Pure and Applied Mathematics / Jim Rosenberg -- Pax Nu...
13. radiOM.org - Will Charles Boone Please Step Forward? [6.263% Popularity: 0.00000]
Will Charles Boone Please Step Forward? Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 44 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA San Francisco Bay Area composer Charles Boone in conversation with Charles Amirkhanian. Topics of discussion include Boone's musical education, relationship with other composers, and the situation of composers living on the West Coast as compared to the East Coast. A selection of his music is heard, including “Oblique Formation” (for flute and piano), “A Cool Glow of Radiation” (for flute and tape) and “Starfish” (for clarinet, flute, two violins, two percussion and piano). Musical Selections: Oblique Formation (1965) -- A Cool Glow of Radiation (1966) -- Starfish (1966) Genres: 20th Century Classical ; Electro-Acoustic / Electronic Subject: Boone, Charles ; Composers ; Flute music ; Electronic music ; Flute and electronic music ; Flute and piano music ; Septets (clarinet, flute, violins (2), percussion (2), piano) ; Chamber music ; 20th century classical People: Boon...
14. radiOM.org - Morning Concert The Music of Charles Boone [6.254% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: The Music of Charles Boone Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 60 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian interviews San Francisco Bay Area composer Charles Boone about his early musical career, starting as a member of a high school band, then as a student at University of Southern California. Boone also studied with Ernst Krenek and Adolph Weiss in Los Angeles. Here he introduces a number of his pieces, including “Raspberries” for percussion ensemble. Musical Selections: Raspberries (1974) -- A Cool Glow of Radiation (1966) -- A Vocalise (1972) -- Starfish (1966) -- Oblique Formation (1965) Performers: Hayward State University Percussion Ensemble (Raspberries) Jean Cunningham, flute (Cool) Lorene Adams, soprano (Vocalise) Benjamin Borson, flute (Oblique) Madeline Mueller, piano (Oblique) Genres: Electro-Acoustic / Electronic ; 20th Century Classical Subject: Boone, Charles ; Krenek, Ernst, 1900-1991 ; Weiss, Adolph, 1891-1971 ; 20th century classi...
15. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Charles Wuorinen [6.253% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Charles Wuorinen Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 127 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Recorded on January 17, 1985 as part of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series, Charles Amirkhanian interviews New York composer Charles Wuorinen. Wuorinen is part of the Uptown School of American composers and he discusses the difference between his type of music and that produced by the Downtown School of minimalists and aleatoric influenced composers. Indeed, over the years, Wuorinen has been a strong critic of many avant-garde trends in music, claiming that many composers have strayed far away from the “patrimony” of the European classical tradition. He also voices his opinions about patronage of the arts and the lack of standards in modern composition as well as taking questions from the live audience. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Piano Concerto No. 3 [1st movement] (1983) (6:29) -- Piano Concerto No. 3 [2nd movement] (1983) (13:03) -- Piano ...
16. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Charles Shere Returns to KPFA [6.252% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: Charles Shere Returns to KPFA Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 31 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) Specialists in New Music have long been associated with KPFA’s Music Department, be it John Rockwell, Alan Rich, Robert Erickson, Glen Glasow, or Charles Amirkhanian. But for intensity of production and richness of quality no term at KPFA was more productive than that of former Music Director Charles Shere who’s tenure at the station lasted from 1965 to 1967. At the time of this recording Shere was the Music & Art critic for the “Oakland Tribune”, a position he held until retiring in 1988. A distinguished composer as well, Mr. Shere returned to the scene of his fruitful years of service at KPFA and talked with his successor as Music Director, Charles Amirkhanian, about his memories of his time at the station as well as his current work as a music critic in Reagan’s America. (from KPFA Folio) Note: This interview begins in ...
17. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music An Evening with Charles Shere, 1984 [6.228% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: An Evening with Charles Shere, 1984 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 118 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) Recorded on November 29, 1984 as part of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series, Charles Amirkhanian interviews American composer, critic, and former musical director at KPFA, Charles Shere, about his opera “The Bride Stripped Bare by her Bachelors, Even“. The opera, which is inspired by the Marcel Duchamp painting of the same name, uses Duchamp’s notes for much of the libretto. Shere, who was heavily influenced by the new music of John Cage and others, describes in detail Duchamp’s iconic work and then talks about how he has tried to capture it’s spirit in his avant-garde opera. Shere highlights his remarks with slides and excerpts from the opera. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Ces Désirs du Quatuor [excerpt, included in “The Bride Stripped Bare by her Bachelors, Even”] (1964) (3:20) -- Perh...
18. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity Charles Dodge [6.222% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: Charles Dodge Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 66 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) Charles Amirkhanian interviews composer Charles Dodge. Dodge, who studied music with Darius Milhaud and Gunther Schuller, is perhaps best known as an electronic music composer who specializes in working with synthesized computer speech. Dodge received his MA and Doctorate degrees from Columbia University where he also taught in the 1970s. Later he went on to found the Center for Computer Music in New York, and has taught at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York , and Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. In this program, recorded in 1975, Dodge discusses how he composes and the various types of technology that he was utilized in realizing his tape pieces, illustrating his comments with three pieces utilizing texts by poet Mark Strand. Part 1 of 3: Musical Selections: Speech Songs: When I Am With You [excerpt, text by Mark Sands...
19. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Charles Hamm on the Evolution of Popular Music [6.220% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: Charles Hamm on the Evolution of Popular Music Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 113 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Hamm, a noted historian and musicologist specializing in American music both serious and popular, visited KPFA in October 1980. During the ensuing interview Hamm discussed developments in South African and American popular music with Charles Amirkhanian and Chris Strachwitz, illustrating his comments with many recorded examples. Hamm, who has been involved with the study of Zulu popular music in particular reported on what he discovered during a trip to Africa. In addition Hamm traces the manner in which musical genres seem to cross-pollinate and possibly converge, and how the advent of musical recording technology has spurred this trend. Hamm, was at the time of this recording, a member of the faculty of the Music Department at Dartmouth College. He is the author of several books including the widely acclaimed, “Yesterdays: Popular So...
20. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity A Poetry Reading by Charles Reznikoff, March 21, 1974 [6.142% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: A Poetry Reading by Charles Reznikoff, March 21, 1974 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 55 min Event Type: Spoken Word Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) A reading by the then 80 year old Charles Reznikoff, recorded at the Poetry Center of San Francisco State University on March 21, 1974, in which the poet reads a selection of his works written from 1918 to 1974. Reznikoff, along with fellow poets Carl Rakosi, Louis Zukofsky, and George Oppen were dubbed the Objectivist Poets by Ezra Pound back in the 1930s, and it is Oppen who offers a warm introduction at the start of this program. Reznikoff then reads a number of his mostly short and untitled poems, the topics of which range from vignettes about life in New York City, portraits of working people of varying ethnicity, stories garnered from law reports, and ruminations on Judaism. Always cheerful, never boring, and free of all pretension, this is a poet for the ages. Note: The attribution of these poems is b...
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