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71. radiOM.org - Moondog: The Man on the Street [5.086% Popularity: 0.00000]
Moondog: The Man on the Street Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 140 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Gordon Spencer of WBAI in New York presents a program about Louis Hardin, more popularly known as Moondog. From the 1940s up until 1974 Moondog made his living as a street musician and poet in New York City and was typically found near the jazz clubs on 52nd Street. Blind since an accident when he was 16 years old, Moondog was always recognizable in his Viking helmet playing a variety of instruments, some of his own design. In this program Moondog talks about his interests, his influences and his experiences. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: [unidentified excerpts mixed with street interviews] -- All is Loneliness [excerpt of two versions mixed together, one by Moondog the other by Janis Joplin with Big Brother & the Holding Co.] -- [an Oo solo] -- Bird’s Lament -- Stamping Ground -- Tugboat Toccata -- Symphonique No. 3: Ode to Venus Performers: Janis Joplin with Big Brother ...
72. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity Segue Tech [5.104% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: Segue Tech Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 61 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA Introduced in the KPFA Folio with only the brief phrase, “to put side by side, put close together”, this program follows the same formula of other early Ode to Gravity programs by juxtaposing musical selections from a variety of styles and genres. It begins with a Tin Pan Alley song from the 1920s quickly followed by a quirky player piano piece, an experimental work for flute and voice, piano rag music, and it only gets better from there. Musical Selections: Varsity Drag [lyrics by Buddy De Sylva & Lew Brown] / Ray Henderson -- [unidentified player piano music] / Conlon Nancarrow -- [unidentified piece for flute and voice] -- [unidentified piano rag music] / Igor Stravinsky -- Labyrinth No. 3 (1941) / Lou Harrison -- [unidentified brass band music] -- America (My Country Tis of Thee) -- [unidentified electronic piece] -- Haydn go seek / Charles Amirkhanian -- Composition No. 1, for ratchet (196...
73. 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...
74. radiOM.org - John Cage in Conversation with Morton Feldman, Radio Happening 2 of 5 [0.691% Popularity: 0.00000]
John Cage in Conversation with Morton Feldman, Radio Happening 2 of 5 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 50 min Event Type: Other Finds Program Origin: WBAI John Cage and Morton Feldman recorded four open-ended conversations at the studios of radio station WBAI in New York. These meetings spanned six months between July 1966 and January 1967, and were produced as five "Radio Happenings". Both men were at transitional points in their music. Cage had completed “Variations V” in 1965 and “Variations VI” and “Variations VII” in 1966, and would publish "A Year from Monday" in 1967. Most of Feldman's important work was yet to come. These conversations between two old friends, relaxed, smoking, and throwing out ideas, are full of laughter and long ponderous silences. They form an incredible historical record of their concerns and preoccupation with making music, art, society, and politics of the moment. In 1993 these conversations were transcribed and published as "Radio Happenings I-V" by Edition MusikText...
75. 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...
76. radiOM.org - New Music America 1990: Montreal Musique Actuelles [5.873% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music America: 1990: Montreal Musique Actuelles Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 138 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: C Amirkhanian Charles Amirkhanian reports on happenings of the 1990 installment of the peripatetic New Music America Festival, which began in 1979 and was held this year for the first time outside the U.S. Montreal Musique Actuelles highlighted the work of Canadian composers, performers and improvisers alongside the work of such well-known Americans as La Monte Young, Scott Johnson, and Alvin Curran. Among participants interviewed are Jean Piche, a composer who directed the Festival and whose own work for percussion and tape was a highlight. Also heard are the voices of Montreal composer Linda Bouchard who lives in New York and is active as a composer and conductor; Jan Wolff, artistic director of Icebreaker, an internationally acclaimed center for avant-garde music in Amsterdam; electro-acoustic music specialist Hildegard Westerkamp of Vancouver; Shannon Peet...
77. radiOM.org - Other Minds Festival OM 19: Panel Discussion and Concert 1 (Feb. 28, 2014) [4.894% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 19: Panel Discussion and Concert 1 (Feb. 28, 2014) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 138 min Event Type: Lecture / Panel Discussion Program Origin: Other Minds The first concert of the 19th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 19) was held on February 28, 2014 in the newly inaugurated SFJazz Center in San Francisco. With a bit of the old, the new, and the old made new again, the concert included three eclectic compositions by composer Mark Applebaum: one featuring synchronized hand gestures combined with electronically processed vocalizations, another aleatoric piece for instrumental ensemble and projected graphic score, and an installation that was part sound sculpture and part unique electronic instrument called the Mouseketier. These amazing electro-acoustic pieces were followed by two works by the oft overlooked composer of new music, Joseph Byrd. Composed in the early 1960s, “Water Music” and “Animals” explore the potential of percussion music, be it with traditional i...
78. radiOM.org - About Ear Magazine [1.218% Popularity: 0.00000]
About Ear Magazine Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 53 min Event Type: Interview Program Origin: KPFA Two related discussions of “Ear” magazine with host Charles Amirkhanian and Ear’s editor, Charles Shere , and publisher, Anne Kish. This program provides not only a behind the scenes look at “Ear” which had, at the time of this recording on January 23, 1973, just published it’s first edition, but also at the making of a radio review, as the first segment features the three discussing both “Ear” magazine and the way in which KPFA would review it, while the second segment features a more polished or edited review that was ready for broadcast. “Ear” was founded in Berkeley CA, in 1973 by Shere, Kish, with the assistance of an all volunteer staff. Intended as a means to galvanize a sense of community among Bay Area classical musicians, the magazine featured concert listings and articles highlighting not only major performances of traditional classical music, but also more contemporary and avant-garde e...
79. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Alexander Kan: Mr. New Music USSR [5.872% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: Alexander Kan: Mr. New Music USSR Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 123 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA When the ROVA Saxophone Quartet toured the Soviet Union in the mid-1980s, it was the enterprising and irrepressible Alexander Kan who invited the group and organized the visit against improbable odds. In 1988 Charles Amirkhanian turned the tables and invited Mr. Kan to the KPFA studio for a discussion. At the time, Mr. Kan was the leading Soviet producer of new music, avant-garde jazz, and experimental rock. The founder of the Leningrad Contemporary Music Club, (which throughout the late 1970s until it was banned in the 1980s, served as a solitary bastion of artistic free expression), is joined by Larry Ochs of ROVA, as they wend their way through an artistic motherlode of unofficial recordings made in performance during the 1980s. Musical selections heard range from free jazz performances by Aleksander Rjabov, Vladimir Chekasin, Sergeĭ Kurëkhin, and Anato...
80. radiOM.org - New Music America 1981: Concert 4, (June 10, 1981) [1.851% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music America: 1981: Concert 4, (June 10, 1981) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 96 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA In 1981 the New Music America Festival came to San Francisco for a week full of concerts, sound installations, and multi-media performances. The fourth concert of the Festival, held on June 10, 1981, included works by Laurie Spiegel, Peter Gena, and George Lewis, as well as a live improvisation by LaDonna Smith and Davey Williams, and two musical performance art pieces by conceptual artist Jim Pomeroy. The concert began with two works by Laurie Spiegel, identified in the program as “The Unquestioned Answer” and “A History of Music in One Movement,” which had been previously performed on the computer but were now arranged for solo performers of the harp and piano, respectively. These were followed by an unidentified computer music piece, presented by the composer herself. Violinist and violist LaDonna Smith and guitarist Davey Williams then presented two distinctly avant...
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