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11. radiOM.org - Music Review Music and Anarchy: A Defense [5.947% Popularity: 0.00000]
Music Review: Music and Anarchy: A Defense Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 12 min Event Type: Other Finds Program Origin: KPFA This was meant as a response to a number of complaints received by the KPFA Music Department about broadcasts of admittedly avant-garde music and spoken word performances, that were described by some as “aesthetic anarchy.” Department Director Charles Amirkhanian makes an unequivocal denial of such claims, and then proceeds to read from an article defining and defending anarchy in politics and life in general. Genre: Current Events Subject: Anarchism People: Amirkhanian, Charles ; Crowely, Louise Recording Date: 2/19/1970 First Broadcast Date: 2/19/1970 Listen...
12. radiOM.org - New Music America 1981: Charles Amirkhanian Interviews Music Critics John Rockwell & Charles Shere [5.936% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music America: 1981: Charles Amirkhanian Interviews Music Critics John Rockwell & Charles Shere Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 21 min Event Type: Interview Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) Charles Amirkhanian engages former KPFA music programers and current music critics, John Rockwell and Charles Shere, in a fascinating discussion about the state of New Music and the New Music America Festivals. The difference between academic avant-garde music concerts and the more adventurous programing of multi-media works, new wave rock bands, and sound installations featured at the New Music America Festivals, is fully explored. The appropriate size of such events and the correct role of the music critic in promoting or reviewing such concerts is also touched upon in this, at time contentious, but always cordial, discussion. Genres: New Music ; Avant-Garde Subject: New Music America (Festival) ; New music ; Avant-garde (Music) ; Music festivals ; Music critics People: Amirkhan...
13. radiOM.org - Report on Music: Eric Salzman discusses Varèse [5.917% Popularity: 0.00000]
Report on Music: Eric Salzman discusses Varèse Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 76 min Event Type: Documentary Program Origin: WBAI Additional Media Files (click to view) From a recording made in 1962, composer and music critic Eric Salzman provides an overview of several seminal works by Edgard Varèse as well as discussing the impact Varèse has had on contemporary music. Musical Selections: Arcana (1925-27) / Edgard Varèse -- Offrandes (1921) / Edgard Varèse -- Déserts (1950-54) / Edgard Varèse Performers: Columbia Symphony Orchestra (Arcana, Offrandes) Robert Craft, conductor (Arcana, Offrandes, Déserts ) Donna Precht, soprano (Offrandes) Genres: New Music ; Avant-Garde Subject: Varèse, Edgard, 1883-1965 ; New music ; Avant-garde (Music) ; Orchestral music ; Instrumental ensembles ; Electro-acoustic ; Electronic music ; Musique concrète ; Music, concrete People: Varèse, Edgard, 1883-1965 ; Salzman, Eric ; Craft, Robert ; Precht, Donna Recording Date: 11/1/1962 First Broadcast Date: 10/9/1971 List...
14. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Dieter Schnebel [5.916% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Dieter Schnebel Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 104 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA In a show from the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series recorded on March 22, 1984, Charles Amirkhanian interviews German composer Dieter Schnebel. The program begins with Schnebel performing "Mouth Work", a sound poetry piece, the theory behind which he later discusses in relation to the organs of articulation in the human body. Later an unidentified orchestral piece, as well as "Schubert-Phantasie" is played for the audience, and the program concludes with another sound poetry piece performed by Schnebel. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: [unidentified live performance] Genres: Sound Poetry ; Avant-Garde Subject: Schnebel, Dieter ; Sound poetry ; Text-sound compositions ; Avant-garde (Music) ; Vocalises ; Performance art ; Orchestral music People: Amirkhanian, Charles ; Schnebel, Dieter Recording Date: 3/22/1984 Part 2 of 2: Musical Selections: [unident...
15. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Robert Hughes & Margaret Fisher [5.911% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Robert Hughes & Margaret Fisher Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 125 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Recorded on October 1, 1987 as part of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series, Charles Amirkhanian interviews Robert Hughes and Margaret Fisher before a live audience. Composer Robert Hughes and choreographer Margaret Fisher discuss their collaborations and show a video of their latest piece. One of the featured works was inspired by Dante's “Divine Comedy” and incorporates the sound of bubbling mud and the sound of ice. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Cart Music [excerpt] -- Il Miglior Fabbro [excerpts] -- Dante Through the Lens [excerpts] Genres: Performance Art ; Avant-Garde Subject: Hughes, Robert, 1933- ; Fisher, Margaret, 1948- ; Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 ; Mixed media (Music) ; Avant-garde (Music) ; Electro-acoustic ; Electronic music ; Motion picture music ; Choreography ; Modern dance People: Amirkhanian, Charles ; Hughes, Ro...
16. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Mauricio Kagel [5.909% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Mauricio Kagel Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 122 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) Recorded on March 17, 1988 as part of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series, Charles Amirkhanian talks with one of Europe's most original and distinguished composers. Mauricio Kagel was born in Buenos Aires in 1931 and has lived in Germany since 1957. He is also known as a dramatist, filmmaker, radio drama producer, and conductor. In the first half of the program excerpts from "Ludwig Van,” a collage of Beethoven fragments, and "Acustica" a piece performed on instruments created by Kagel are heard. In the second half we hear Kagel's composition “MM51” from his film of the same name, featuring pianist Aloys Kontarsky, as well as his soundtrack for the classic Bunuel/Dali film "Un Chien Andalou", which is scored for orchestra & dogs. Kagel died in 2008. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Ludwig Van [excerpt] (1969-70)...
17. radiOM.org - Contemporary Music Fifth Biennial Survey of Contemporary Music: Works by Rudolf Komorous & Petr Kotik [5.908% Popularity: 0.00000]
Contemporary Music: Fifth Biennial Survey of Contemporary Music: Works by Rudolf Komorous & Petr Kotik Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 28 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA One of a series of programs originating from the International Service of Belgium Radio and Television in which the works of contemporary composers are highlighted. Heard first is “Olympia” by Rudolf Komorous, a work scored for a variety of instruments and sound making devices including flexatone, melodica, mouth-harmonica, nightingale whistles, bells, and ratchet. Komorous was born in Prague but has made his home in Canada, where he has taught at the University of Victoria. The second work “There is Singularly Nothing” by Petr Kotik, is a fragment of a much larger work, and features a text by Gertrude Stein. Kotik was also born in Prague, but moved to the U. S. where he founded the Society of Electronic Music of Buffalo. Taken together these two compositions offer a unique window into European avant-garde music during ...
18. radiOM.org - Soundspot: Music in the Eighties [5.904% Popularity: 0.00000]
Soundspot: Music in the Eighties Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 70 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: NPR A collection of short (2 minutes or less) pieces of music highlighting avant-garde composers working in the 1980s. While most of these are pieces of electronic music there are also examples of sound poetry, instrumental improvisations, vocalises, electro-acoustic, and musique concrète. These vignettes of experimental music composed in the early 1980s provide a fascinating snapshot of the avant-garde scene at that time. Soundspot was produced by David Moss for National Public Radio. Musical Selections: Living in the Eighties / David Moss -- PK & SLS / Phillip Niblock -- I am not singing you are here / Jill Crossen -- [unidentified piece ] / Richard Lerman -- Sprong / David Van Tiegham -- Skies / Laurie Spiegel -- Radii (1970-72) / Charles Amirkhanian -- It's In Them, And It's Just Got To Come Out / John Driscoll -- Identification / David Moss -- Sounds Pot / Carl Stone -- [unidentified piec...
19. radiOM.org - Contemporary Music Fifth Biennial Survey of Contemporary Music: Works by Frederic Rzewski & Julius Eastman [5.904% Popularity: 0.00000]
Contemporary Music: Fifth Biennial Survey of Contemporary Music: Works by Frederic Rzewski & Julius Eastman Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 30 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA One in a series of programs originating from the International Service of Belgium Radio and Television in which the works of contemporary 20th century composers are highlighted. In this edition two pieces by American composers are performed by the Society of Electronic Music of Buffalo, New York. First is “Le Montons De Panurge” by Frederic Rzewski, a work scored “for any number of musicians playing melody instruments plus any number of non-musicians playing anything.” Rzewski, a talented pianist and composer, was born in Massachusetts in 1938, was a member of the Italian-based avant-garde electronic music group Musica Elettronica Viva, and later taught at the New School in New York. The second work “Creation” is by Julius Eastman, who was born in 1940 in Ithaca, New York and taught at the State University of New Y...
20. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Alvin Curran, 1989 [5.903% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Alvin Curran, 1989 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 124 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) Charles Amirkhanian interviews composer and musician Alvin Curran before a live audience on September 28, 1989, as part of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series. Curran creates a sensuous music with instrumental, vocal, electronic, and natural sounds. In addition to his work as a founding member of the Rome based, radical avant-garde group, Musica Electtronica Viva (MEV), Curran has composed for many large-scale outdoor events. This program includes excerpts from “Maritime Rites” a work that incorporates the words of John Cage mixed with a selection of fog horns; his “Waterworks” for computer controlled ships’ horns; and “Crystal Psalms” for six choruses, percussionists, and instrumental quartets. Curran also talks about his commissioned piece for the ROVA Saxophone Quartet. (from KPFA Folio) Part 1 of 2: Musi...
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