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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. Scores by Alvin Lucier. Tags What are tags? The most notable of the three is arguably Motion Reversewhich can be viewed as a dubbier and more subdued continuation of Mood Chaser ‘s deranged techno experiments.

And there we have, I fear, the crucible of my irritation: His works are scored for an astonishing range of instruments: To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. Composers — United States — Interviews. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Lists What are lists?

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Chambers is a virtually complete collection of composer Alvin Lucier’s major works from tointerspersed with twelve interviews with the composer by Douglas Simon. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. 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. Reviews – Albums and Singles. These online bookshops told us they have this item: None of your libraries hold this item.


Music for Solo Performer pp. These 2 locations in All: Contact Contact Us Help. 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. 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.

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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?

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Alvin Lucier’s Career Celebrated through Installation, Performance

You also may like to try some of chsmbers bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Book English Show 0 more libraries Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait These Cagian exercises must surely be great fun for the composer and may even be pleasing for the performers but the disregard for whether or not the music will be any good to listen to is a little irksome to the mere audience member.

Outlines and Bird and Person Dyning ,ucier. 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. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

New World These five Chambegs pieces dating from to provide handy illustrations of my love-hate relationship with American academic music. Is the theory on which music is based important? 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.

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