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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Add a tag Cancel Sound art. The piece demonstrates the theory that humans perceive physical space through our sense of hearing. These 2 locations in All: Many of his compositions jolt conventional notions of the role of composer, performer, and listener, and the spaces in which they play and listen.

If a CD makes no sense aesthetically or otherwise until the liner notes are read and the liner notes are in this elevated domain unquestionably important what does that say about the music?

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.

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. Be the first to add this to a list.

The first illustration on this CD is “Vespers” which involves performers moving around a given acoustic space with directional pulse generators. Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 2 of 3.


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Contact Contact Us Help. Contemplating the composition i. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are chamners to search.

Other Authors Simon Douglas. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait The Queen of the South and Tyndall Orchestrations pp. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up.

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The implication is that composing and being a composer is more important than being a listener, even though the former is existentially dependent on the latter composing for its own sake has little to do with music. Lists What are lists? These 2 locations in Victoria: 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.

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Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Such elitism is justifiable and I am thankful for it when the resulting art is good and valuable. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. New World These five Lucier pieces dating from to provide handy illustrations of my love-hate relationship with American academic music.


Alvin Lucier’s Career Celebrated through Installation, Performance

None of your libraries hold this item. Review of the Day Benjamin Finger, “Motion Reverse,” “Pleasurably Lost,” and “Amorosa Sensitiva” This has been an uncharacteristically prolific and creatively fertile year for Benjamin Finger, as he lucoer released three very wonderful albums in three very different directions. Skip to content Skip to search.

All are unique explorations of acoustic phenomena – echoes, brain waves, room resonances – and radically transform the idea of music as metaphor into that of music as physical fact. Physical Description [x], 77p. But when it is not, which is not the exceptional case in American academic music, I find that I cannot discard it without envy.

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