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31. - Flux Art: An Historical Perspective [4.167% Popularity: 0.00000]
Flux Art: An Historical Perspective Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 58 min Event Type: Interview Program Origin: KRAB An interview with George Maciunas, about the Fluxus art movement, a loose confederation of composers, poets and artists that included such well-known figures as Yoko Ono, and Nam June Paik, Allan Kaprow, Alison Knowles, Dick Higgins. and George Brecht. Initially inspired by John Cage's Experimental Music Composition classes at the New School for Social Research, La Monte Young's influential series of performances in the Chambers Street loft in Manhattan, and the growing interest in conceptual art happenings of the 1960s, the Fluxus movement became famous for its radical avant-garde approach to Art and Music. Like the Dadists and Situationists, Fluxus artists were largely instilled with a do-it-yourself sensibility and an interest in largely unstructured participatory events or happenings. According to George Brecht: “In Fluxus there has never been any attempt to agree on aims or me...
32. - Ode To Gravity The Art and Music of Gerd De Vries [2.959% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: The Art and Music of Gerd De Vries Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 67 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian presents a program on German composer and musicologist, Gerd de Vries, whose efforts to modernize the establishment’s music dictionary, Riemann’s “Musick Lexicon,” have been much appreciated by avant-garde composers. Due to his efforts, entries for such important composers as John Cage have gone from being just a couple of sentences long, to now filling up more than a page, in this well known musical reference work. In addition to discussing his editorial work de Vries also talks about his austere compositions for organ, which often contain only the minimum number of elements possible in a sound event. Included are organ performances by de Vries as well as a talk with the composer recorded during a walk downtown in Amsterdam on Jan. 19, 1974. This program also contains a discussion of the work of Peter Roehr, a conceptual artist whose wo...
33. - Other Minds Festival OM 14: Concert 1 [2.791% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 14: Concert 1 View Item Type: Video Duration: 124 mins Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) The first concert of OM 14 was held on March 5, 2009, and included: Spiral X: In Memoriam Genocide is not an easy theme to acknowledge in music, and yet for Chinary Ung, it finally became a necessity. in 2007 he decided to compose a tenth work in his “Spiral” series that would commemorate the Cambodian holocaust perpetrated by the Khmer Rouge. Among the 1.7 million killed were half of his family members. The players intone nonsensical phonemes and sing in raw village style, very explicitly scored. Ung is not interested in trained classical voices and urges his players not to try to imitate them. In addition, various members are asked to sing and whistle, often while playing completely different material at the same time. “Spiral X” was co-commissioned by the Del Sol Performing Arts Organization and the Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation. -Charles...
34. - Not So, Gnazzo [2.633% Popularity: 0.00000]
Not So, Gnazzo Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 17 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) After yet another period of self-imposed retirement, intermedia artist, war correspondent, and general man around town, Anthony Gnazzo, returned to radio in 1971 with another important prerecorded message. “Not So” is an extended text-sound composition which combines taped telephone conversations with what sounds like live readings of selected cut-up texts and other sundry auditory eruptions. Is it just derivative of past avant-garde masterpieces or is it a hilarious, cutting-edge commentary on art and human existence? Only by listening repeatedly and intensely can these and other important questions be answered. So please, for the children, give this program your full and complete attention. Musical Selections: Not So (ca. 1971) (16:50) / Anthony Gnazzo Genres: Electro-Acoustic / Electronic ; Sound Poetry Subject: Sound poetry ; Text-sound compositions People: Gnazzo...
35. - An Interview with Karlheinz Stockhausen, January 1967 [2.376% Popularity: 0.00000]
An Interview with Karlheinz Stockhausen, January 1967 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 56 min Event Type: Interview Program Origin: KPFA An interview with German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen conducted by members of the Society for the Performance of Contemporary Music. The interview took place in January 1967 at Stockhausen’s apartment in Sausalito, California as a prelude to a performance by the Society at the San Francisco Museum of Art to be held on February 24, 1967. The performance included the San Francisco premiere of Stockhausen’s masterpiece in electronic music, “Kontakte”. Genres: Avant-Garde ; Electro-Acoustic / Electronic Subject: Stockhausen, Karlheinz, 1928- ; Electronic music ; Avant-garde (Music) ; New music People: Stockhausen, Karlheinz, 1928-2007 Listen...
36. - Speaking of Music Dieter Schnebel [2.376% 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...
37. - Improv:21 Ellen Fullman: Sympathetic Resonances [2.197% Popularity: 0.00000]
Improv:21: Ellen Fullman: Sympathetic Resonances View Item Type: Video Duration: 96 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: ROVA Derk Richardson interviews composer and inventor of the Long String Instrument (LSI), Ellen Fullman, at the Red Poppy Art House, in San Francisco, on February 18, 2009, as part of the ROVA:Arts Improv 21 series of informances. Fullman describes her evolution from a visual artist to musical instrument builder, improviser, composer, and collaborator with various other avant-garde ensembles. Fullman states that her journey of musical discovery began with her impatience at learning traditional instruments, saying that as soon as she got good at them she became bored with their sound. This led her to designing her own instruments, one of the first of which was a skirt made from sheet metal with amplified guitar strings attached to the front and back of her shoes, and which produced sound as she walked. Fullman then went on to experiment with various metal contraptions, eventu...
38. - Source Sound Show, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York City, October 1969 - January 1970 [2.145% Popularity: 0.00000]
Source: Sound Show, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York City, October 1969 - January 1970 Listen 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 (19...
39. - Ode To Gravity A Visit with Lars Gunnar Bodin [2.020% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: A Visit with Lars Gunnar Bodin Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 55 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA In a live broadcast, recorded on February 25, 1971, Charles Amirkhanian talked with Lars-Gunner Bodin, Music Director of the Swedish Center for Technological Art, and a long time member of the Fylkingen Society. The two talk about the two institutions and their role in promoting avant-garde electronic music, sound poetry, and inter-media art in Sweden and Europe in general. Several compositions produced at the Center are heard, including "Traces " by Bodin, "Don't Hesitate" by Sten Hanson, and "Mr. Smith in Rhodesia" by Ake Hodell. Musical Selections: Traces I (1970) / Lars-Gunnar Bodin -- Don't Hesitate / Sten Hanson -- Cybo II (1967) / Lars-Gunnar Bodin -- Mr. Smith in Rhodesia (1971) / Åke Hodell Genres: Sound Poetry ; Electro-Acoustic / Electronic Subject: Bodin, Lars-Gunnar, 1935- ; Fylkingen (Society) ; Sound poetry ; Text-sound compositions ; Electro-aco...
40. - Ode To Gravity Cathy Berberian [1.663% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: Cathy Berberian Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 92 min Event Type: Music and Interview Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian's interview with the legendary mezzo-soprano Cathy Berberian was recorded informally in her home in Milan, Italy. With birdsongs, traffic noise, and the arrival of a telegram from Luciano Berio occurring in the background, the singer talks about her theory of the New Vocality; her approach to recitals; her upbringing and musical training; her experience working with Igor Stravinsky; and many other topics. Also included are musical examples of Berberian’s work, including excerpts from “Circles”, “Visage”, and “Folksongs” by Berio; “Aria with Fontana Mix” by John Cage; and Baroque arrangements of "Yellow Submarine", "Help", "Yesterday", and "Eleanor Rigby" by the Beatles. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Stripsody (4:10) -- [unidentified Recitative in Italian with harpsichord] (6:30) -- Yellow Submarine (2:18) / Beatles -- Help! (1:30) / Beatles -- Yesterday...
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