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1. - Radiovisions #8, The New Consonance [1.280% Popularity: 0.00000]
Radiovisions: #8, The New Consonance Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 59 min Event Type: Documentary Program Origin: NPR Starting in 1969, Charles Amirkhanian was the first radio producer to broadcast substantial quantities of music by first generation minimalist composers. His early interviews with Steve Reich, John Adams, Paul Dresher, Laurie Anderson, Lou Harrison, and others form the basis of this fascinating exegesis of the sea change in contemporary music brought on by the use of consonant harmonies, steady pulse, and hypnotic repetition. But what was the historical artistic context that provoked this reaction, and what was the public's level of acceptance of these new one-note geniuses? That question and others are explored in this detailed and fascinating look at modern music and the changing nature of the avant-garde scene during the period from 1900 to 1980. Some of the breathtaking claims, like Lou Harrison's assertion that the music of Brahms, composed as it is in equal temperament, "is...
2. - Morning Concert Spirit Catchers: Laetitia Sonami & Janice Giteck [0.879% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: Spirit Catchers: Laetitia Sonami & Janice Giteck Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 115 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian interviews two outstanding women composers, both of whom have combined their artistic and spiritual lives in search for new meaning, understanding, and creativity. Laetitia de Compi├Ęgne Sonami, born in Paris in 1957, studied with composer Eliane Radigue. In 1977 she moved to the United States to study electronic music. She has worked as a recording engineer and performer, and often utilizes electronics of her own making in her compositions. Her electronic works, several of which are heard in the first half of this program, mix extraordinary electronic sounds with selections of texts, songs, music, and ambient sounds, to produce absolutely exquisite and entrancing soundscapes. Janice Giteck studied at Mills College in the 1960s and was one of the last students of Darius Milhaud. She studied further in Paris with Olivier Me...
3. - Morning Concert An Interview with Robert Hughes [0.609% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: An Interview with Robert Hughes Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 72 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Recorded on December 16, 1980, Charles Amirkhanian interviews musician, composer, and conductor Robert Hughes. Topics discussed include working with Laurie Anderson on the world premiere of her work "Born, Never Asked". Fans of Anderson's later popular albums will recognize many of the musical themes running through this piece. The recording of the piece, made on May 17, 1980, features Anderson performing with the Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra, an award winning group which was led by Hughes for many years. In this program Hughes also discusses the "new consonance" as represented by the work of Terry Riley, Steve Reich and himself. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Born, Never Asked (1980) / Laurie Anderson [world premiere] Performers: Laurie Anderson, voice, violin & electronics Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra Robert Hughes, conductor Genres: New Music ; P...
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