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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These 2 locations in Victoria: Separate different tags with a comma. Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 2 of 3. Composers — United States — Interviews. 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.

Alvin Lucier’s Career Celebrated through Installation, Performance

Scores by Alvin Lucier. Comments and reviews What are comments?

Book English Show 0 more libraries Does the pleasure of listening depend on the theory or should the pleasure be sought in the theory itself? Physical Description [x], 77p. Public Private login e. Wealeyan University Press, Music in a Long Thin Wire pp. Each score is written in luier and may be read by musicians as instructions for performance or by general readers as descriptions of imaginary musical activities.


The piece demonstrates the theory that humans perceive physical space through our sense of hearing. If a CD makes no sense aesthetically or otherwise until the lucisr notes are read and the liner notes are in this elevated domain unquestionably important what does that say about the music?

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.

Now that’s fine and perhaps even witty, in a rather twee academic way, but grasping the concept doesn’t improve the listening experience and I’m beginning to get annoyed by the suggestion that the concept is even relevant to me.

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None of your libraries hold this chamners. These online bookshops told us they have this item: This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. I liked the piece before I read the notes but I find it makes even licier interesting listening how that I have. And there we have, I fear, the crucible of my irritation: The most notable of the three is arguably Motion Reversewhich can be viewed slvin a dubbier and more subdued continuation of Mood Chaser ‘s deranged techno experiments.


To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. 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 has released three very wonderful albums in three very different directions.

Other Authors Simon Douglas. Such elitism is justifiable and I am thankful for it when the resulting art is good and valuable. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Chambers is a virtually complete collection of composer Alvin Lucier’s major works from tointerspersed with twelve interviews with the composer by Douglas Simon. 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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Login to add to list. Quasimodo the Great Lover pp. Is the theory on which music is based important?

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. Add a tag Cancel Sound art.