Spatial Sound Performance
Melbourne Recital Center Electroacoustic Concert Series 2009 After four years of research and development into spatial sound concerts through the Spectrum series, SIAL Sound Studios presented five concerts in the new Melbourne Recital Centre in early 2009. The program included 3 concerts of major spatial compositions by Karlheinz Stockhausen, Iannis Xenaks and Luigi Nono, and
Melbourne Recital Center Electroacoustic Concert Series 2009
After four years of research and development into spatial sound concerts through the Spectrum series, SIAL Sound Studios presented five concerts in the new Melbourne Recital Centre in early 2009. The program included 3 concerts of major spatial compositions by Karlheinz Stockhausen, Iannis Xenaks and Luigi Nono, and two concerts of key electroacoustic works from the 1950’s to the present.
The Series was funded the Melbourne Recital Centre, and RMIT University’s School of Architecture and Design the Design Research Institute.
Concert 1 – 20 February 7.30 pm, Melbourne Recital Hall ,Stockhausen
SYNTHI-FOU (1991) – 22 mins –Michael Fowler; synthesizer, Jeffrey Hannam; sound projection.
Kontakte (1960) – 35 mins, Michael Fowler; piano, Stuart Gerber; percussion, Jeffrey Hannam; sound projection.
Concert 2 – 24 February 10.30pm, Salon,
Xenakis electroacoustic works
Gendy 3 (1991) – 20mins
Andromeda (1989) – 15mins
Hibiki Hanna Ma (1969) – 18mins
Sound diffusion – Lawrence Harvey
Concert 3 – 3 April 7.30pm, Salon
La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura (1988-89) – 55 mins, Luigi Nono
For violin and 8 channel tape
Graeme Jennings; violin. Lawrence Harvey; sound diffusion
Concert 4 – 23 May, 6pm, Salon
Musique concrete and electroacoustic works
Poem Electronique (1958) Edgard Varese – 8 mins
Symphonie pour un HommeSeul (1950) Pierre Henry & Pierre Schaeffer
Red Bird (1973-1977) Trevor Wishart – 45 mins
Mortuos Plango, VivosVoco (1980), Jonathan Harvey. For 4 channel tape – 9 mins.
Dialogue de l’ombre double, for clarinet and electronics (1985) Pierre Boulez – 18mins
Clarinet Threads (1985) Denis Smalley – 13mins
Microclimates III-VI (2007) Natasha Barrett – 22 minutes
Concert 5 – 8 June, 6pm, Salon
Williams Mix (1952-1953) John Cage for 8 channel tape – 4 mins 15 seconds.
Eclipse [Voicespace III] (1979) Roger Reynolds – 16mins
Philomel (1964) for soprano and tape, Milton Babbit
Reflections (1975) for piano tape Milton Babbit
Bye Bye Butterfly (1965) Pauline Oliveros
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