By Andrea Miller-Keller, Alvin Lucier, Michael Roth, Nicolas Collins, Ronald Kuivila
This small, impressive ebook commemorates the occupation of experimental track composer Alvin Lucier, and lines an interview with Lucier and curator Andrea Miller-Keller, essays through Nicolas Collins, Ronald Kuivila, Michael Roth and Pamela Tatge, and info of a symposium, convey and detailed performances of Lucier’s paintings held at Wesleyan collage, November 4-6, 2011. Lucier has pioneered in lots of parts of song composition and function, together with the notation of performers' actual gestures, using mind waves in concert, the new release of visible imagery by means of sound in vibrating media, and the evocation of room acoustics for musical reasons. From 1970 to 2011 he taught at Wesleyan college the place he was once John Spencer Camp Professor of song. Lucier plays, lectures and indicates his sound installations commonly within the usa, Europe and Asia.
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He has been on the Wesleyan University music faculty since 1986. Since 1997, Lombardozzi has recorded and performed internationally with Jazz Vocalist Giacomo Gates. Paula Matthusen, composer and assistant professor of music at Wesleyan University, writes both acoustic and experimental electroacoustic music, performs frequently with Ouisaudei, Groundwave New Music collaborations include working with Alvin Hildegard Kleeb, pianist, specializes in the Collective, Object Collection and Winter Lucier on Solar Sounder I.
The pure wave sweeps were designed by Bob Bielecki and executed in Max MSP by Anne Wellmer. Still Lives, 1995 When pianist Joseph Kubera asked me to compose a work for him, I decided to for piano and write a suite of eight short movements. For the shape of each movement I simply slow-sweep pure wave oscillators looked around my house and selected images and objects that came into my line Joseph Kubera, piano of vision, including the hammock strung between two trees in my backyard and I Diamond a pair of chop sticks lying on the kitchen counter.
Color photograph of Getty Central Gardens. Lucier first visited artist Robert Irwin’s Getty Gardens in Los Angeles in 2002. Lucier used aspects of Irwin’s graceful design, viewed from an angle, as the formal structure for this composition. The title is taken from two inscriptions Irwin placed at the entrance to The exhibition includes audio recordings, Chambers: In Honor of Alvin Lucier, sound scores and album/CD artwork for most of the in large and small resonant environments THE SAME and EVER CHANGING, NEVER LESS musical compositions included below.