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.

Concerts

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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