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1. - Other Minds Presents A Civil Rights Reader: for strings, laptop, and DJ [5.099% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Presents: A Civil Rights Reader: for strings, laptop, and DJ Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 109 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Full of energy and passion, the spirited Del Sol String Quartet reunite with Daniel Bernard Roumain (whose “String Quartet No. 4” they premiered at Other Minds 11 in March 2005) for an evening of cutting edge music-making. Daniel Bernard Roumain is a pioneer in new forms, as he marries the instrumentation of string quartet with electric violin, laptop, and a Hip-Hop turntablist. This first-ever presentation of all four of his works for the quartet medium celebrates iconic figures of American Civil Rights who are the dedicatees of each piece: Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and Maya Angelou. The program concludes with a brief panel discussion in which Roumain and DJ Scientific discuss their musical partnership and perform Roumains signature work for violin “Filter.” Part 1 of 3: Musical Selections: String Quartet...
2. - A Celebration of Non-Commercial Radio [5.088% Popularity: 0.00000]
A Celebration of Non-Commercial Radio Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 182 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) This live broadcast from the then, brand new, KPFA building at 1929 Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Berkeley, California, aired nationally on NPR. It features the world premiere of Lou Harrison’s “Homage to Pacifica” (commissioned by the Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation), a six movement composition for narrator, soloists, mixed chorus, and Javanese gamelan ensemble. Also heard is a rare recording made in 1949, just after KPFA went on the air, in which Henry Cowell performed a number of his works on the KPFA grand piano. This program continues with Berkeley composer Gary Noland’s spectacular ragtime composition, “Grand Rag Brillante”, which is virtually impossible to be played by humans. Here it is heard played on KPFA’s Yamaha Disklavier, a type of modern player piano. The program concludes with the great, North Indian, virtuosi...
3. - Other Minds Festival OM 13: Panel Discussion & Concert 3 [5.045% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 13: Panel Discussion & Concert 3 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 161 min Event Type: Lecture and Panel Discussion Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) Charles Amirkhanian moderates a panel discussion with the composers featured in the third concert of OM 13. Keeril Makan talks about the strategies he has employed to obtain a variety of timbres from a particular percussion instrument, such as placing cymbals upside down. He also discusses his noise piece “Static Rising”, and his affinity for the Finnish music scene. Dan Becker describes his work with the Disklavier and his composition “Revolution” which is scored for prepared Disklavier and a live pianist playing simultaneously on a single keyboard, accompanied by additional snippets from a speech by Martin Luther King Jr. Elena Kats-Chernin then talks about how she changes many of her pieces to create different versions that have slightly different tempos, instrumentation, key, etc... She also...
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