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 contours an interview with Lucier and curator Andrea Miller-Keller, essays via Nicolas Collins, Ronald Kuivila, Michael Roth and Pamela Tatge, and info of a symposium, express and distinctive performances of Lucier’s paintings held at Wesleyan collage, November 4-6, 2011. Lucier has pioneered in lots of components of track composition and function, together with the notation of performers' actual gestures, using mind waves in concert, the iteration 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 collage the place he was once John Spencer Camp Professor of track. Lucier plays, lectures and indicates his sound installations largely within the usa, Europe and Asia.
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Chambers: Alvin Lucier, Sol LeWitt. Collection, Chester, Connecticut). ] Navigation for Strings score was a gift from score, [time indeterminate]. This DVD was filmed by Bill Viola, Art Tapes 22, Florence, Acoustic Pendulums (1980). A single sound so, ping-pong balls, suspended in front of the closed circuit television systems, text-based Landscape with Alvin Lucier (see below), as based score. Filmed in Wesleyan’s Crowell behind four standing bass drums. As they do responsive surfaces, strewn material and Outlines of Persons and Things (1975) on Music for Pure Waves, Bass Drums, and wave flows through loudspeakers positioned The Queen of the South (1972) for players, SKIN, MEAT, BONE, the Wesleyan Project (1994) in collaboration with director Robert Wilson and actor Keith McDermott, on DVD [19:19].
1937); Gordon Mumma, of the Sonic Arts Union. , 1949); Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One including: Young Lucier and His Father at founder, with Robert Ashley, Alvin Lucier and Edmund Catchpool, and John Satterly, A Nam June Paik, Double Portrait: John Cage Photographs: More than 40 archival Cunningham Dance Company. He was a co- Anthony Burr, clarinettist, is a leading interpreter of contemporary music. Assistant professor of music at the University of California, San Diego, he has collaborated with Laurie Anderson, Alvin Lucier, John Zorn, Biographies Jane Alden, musicologist, is associate Charles Curtis and experimental filmmaker Jennifer Reeves.