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51. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Swedish Sound Poet and Composer, Lars-Gunnar Bodin [0.821% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: Swedish Sound Poet and Composer, Lars-Gunnar Bodin Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 128 min Event Type: Spoken Word Program Origin: KPFA Amirkhanian talks with the pioneering Swedish composer Lars-Gunnar Bodin. As member of the avant-garde Fylkingen Society starting in 1962, and as Director of the famous Electronic Music Studio in Stockholm, Bodin played a pivotal role in the advancement of electronic music, sound poetry, and inter-media art in Sweden, Europe, and indeed the whole world. The festivals of text-sound compositions that he helped organize in the 1970s were instrumental in helping this emerging art form gain acceptance among the avant-garde composers of the 20th century. This program includes several experimental compositions by Bodin and others as well as a demonstration of a computer mix-down technique utilized by Bodin. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Clouds [excerpt] / Lars-Gunnar Bodin -- Exmex / Tommy Zwedberg Genres: Sound Poetry ; Electro-Acoustic / Electronic ...
52. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity The Music of Larry Parque [5.901% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: The Music of Larry Parque Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 56 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA A program dedicated to the music of San Francisco Bay Area composer Larry Parque, who has experimented extensively with graphic notation and mathematical forms in music. Parque, an architect and a member of the faculty of the San Francisco State University’s Interdisciplinary Creative Arts Department was, at the time of this recording, engaged in composing a work for 21 musicians and 21 film projectors. In this program you will hear “Set II” and “Duet from Ellie”, both performed by Mimi Dye on viola and Douglas Blumenstock on cello, as well as a provocative discussion with the composer and performers. The cellist attacks the composer over how much the music depends on the sensitivity and improvisational skills of the performers, as opposed to the vision of the composer. (from KPFA Folio) Musical Selections: Set II (1968-69) (17:42) / Larry Parque -- Duet from Ellie ...
53. radiOM.org - Diamánda Galás Live at the La Jolla Museum, (May 21, 1983) [5.081% Popularity: 0.00000]
Diamánda Galás Live at the La Jolla Museum, (May 21, 1983) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 17 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA Recorded live on May 21, 1983 at the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, Diamánda Galás performs her “Wild Women with Steak-Knives,” an avant-garde performance art work for vocals and live signal processing. Part of her 1981 album “The Litanies of Satan,” the piece features the operatic range and diabolic inflections of vintage Galás. With sounds that vary from hisses, to screeches, moans, hollers, spits, and stutters, all accompanied by minimal electronic manipulations and elaboration, this harrowing work is part torture and part catharsis. The work’s subtitle, “The Homicidal Love Song for Solo Scream” sets the stage for what may be to some an evocative commentary on domestic violence and for others simply unbearable noise, but regardless of one’s personal reaction, the memory of this work will always be etched deeply within the mind of any one who listens. Mus...
54. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity The Music of Claude Ballif [0.664% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: The Music of Claude Ballif Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 92 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) French composer Claude Ballif is interviewed in his Paris home by Charles Amirkhanian (recorded on December 31,1973). Ballif writes music of enormous strength and clarity. Like his compatriot Messiaen, his music is the result of his deep involvement in Catholicism, a fact which he discusses in the interview. Little known in the United States at the time of this recording, Ballif had produced a highly original and very unified series of works dating back to the mid-1950s. He was a professor of music at the Reims Conservatory and the product of the exciting and turbulent post World War II years of the Western avant-garde which saw the rise of such musical metaphysicians as Pierre Boulez and Karlheinz Stockhausen. But Ballif’s vision was a wide one, and he has shown himself open to a variety of influences stemming from his contac...
55. radiOM.org - New music, composers, poetry, video and audio streaming [2.345% Popularity: 0.00000]
About radiOM.org Material available on radiOM.org has been selected from the ever growing archives of Other Minds . Here you will find recordings of OM's past music festivals and concert productions, selected recordings of new music sent to us by composers from around the world, and selections from 4000 hours of audiotape recordings from the KPFA Radio Music Department collection transferred to Other Minds in 2000. The KFPA tapes contain live conversations, interviews, and performances with many of the innovative musicians who created 20th Century new music. Check our site weekly for new additions. At least five new programs are made available each month. The Other Minds Recordings The Other Minds Music Festival brings to San Francisco annually a group of eight to twelve distinguished, non-conforming composers whose work has contributed to the redefinition of classical music, jazz, and various hybrid forms. The first event, held in November 1993, featured a world premiere of a collaboration piece by Conlon Na...
56. radiOM.org - John Dinwiddie Speaks Out [5.079% Popularity: 0.00000]
John Dinwiddie Speaks Out Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 31 min Event Type: Lecture / Panel Discussion Program Origin: KPFA In a rather informal recording made in the studios of KPFA in July of 1972, local Bay Area composer and pianist, John Dinwiddie, ruminates about the then current state of New Music and the apparent tension between the artistic vanguard and their audiences. Dinwiddie allows us to listen in to the debate that rages nightly within his own mind about the evolution of music and the impact that has had on the general concert-going public. According to Dinwiddie, the gap in appreciation and understanding between the avant-garde composer and the concert hall audience is due, in part, to the economic restraints in presenting such concerts, which are far more demanding than that of the visual arts. Concerts require more specialized, and thus more expensive, venues, and the cooperation of often many musicians, whereas pictures or photographs just need to be hung on any wall in order fo...
57. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity The People's Opera 1970: Aerosol, or The Computer That Couldn’t Hear [5.083% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: The People's Opera 1970: Aerosol, or The Computer That Couldn’t Hear Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 57 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA An intermedia opera, scored by Liam O’Gallagher, for four FM stations and a chorus of nine transistor radios with two soloist or maybe three...via the Bell System, plus tapes of Robert Moran and Charles Amirkhanian. Reminiscent of some of John Cage’s aleatory compositions for FM radio this opera contains an amalgam of sounds ranging from Peking Opera, to sound poetry, to snippets of TV, to musicians performing on a variety of instruments. This program was composed live on the air on April 20, 1970 as part of the KQED program “Capicorn’s Collisions with Robert Moran”. Musical Selections: The People's Opera 1970: Aerosol, or The Computer That Couldn’t Hear / Liam O’Gallagher Performers: Philip Geitzen, conductor / FM Billy Kettleman, conductor / FM Robert Rheem, conductor / FM Steven Solberg, conductor / FM Jeff Beach, soloist Steve Bennet...
58. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Lars-Gunnar Bodin and New Music from Sweden [5.848% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: Lars-Gunnar Bodin and New Music from Sweden Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 141 mins Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA From a program originally recorded on February 24, 1975, Charles Amirkhanian interviews visiting composer Lars-Gunnar Bodin, live in the studios of KPFA. Bodin, one of the most prominent composers in Sweden, is a leading practitioner of text-sound composition and electronic music. At the time of this recording Bodin was in the middle of a world tour that would take him to India and Iran, and yet he found the time to sit down with Amirkhanian to talk about his music as well as present a selection of compositions by other Sweden based composers. Much of the program is devoted to listening to Bodin’s “From Clouds.” The composition, elements of which were to accompany a large multi-media and theatrical piece entitled “Clouds,” features organ and other musique concrète sounds, all heavily processed by means of tape manipulation and analog synthesizer...
59. radiOM.org - Other Minds Presents Rudhyar In Retrospect: Concert Two (Sept. 29, 2010) [5.040% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Presents: Rudhyar In Retrospect: Concert Two (Sept. 29, 2010) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 77 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds On September, 29, 2010, at the Valley Presbyterian Church in Portola Valley, CA, Other Minds presented the second of two concerts dedicated to the music of composer, author, astrologer, painter, and philosopher, Dane Rudhyar. A true Renaissance man, Dane Rudhyar was born in Paris, France in 1895, studied briefly at the Paris Conservatoire, and published his first musical compositions, as well as a book on Claude Debussy, by 1913. In 1916, in a move that he compared to going to the moon, Rudhyar came to the United States where he eventually settled down in California. Throughout the 1920s and 30s Rudhyar continued to compose avant-garde music including scores for plays, ritual dances, and radical “multimedia” performances. However with the advent of the Great Depression, Rudhyar found less support for his type of experimental music, so he beg...
60. radiOM.org - Other Minds Presents Post-Screening Q & A with Frank Scheffer and Chou Wen-Chung [1.242% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Presents: Post-Screening Q & A with Frank Scheffer and Chou Wen-Chung View Item Type: Video Duration: 25 min Event Type: Lecture / Panel Discussion Program Origin: Other Minds Following the Other Minds sponsored, U. S. premiere of the film “Edgard Varèse: The One All Alone,” held in San Francisco on April 19, 2010, Charles Amirkhanian talks with the film’s director, Frank Scheffer, and Varèse’s student and protégé, the Chinese composer Chou Wen-Chung. Dutch director Scheffer makes it clear that his film is not an attempt to visually interpret Varèse’s music, something that he would consider impossible and ill-advised. However he does talk of the possible transformative nature of film, while also explaining his technique for using images in conjunction with music and interviews, in order to give some sense of the famous composer’s life and work. Chou Wen-Chung provides additional insights into Varèse, including his occasional use of salty language and the various ups and downs in his early career a...
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