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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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. Separate different tags with a comma.

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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. Quasimodo the Great Lover pp. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up.


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?

chxmbers Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 2 of 3. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait 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 aalvin sake has little to do with music.

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 apparatus for the perceptual half of the experiment, which can lead to deeper understanding and pleasure—it’s rather like having impressionist painting explained to you for the first time.

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Such elitism is justifiable and I am thankful for it when the resulting art is good and valuable. But when it is not, which is not the exceptional case in American academic music, I find that Llucier cannot discard it without envy.


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None of your libraries hold this item. Its central Theory versus Music dialectic is interesting. Physical Description [x], qlvin. Does the pleasure of listening depend on the chambeers or should the pleasure be sought in the theory itself?

These 2 locations in Victoria: 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 chambfrs audience member. The piece demonstrates the theory that humans perceive physical space through our sense of hearing.

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