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91. radiOM.org - Other Minds Festival OM 16: Panel Discussion & Concert 2 [5.002% 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...
92. radiOM.org - Other Minds Festival OM 14: Panel Discussion & Concert 1 [4.982% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 14: Panel Discussion & Concert 1 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 155 min Event Type: Lecture / Panel Discussion Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) OM 14 got started with Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian, moderating a panel discussion with the Bent Sørensen, Chinary Ung, and Ben Johnston, whose works were to be heard during the first concert, held on March 5, 2009. Sørensen discusses how he has incorporated aspects from one of his operas into two of his more recent compositions as well as commenting on the challenges of writing for a piano trio. Ung touches upon his interest in finding the musical equivalent of the Buddhist idea of emptiness being filled by compassion, while Johnston reminisces about Harry Partch, his mentor in microtonal music. 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 ten...
93. radiOM.org - Other Minds Festival OM 14: Concert 3 [5.010% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 14: Concert 3 View Item Type: Video Duration: 128 mins Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) The third and final concert of OM 14 was held on March 7, 2009. After brief introductions and announcements, the concert begins with: Spiral Xi: Mother and Child Each of Chinary Ung's “Spiral” pieces focuses on a single idea that is re-imagined and re-contextualized over the course of the work. This work investigates the notion of musicality as something beyond instrumental practice. Rather, the use of vocal sounds (singing, humming, chanting, and whistling) is equally as important as are the variety of string techniques that form the rich vocabulary of Ung’s string writing. The balance between voice and viola shifts throughout the work, and the combination of these two dimensions produces a world that is more than the sum of its parts. - Adam Greene Listening to Lu Tzu-Hsün Play the Ch’in on a Moonlit Night It turns out that Harry Partch’s Adapte...
94. radiOM.org - Press Conference of Harold Farberman, Feb. 1970 [5.075% Popularity: 0.00000]
Press Conference of Harold Farberman, Feb. 1970 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 24 min Event Type: Interview Program Origin: KPFA On February 26, 1970, Harold Farberman was presented to the San Francisco Bay Area media as the new Musical Director of the Oakland Symphony Orchestra during this press conference. Farberman was to succeed Gerhard Samuel, who had made quite a reputation at Oakland as an adventurous concert programmer, and had resigned from his post because he wanted to pursue more guest conducting jobs. As a result of this history, Farberman and Herbert Sandler, the vice president of the Symphony, emphasize the Maestro’s commitment to contemporary classical composers, pointing out that Farberman has been a great promoter of Charles Ives’ music, as well as assuring everybody that he would be permitted to pursue any guest conducting offers that arose during his tenure. Quizzing the conductor on these and other points are a number of music critics from the Bay Area, including Charles Amirk...
95. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Joan La Barbara, 1984 [1.206% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Joan La Barbara, 1984 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 91 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Recorded on March 8, 1984 as part of the San Francisco’s Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series, Charles Amirkhanian interviews avant-garde vocalist and composer, Joan La Barbara, before a live audience. Born in 1947 La Barbara has worked with such well known modern composers as John Cage, Philip Glass, Morton Feldman, and her husband of many years, Morton Subotnick. In this program Joan La Barbara talks about her evolution from a singer of the classical repertoire to one that focuses on experimental and new music. She also discusses the difference between public support for the arts in America and Europe. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Berliner Träume (1983) / Joan La Barbara Genre: New Music Subject: La Barbara, Joan, 1947- ; Vocal music ; Vocalises ; New music ; Composition (Music) People: Amirkhanian, Charles ; La Barbara, Joan, 1947- Recording Date: 3/8/1984...
96. radiOM.org - Concerts by Composers No. 08: Works by Nicolas Collins, Ron Kuivila, Daniel Goode, & Arthur Russell [2.286% Popularity: 0.00000]
Concerts by Composers: No. 08: Works by Nicolas Collins, Ron Kuivila, Daniel Goode, & Arthur Russell 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 eighth program in the series features music by Nicolas Collins, Ron Kuivila, Daniel Goode, & Arthur Russell. The program begins with two works of computer music by Nicolas Collins and Ron Kuivila respectively, from a joint concert in March of 1979 held at the Electronic Intermedia Foundation. Each piece uses homemade electronic circuit boards to process sounds, in a sense the logic gates themselves becoming the musical scores for e...
97. radiOM.org - Improv:21 = Playing the Wild: An Informance with Cheryl Leonard [5.090% 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...
98. radiOM.org - Music Review An Interview with John White, February 11, 1971 [0.217% Popularity: 0.00000]
Music Review: An Interview with John White, February 11, 1971 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 15 min Event Type: Interview Program Origin: CA/KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) Charles Amirkhanian talks with the Los Angeles, CA. based, conceptual artist, John White, about his “Performance Time and Space,” an event scheduled to occur the next day at Lone Mountain College in San Francisco. The event, organized by White and fellow artist Aviva Rahmani was to involve audience participation and the entire football team of St. Ignacious High School. White describes his expectations for the event which was to feature the football team revealing the processes it underwent in preparation for a game as well as involving the audience through a series of questions and directed motion exercises. While the role of football in society was to be implied by the event, is was not considered to be the prime focus. White also offers some details about future planned events and both he and Amirkhanian discuss...
99. radiOM.org - A Visit With John Zorn [5.070% Popularity: 0.00000]
A Visit With John Zorn Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 68 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA John Zorn and Larry Ochs join Charles Amirkhanian to discuss and play a selection of Zorn’s compositions. Among the pieces heard is an excerpt from “Spillane” in which Zorn tries to capture some of the film noir sensibility that imbues the Mickey Spillane novels and the gritty New York City in which they are based, and which Zorn calls home. This is followed by a couple of excerpts from Zorn’s collaborative improvisational work “Cobra” for which he created a number of general rules which are then used by a group of talented musicians to create an ever changing kaleidoscope of sound events. Also included in this program is a portion of “Hu-Die”, a piece named for and inspired by the great Cantonese actress from the 1930s, as well as a recording of the well-known tabla player, Zakir Hussain. Musical Selections: Cobra [excerpt] (1:45) -- Spillane [excerpt] (6:30) -- Cobra: Adagio Maestos...
100. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Collected Audiophonies [5.084% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: Collected Audiophonies Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 115 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) A program of avant-garde sound poetry and music by Charles Amirkhanian and Anthony Gnazzo, featuring a collection of their compositions. Interspersed among the formal pieces are bits of sound collage, music, and Gnazzo's commentary on his career retrospective slide show. Also in this program Tony Gnazzo, who had recently announced his retirement from composing avant-garde music, and who had not been seen at a concert of new music for over fourteen months, presents his seminar on retirement for losers in the arts, during which listeners called in with their questions and comments. In addition Charles Amirkhanian presents an experimental music flashback featuring the March 23, 1970 Radio Event No. 7 produced by Gnazzo ("Junk and all that Jazz") that included live nude performers in the KPFA studio. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections:...
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