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1. radiOM.org - When Music Was Mechanical [5.088% Popularity: 0.00000]
When Music Was Mechanical Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 70 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) Charles Amirkhanian takes a tour of a show on mechanical musical instruments at the Oakland Museum, which ran from Dec. 16, 1972 thru Feb. 4, 1973. Charles is joined by Gretchen Schneider, Asst. Curator of History, who describes the show, which took almost 2 years to plan and included over 80 instruments representing a cross section of all different device types since the turn of century. Some of the instruments discussed and demonstrated include, the Lyon & Healy Empress Electric Orchestrion, the Wurlitzer Model 165 Band Organ, a Barrel Organ, the Violano Virtuoso, and the Turnaphone, among others. Musical Selections: [numerous unidentified pieces] -- Menuet in G Major / Ignace Jan Paderewski -- Flight of the Bumblebee / Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov -- We're in the Money Performers: Phil Ohman, (We're in the Money) Genres: Unconventional Instrumen...
2. radiOM.org - New Music America 1982, Program No. 1 [5.079% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music America: 1982, Program No. 1 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 169 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: WFMT Radio station WFMT in Chicago presents the first 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. The concert includes electronic music by Tom Cameron, Robert Moran’s “Spin Again” for harpsichords, organs, and percussion, “Autumn Resonance” for piano and delay by Wayne Siegel, and to conclude, Meredith Monk’s work for four voices and organs, “Turtle Dreams.” Also heard, although unfortunately not seen, is a work of avant-garde musical theater by the performing duo of Ed Harkins and Philip Larson known as THE. This work combines strictly choreographed movements by the two, often involving sight gags of one type or another, mixed with electronic and new wave rock music. The intermission features includes a profile of Charles Ives, a talk with John Cage about...
3. radiOM.org - Other Minds Presents Nancarrow at 100 - A Centennial Celebration: Nancarrow Concert No. 1 ( 2 PM, Nov. 3, 2012 ) [5.057% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Presents: Nancarrow at 100 - A Centennial Celebration: Nancarrow Concert No. 1 ( 2 PM, Nov. 3, 2012 ) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 96 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds This is the first concert 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 concert was the second of three events held at Hertz Hall on the U. C. Berkeley campus on November 3, 2012. The concert begins with some brief remarks by Charles Amirkhanian, Artistic and Executive Director of Other Minds. He then introduces Trimpin, a composer and sound sculptor who has realized many of Nancarrow’s works utilizing a variety of technologies including a digital controller for a piano called a Vorsetzer, and other elaborate percussive sound sculptu...
4. radiOM.org - Other Minds Presents Nancarrow at 100 - A Centennial Celebration: Discover Nancarrow No. 2 - Eyeballs Out! How Perf [5.049% 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...
5. radiOM.org - Brian Eno Day (February 12, 1988) [4.922% Popularity: 0.00000]
Brian Eno Day (February 12, 1988) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 11 hrs 15 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) On February 12, 1988, KPFA dedicated an entire day to take a closer look at the music and career of Brian Eno, one of the most influential composer, performer, producer, and visual artist of our times. Eno joins Charles Amirkhanian in the studios of KPFA to assist in hosting a day of his music. In a number of far ranging interviews, some previously recorded and some live in the studio, Eno discusses his English adolescence and early musical influences, as well as sharing stories about his work as a producer of famous rock bands such as U2, Devo, and the Talking Heads, as well as his own musical collaborations with Harold Budd, David Byrne, and others. A relatively complete review of his work as composer, performer, and producer is heard, including selections from his early rock albums and ambient recordings, along with a discuss...
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