Alvin Lucier – Chambers – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. Alvin Lucier (born May 14, ) is an American composer of experimental. “Chambers” () illustrates another point; before reading my response was: sounds okay, nice enough. It involves various recordings of sound spaces, such. Chambers / Scores by Alvin Lucier ; Interviews with the composer by Douglas Simon. Author. Lucier, Alvin. Other Authors. Simon (Douglas). Published.
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On yet another hand, “North American Time Capsule”a performance on the archaic Sylvania encrypting voice encoder without the corresponding decoder, is unlistenable with or without the various deep and interesting levels of meaning provided by its associated theory.
Wealeyan University Press, Book English Show 0 more libraries Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. But when it is not, which is not the exceptional case in American academic music, I find that I cannot discard it without envy. Contact Contact Us Help. Public Private login e. Tags What are tags? Add a tag Cancel Sound art.
You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Its central Theory versus Music dialectic is interesting. Now that’s fine and perhaps even witty, in a rather twee academic way, but grasping the concept doesn’t improve the listening experience and I’m beginning to get annoyed by the suggestion that the concept is even relevant to me.
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This has been an uncharacteristically prolific and creatively fertile year for Benjamin Finger, as he has released three very wonderful albums in three very different directions.
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Many of his compositions jolt conventional notions of the role of composer, performer, and listener, and the spaces in which they play and listen. The first illustration on this CD is “Vespers” which involves performers moving around a given acoustic space with directional pulse generators. Without the theory, it’s fifteen minutes of attractive clicking sounds but with the theory the listener becomes consciously involved by providing and operating the luxier for the perceptual half of the a,vin, which can lead to deeper understanding and pleasure—it’s rather like having impressionist painting explained to you for the first time.
Alvin Lucier’s Career Celebrated through Installation, Performance
The Duke of York pp. Comments and reviews What are comments? His works are scored for an astonishing range of instruments: Lists What are lists? Amorosa Sensitivaon the other hand, is a bit of a wild-card that unexpectedly dips its toes into dissonance, modern composition, free-jazz, and sundry other surprises.
The Queen of the South and Tyndall Orchestrations pp. In response to Simon’s searching questions, Lucier expands on each composition, not only explaining its genesis and development but also revealing its importance to the vigorously experimental American tradition to which Alvin Lucier belongs.
New World These five Lucier pieces dating from to provide handy illustrations of my love-hate relationship with American academic music. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.
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These online bookshops told us they have this item: Each score is written in prose and may be read by musicians as instructions for performance or by general readers as descriptions of imaginary musical activities. Quasimodo the Great Lover pp. It involves various recordings of sound spaces, such as a railway station, cafeteria or what-have-you, playing on portable devices, disguised in some kind of wrapping, that are placed within the performance sound space—thus chambers i.