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By Andrea Miller-Keller, Alvin Lucier, Michael Roth, Nicolas Collins, Ronald Kuivila

ISBN-10: 0819572799

ISBN-13: 9780819572790

This small, outstanding publication commemorates the occupation of experimental song composer Alvin Lucier, and contours an interview with Lucier and curator Andrea Miller-Keller, essays by means of Nicolas Collins, Ronald Kuivila, Michael Roth and Pamela Tatge, and info of a symposium, express and specified performances of Lucier’s paintings held at Wesleyan college, November 4-6, 2011. Lucier has pioneered in lots of parts of tune composition and function, together with the notation of performers' actual gestures, using mind waves in concert, the new release of visible imagery through sound in vibrating media, and the evocation of room acoustics for musical reasons. From 1970 to 2011 he taught at Wesleyan collage the place he was once John Spencer Camp Professor of song. Lucier plays, lectures and indicates his sound installations widely within the usa, Europe and Asia.

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Lucier studied music theory and composition at Yale University (BA ’54) with Howard Boatwright, Richard Donvan, David Kraehenbuhl and Quincy Porter, and at Brandeis University (MFA ’60) with Arthur Berger and Harold Shapero. During the summers of 1958 and 1959, Lucier studied at Tanglewood with Aaron Copland and Lukas Foss, and spent two years, 1960 to 1962, in Rome on a Fulbright Scholarship. From 1962 to 1970, he taught at Brandeis and conducted the University Chamber Chorus, which devoted much of its time to new music.

A past president of the Society for the New World Jazz Orchestra, leads the “Elite and meditation. Ethnomusicology and of the Society for Asian Syncopation” quintet and is a long-standing Music, Slobin has written extensively on member of the Wesleyan University music East European Jewish music and the world faculty. Nam June Paik (1932-2006), a Koreanborn American artist, studied composition and music history in Germany where he of klezmer. Daniel Wolf (MA ’85, PhD ’90), composer met Karlheinz Stockhausen, John Cage and Volker Straebel, musicologist, works and writer, is director of the Frankfurt-based Joseph Beuys.

Miller-Keller was the founding highest civilian decoration, the Royal Order interpreter of contemporary music. He is a curator of MATRIX, a changing exhibition of of Queen Isabella. M. Ensemble, the contemporary art (the proto-type for over 60 Downtown Ensemble and Roscoe Mitchell’s programs nation-wide). She has organized New Chamber Ensemble. Solo recordings over 150 exhibitions, including the first include Beth Anderson’s Piano Concerto, retrospective of Sol LeWitt wall drawings, was Cage’s Music of Changes, Lucier’s Still Lives a co-curator of the 2000 Whitney Biennial, and and Cowell’s Nine Ings.

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