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1. radiOM.org - New Music Seance 2005: Concert No. 2, Nude Rolling Down an Escalator [5.124% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music Seance: 2005: Concert No. 2, Nude Rolling Down an Escalator Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 61 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) Summoning the specters of musical forbears, and channeling the spirits of their successors, the 2005 New Music Seance Concerts featured five hours of hypnotic solo piano music performed by Sarah Cahill or on the eerily disembodied Yamaha Disklavier, with additional spirit raising interludes by the Kate Stenberg and Eva-Maria Zimmerman violin-piano duo. Held in the intimate, candle lit setting of the historic Arts & Crafts styled Swedenborgian Church in San Francisco, this second concert features works by Ruth Crawford, Alvin Curran, Kyle Gann, Terry Riley, and others. Part 1 of 7: Musical Selections: Prelude No. 4 (1924-25) (3:16) / Ruth Crawford Seeger -- Prelude No. 9 (1927-28) (2:54) / Ruth Crawford Seeger Performers: Sarah Cahill, piano Genre: New Music Subject: New music ; Piano music People: Seeger, R...
2. radiOM.org - New Music America 1982: Program No. 3 [5.110% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music America: 1982: Program No. 3 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 179 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: WFMT Additional Media Files (click to view) Radio station WFMT in Chicago presents the third of six broadcasts from Navy Pier, as part of the fourth New Music America Festival. Charles Amirkhanian hosts, assisted by composer and vocalist, Joan La Barbara. Included in this concert are works by Don Malone, Kyle Gann, Ben Johnston, Jay Clayton, and Michael Byron. Intermission features include a roundup of events from earlier in the day, including a noontime concert of Percy Grainger’s music with pianists Dennis Russell Davies, Yvar Mikhashoff, and Neely Bruce, At the end of the program are segments on microtonal composer Harry Partch, pianist and conductor Dennis Russell Davies, and a brief excerpt from an interview with the “bad boy of music”, George Antheil. (from KPFA Folio) Part 1 of 3: Musical Selections: Soggetto Cavato, for three solo voices [excerpt] (8:51) / Don Malo...
3. radiOM.org - Other Minds Presents Nancarrow at 100 - A Centennial Celebration: Discover Nancarrow No. 2 - Eyeballs Out! How Perf [5.105% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Presents: Nancarrow at 100 - A Centennial Celebration: Discover Nancarrow No. 2 - Eyeballs Out! How Performers Learned to “Play” Nancarrow (Nov. 4, 2012) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 110 min Event Type: Lecture and Panel Discussion Program Origin: Other Minds This is the second panel discussion of “Nancarrow at 100: A Centennial Celebration” a three day festival of films and music celebrating the life and work of Conlon Nancarrow. The festival was produced by Other Minds in collaboration with Cal Performances, the U. C. Berkeley Art Museum and the Pacific Film Archive, and was held on November 2-4, 2012. This panel discussion was the first event held on November 4, 2012, following which there was a film presentation at the Pacific Film Archive Theater, and a concluding concert, also held at Hertz Hall on U. C. Berkeley campus. Moderator Charles Amirkhanian is joined by sound sculptor Trimpin, composer and musicologist Kyle Gann, pianola virtuoso Rex Lawson, the piano duo of Amy Will...
4. radiOM.org - Other Minds Presents Nancarrow at 100 - A Centennial Celebration: Discover Nancarrow No. 1 - The Expanding Universe [5.099% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Presents: Nancarrow at 100 - A Centennial Celebration: Discover Nancarrow No. 1 - The Expanding Universe of Conlon Nancarrow (Nov. 3, 2012) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 88 min Event Type: Lecture and Panel Discussion Program Origin: Other Minds This is the first panel discussion of “Nancarrow at 100: A Centennial Celebration” a three day festival of films and music celebrating the life and work of Conlon Nancarrow. The festival was produced by Other Minds in collaboration with Cal Performances, the U. C. Berkeley Art Museum and the Pacific Film Archive and was held on November 2-4, 2012. This panel discussion was the first of three events held at Hertz Hall on the U. C. Berkeley campus on November 3, 2012. After a brief introduction by Cal Performance Director Matias Tarnopolsky, Charles Amirkhanian, Artistic and Executive Director of Other Minds, gives a short talk reminiscing about his honeymoon trip to Mexico City to meet Nancarrow for the first time, and his role in reintroducin...
5. radiOM.org - New Music from Cal Arts James Tenney: Composer and Performer [5.083% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music from Cal Arts: James Tenney: Composer and Performer Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 89 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA Ingram Marshall introduces performances and compositions by James Tenney, American composer, pianist and conductor. Tenney, who died in 2006, was the cofounder and director of the New York City based, Tone Roads Ensemble, and was an important member of the avant-garde scene in the 1960s and 70s. Between 1961 and 1964 he was the resident composer at Bell Labs where he became one of the first to experiment with digital synthesis and computer music. Later in his career he focused on composing for acoustic instruments and taught musical composition at CalArts where he influenced a new generation of composers. According to music critic Kyle Gann, when John Cage was asked in 1989 whom he would wish to study with if he were a young man today his answer was “James Tenney”. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Sonata No. 2 for Piano “Concord Sonata” (1916-19, rev. 1920s-40...
6. radiOM.org - The Music of Peter Gena [5.083% Popularity: 0.00000]
The Music of Peter Gena Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 66 min Event Type: Music A collection of recordings of compositions by American pianist and composer, Peter Gena. Gena received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D in musical composition from State University of New York at Buffalo and has studied with Lejaren Hiller and Morton Feldman. Gena often composes in the minimalist style of Steve Reich and Terry Riley but also has training in electronic music and has collaborated with geneticists, to develop methods of employing DNA sequences as the basis of musical compositions. Gena is a pianist, adept at playing the works of Cage, about whom he has also written extensively. Musical Selections: Beethoven in SoHo (1980) (20:37) -- 100 Fingers (1979) (17:00) -- Stabiles, First Clone (1978) (8:00) -- Modular Fantasies (1974) (8:30) -- Logos I (1975) (6:00) Performers: John Miller, elec. bass (Beethoven) Peter Gena, piano (Beethoven) Kyle Gann, piano (Beethoven ; 100 Fingers) Karen Kushner, piano (100 Fingers) Fr...
7. radiOM.org - Other Minds Festival OM 16: Panel Discussion & Concert 3 [5.070% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 16: Panel Discussion & Concert 3 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 125 min Event Type: Lecture and Panel Discussion Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) As always, the third concert of the 16th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 16), held on March 5, 2011, commenced with an engaging panel discussion moderated by Charles Amirkhanian. Joining Charles on stage are the concert’s featured composers, Jason Moran, Louis Andriessen, and Kyle Gann. Moran begins the discussion with a description of how his latest work was inspired by an old LP about African American slang and his own interest in contemporary jazz slang. Andriessen then introduces his works with the admission that he had always had problems writing for classically trained singers and string players, feeling that they were too romantic for his type of music. A difficulty that was only solved when he met the two Italian musicians featured in this concert. Finally, Kyle Gann talks about hi...
8. radiOM.org - Other Minds Festival OM 16: Panel Discussion & Concert 1 [5.065% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 16: Panel Discussion & Concert 1 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 126 min Event Type: Lecture and Panel Discussion Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) The 16th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 16) began with a panel discussion with some of the composers featured in the first night’s concert, held on March 3, 2011. Joining moderator Charles Amirkhanian on stage were Kyle Gann, Louis Andriessen, Agata Zubel, and Janice Giteck. Gann briefly discusses “Triskaidekaphonia I” which is the result of Gann’s desire to finally incorporate the musical equivalent of the number 13 into a composition, something he achieves with the introduction of a pure 13th harmonic at the beginning of this piece. His other featured work, “Kierkegaard, Walking,” was inspired by a European walking tour and an early interest in the Danish philosopher. Polish composer Agata Zubel discusses her decision to take up a second career as a classical concert singer, while also ...
9. radiOM.org - A Sense of Place The Life and Work of Conlon Nancarrow [5.055% Popularity: 0.00000]
A Sense of Place: The Life and Work of Conlon Nancarrow Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 29 min Event Type: Documentary Program Origin: Helen Borten Additional Media Files (click to view) The life and work of Conlon Nancarrow: a composer who turned an anachronistic gadget, the player piano, into a vehicle for greatness. Born in Texarkana, Arkansas in 1912, Nancarrow was active in his early years as a trumpeter, playing jazz and other types of popular music. He attended the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music from 1929-32, and later studied composition and counterpoint in Boston with Nicolas Slonimsky, Walter Piston, and Roger Sessions (1933-36). In 1937 Nancarrow enlisted in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade to fight against Franco in the Spanish Civil War. On his return to the United States in 1939 he became involved in the New York new music scene, contributing several reviews to Modern Music and associating with other composers such as Elliot Carter and Aaron Copland. Nancarrow was a dedicated so...
10. radiOM.org - Other Minds Festival OM 17: Panel Discussion & Concert 2 [5.050% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 17: Panel Discussion & Concert 2 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 136 min Event Type: Lecture and Panel Discussion Program Origin: Other Minds The second concert of the 17th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 17) began with a panel discussion with some of the composers and performers featured in the night’s concert, held on March 2, 2012. Joining moderator Charles Amirkhanian was Harold Budd, Gloria Coates, Ikue Mori, and Tyshawn Sorey. Harold Budd talks about his early career, starting with a military band about 50 years ago and then his growing interest in jazz. In fact he states that his entire artistic goal has been to recapture the same feelings he had when first hearing Stan Getz playing. He also relates how his collaboration with Brian Eno led to a growing interest in improvising as well as considerable financial success. Gloria Coates discusses her decision to move to from her home in Wisconsin to Munich, Germany in 1969 and her growing interest in resonance and ...
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