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61. radiOM.org - New music, composers, poetry, video and audio streaming [0.848% Popularity: 0.00000]
Welcome to radiOM.org Other Minds (based in San Francisco) welcomes you to radiOM [ray-dee-om] .org — the website that brings you the sounds of revelationary new music and the voices of the revelationists themselves. Our offerings include interviews with some of the most influential composers of our time including Lou Harrison, Brian Eno, John Cage, Laurie Anderson, György Ligeti , and Anthony Braxton . We also offer concerts, sound poetry performances, lectures and documentaries in classical music, jazz, experimental music and other forms. The material you will find here is gleaned from thousands of hours of audio recordings from KPFA-FM radio in Berkeley (1949-1995), and concerts and talks produced by Other Minds in San Francisco (1993-2005). We urge you to search our site often as new programs are added each month. Use of this site is free, but for unlimited access to the material registration is required. Login/Register Now Sample programs: Other Minds Festival OM 22: Concert 1, Pacific Rim Centennials Up...
62. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Leroy Jenkins & Marilyn Crispell [0.815% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Leroy Jenkins & Marilyn Crispell Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 112 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) Charles Amirkhanian interviews violinist Leroy Jenkins and pianist Marilyn Crispell on January 25, 1990, as part of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series. Although they have known each other for quite some time and used to occasionally share the same studio space, this is the first time that they have performed together in public. Amirkhanian begins the program by questioning each composer/performer about their respective careers and their approach to improvisation. Jenkins discusses his early musical experiences, including playing the bassoon in his school band. He also describes how he has slowly incorporated more traditional classical styles into his compositions and plays an excerpt of a recording of a string quartet he wrote for the Kronos Quartet. Jenkins then plays three solo pieces, inclu...
63. radiOM.org - Other Minds Festival OM 11, Concert 2: 02 Fred Frith performs new works with Sudhu Tewari [0.778% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 11, Concert 2: 02 Fred Frith performs new works with Sudhu Tewari Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 29 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Legendary experimental guitarist Fred Frith premieres improvisations both as a soloist and as a member of the duo Normal, alongside Sudhu Tewari, a Bay Area resident of Indian descent whose remarkable music is performed on homemade acoustic instruments. Since recording “Guitar Solos” in 1974, Frith has been regarded as one of a handful of radical innovators on the instrument. A co-founder of the English rock group Henry Cow, Frith also has composed a significant body of chamber music for such groups as the ASKO Ensemble, ROVA Saxophone Quartet, and Ensemble Modern. Musical Selections: [untitled improvisations] (2005) (28:55) / Fred Frith Performers: Fred Frith, guitar Sudhu Tewari, homemade instruments Genres: Free Improvisation ; Unconventional Instruments Subject: Improvisation (Music) ; Electric guitar music ; Unconventio...
64. radiOM.org - Improv:21 = Playing the Wild: An Informance with Cheryl Leonard [0.777% Popularity: 0.00000]
Improv:21: = Playing the Wild: An Informance with Cheryl Leonard View Item Type: Video Duration: 84 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: ROVA Moderator Derk Richarson facilitates a session with composer Cheryl Leonard, who talks about her work utilizing materials from nature as musical instruments, and performs several excerpts from longer pieces with her own unique chamber ensemble. Amplifying everything from pine cones, pieces of driftwood, rock, sand, water, and other natural objects, Leonard composes works that are surprisingly textured and full of unusual rhythms. During this program she talks about how she finds or builds her instruments, the type of graphic notation she uses composing her pieces, and the role that improvisation plays in her music. Musical Selections: Himo [or other unidentified piece for amplified scraped rocks, from “Music for Rocks & Water”] (2007) (5:20) -- [unidentified piece for rolling rocks from “Music for Rocks & Water”] (2007) (4:05) -- Umi (“Ocean”), for sand a...
65. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Pauline Oliveros, Feb. 21, 1985 [0.753% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Pauline Oliveros, Feb. 21, 1985 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 95 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian speaks with Pauline Oliveros about her musical works, her overall evolution as a composer, Deep Listening, her instrument the accordion, improvisation, collaboration, teaching, and more. The interview also includes live and taped performances of her works. This program was presented as part of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series on February 21, 1985. It also includes a performance of "Rattlesnake Mountain for Accordion and Voice” (1982) and taped performances of "Earth Ears" and "The Well". Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Rattlesnake Mountain for Accordion and Voice (1982) -- Earth Ears Performers: Pauline Oliveros, accordion & vocals Genre: New Music Subject: Oliveros, Pauline, 1932- ; New music ; Music for meditation ; Listening ; Accordion music ; Vocalises with accordion ; Aleatory music ; Instrumental ensembl...
66. radiOM.org - Improv:21 Understanding Conduction: An Informance with Lawrence “Butch” Morris [0.751% Popularity: 0.00000]
Improv:21: Understanding Conduction: An Informance with Lawrence “Butch” Morris View Item Type: Video Duration: 96 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: ROVA Part lecture, part rehearsal, and part performance, this fascinating program provides a window into a system for the creation of improvised music by an ensemble or band, that its designer, Lawrence "Butch" Morris, calls conduction. In his words conduction is: "A vocabulary of ideographic signs and gestures activated to modify or construct a real time musical arrangement of any notation or composition. Each sign and gesture transmits generative information and provides instantaneous possibilities for altering or initiating harmony, melody, rhythm, articulation, phrasing, or form." In practice it means Morris, a very accomplished cornet player and jazz musician in his own right, teaching a group of talented musicians to respond to a series of hand gestures that indicate changes in pitch, duration, dynamics, and other basic musical parameters,...
67. radiOM.org - Other Minds Festival OM 16: Panel Discussion & Concert 2 [0.741% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 16: Panel Discussion & Concert 2 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 125 min Event Type: Lecture / Panel Discussion Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) The second concert of the 16th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 16), held on March 4, 2011, began as usual, with an informative and entertaining panel discussion moderated by Charles Amirkhanian. Most of the concert’s featured composers and performers gathered on stage, including David A. Jaffe, Agata Zubel, I Wayan Balawan, and Han Bennink, as well as sound sculptor Trimpin. Jaffe describes how, with the assistance of Trimpin, he has utilized a three dimensional computer mouse as a controller for a variety of instruments created by Henry Brant, some of which were suspended from the ceiling. Zubel provides a brief introduction to her first experiment with pure, non-textual, vocalizing, as well as describing some of her other compositions for orchestra. Balawan, then talks about how he uses MI...
68. radiOM.org - Concerts by Composers No. 04: Works by Carl Stone, Arthur Stidfole, & Joseph Pinzarrone [0.733% Popularity: 0.00000]
Concerts by Composers: No. 04: Works by Carl Stone, Arthur Stidfole, & Joseph Pinzarrone Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 58 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA In the late 1970s and early 1980s the Experimental Intermedia Foundation held a series of exciting concerts of avant-garde and electro-acoustic music at Phill Niblock’s loft in the SoHo district of New York City. These concerts were then packaged into a series of hour-long radio programs entitled “Concerts by Composers” and distributed to interested radio stations around the United States. This fourth program in the series features music by Carl Stone, Arthur Stidfole, & Joseph Pinzarrone. The program begins with Carl Stone’s “Sukothai,” a tape work featuring the multi layering of a harpsichord melody in a style that is slightly reminiscent of a Bach canon. This is followed by a selection of lengthy excerpts of an unnamed improvisation by bassoonist Arthur Stidfole and pianist Joseph Pinzarrone. The two musicians provide some comment...
69. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Najma, 1991 [0.724% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Najma, 1991 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 112 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: C Amirkhanian Recorded on September 5, 1991 as part of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series, the acclaimed British born ghazal singer of South Asian ancestry, Najma Akhtar, and her band, are heard in concert as well as in conversation with Charles Amirkhanian. Trained as a chemical engineer but fortunately doing very well as a singer, Najma has successfully blended the traditional singing styles of her ancestors with the modern rhythms of pop music, and is recognized around the globe as one of the premiere practitioners of what has become to be known as world fusion music. In this program she and her band perform a number of songs from her numerous CDs as well as provide some background information on their origin and meaning. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Nikala -- Jane Kis Tara -- Jheel Mai -- Ghoom Charakana Performers: Najma Akhtar, voice and harmonium...
70. radiOM.org - Concerts by Composers No. 11: Works by R. Chatham, D. Behrman, A. Klingensmith, P. DeMarinis, & T. Kosugi [0.711% Popularity: 0.00000]
Concerts by Composers: No. 11: Works by R. Chatham, D. Behrman, A. Klingensmith, P. DeMarinis, & T. Kosugi Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 58 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA In the late 1970s and early 1980s the Experimental Intermedia Foundation held a series of exciting concerts of avant-garde and electro-acoustic music at Phill Niblock’s loft in the SoHo district of New York City. These concerts were then packaged into a series of hour-long radio programs entitled “Concerts by Composers” and distributed to interested radio stations around the United States. This eleventh program in the series features music by Rhys Chatham, David Behrman, Anne Klingensmith, Paul DeMarinis, & Takehisa Kosugi. This program begins a work for solo guitar composed by Rhys Chatham and performed by the composer in March 1981 at a concert held at the Experimental Intermedia Foundation in New York City. This is followed by two excerpts from a collective improvisation with David Behrman on synthesizer, Anne Kl...
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