Category: i like

December 14, 2010

hörpartitur – listening score

Filed under: i like, notation - 14 Dec 2010

I’m on a major notation kick lately.  Just found this on the youtubes.  It’s a “listening score” made by Rainer Wehinger for the Ligeti’s electronic piece Artikulation, one of three pieces Ligeti composed while working in the electronic music studio …

December 4, 2010

black is the colour

Filed under: i like, new music, notation - 04 Dec 2010

I have a little obsession lately with the Appalachian folk song, “Black is the colour of my true love’s hair.”

The first version I ever heard was from Berio’s Folk Songs song cycle.  I found this nice video on youtube, which …

repertoire

Filed under: i go to things, i like - 04 Dec 2010

Home just now from tonight’s concert at Issue Project Room, the S.E.M. Ensemble performing works by John Cage, Christian Wolff, and Petr Kotik, part of the Darmstadt: Essential Repertoire Festival.  Wonderful concert, I’m really glad they do this series …

December 2, 2010

Singing

Filed under: friends, i go to things, i like, new music - 02 Dec 2010

Last night I went to hear a concert of Berio’s first ten sequenzas, put on by the Darmstadt: Classics of the Avant Garde series. It was a night of wonderful performances. I was especially moved by Josh …

November 30, 2010

beautiful

Filed under: i like, new music, sound art - 30 Nov 2010

May 9, 2010

From “Postface to 114 Songs”

Filed under: i like, i read, new music - 09 May 2010

“If [interest in art-making], and everyone has it, is a component of the ordinary life, if it is free primarily to play the part of the, or a, reflex, subconcious-expression, or something of that sort, in relation to some fundamental …

August 6, 2009

street music

Filed under: friends, i go to things, i like, new music - 06 Aug 2009

Went tonight to see the Asphalt Orchestra at Lincoln Center Out Of Doors. Asphalt is a 12-piece marching band (piccolo, soprano, alto, and tenor saxes, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, sousaphone, and 3 drummers) whose repertoire includes arrangements of everything …