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Pure Rhythm - a guide to the world of rhythm. My Only Mentor, Butch Morris (1947-2013) Butch Morris (center) performing with Christian Marclay (left) and Wayne Horvitz (right) at the Times Square-area bar Tin Pan Alley in 1987. Photo by Keri Pickett, courtesy Wayne Horvitz I met Butch Morris shortly after moving to New York City in 1979. I am not sure how or when, but he was extremely gracious to me, became a lifelong friend, and I can honestly say he is the only single human being who I think of as a mentor.

It wasn’t about music in any technical sense, but really more in a social sense: How music fit into his life, how he created community, what he cared about, what he didn’t care about, and so on. The fact that Butch was fun, charming, a great person to travel with, to dine and drink with, and to hang with is something everyone who knew Butch can speak to. I could go on for many pages, even chapters, but I will not. Instead I would like to speak to two singular aspects of Butch’s contribution to music since he came on the scene in the ‘70s: community and conduction. James Kibbie - Bach Organ Works - Download. Download in groups Complete works organized into 13 groups for download.

(Individual works may be downloaded via the catalog or search pages) The links below are to .zip archives containing 256kbps AAC encoded versions of the recordings. After downloading a .zip archive, uncompress it and import the folder of audio files into iTunes or a similar application. All 13 groups are available for download via where they can be downloaded all at once. This work by James Kibbie, The Complete Organ Works of J.S. Privacy Policy Contact Webmaster: Copyright © 2010 The Regents of the University of Michigan. Just Intonation Toolkit. The Just Intonation Toolkit is a resource that allows musicians to hear and play intervals other those found in equal temperament tuning system.

Various existing systems of just intonation can be selected and then played either with the computer keyboard, a MIDI keyboard, or from an external application. The intervals can be played as zither sounds, organ sounds, piano sounds, or sine tones. You can also specify your own intervals and save the resulting intonation system as a preset. There are several tuning systems built in: La Monte Young's Well Tuned Piano (1973 tuning) Harry Partch's 43 tone system Harry Partch's proposed 4 string instrument for the comparison of equal temperament with various systems of just intonation Intervals from the 5-limit tonality diamond Greek Mixolydian Scales The tetrachord tunings of Archytas, Eratosthenes and Didymos Greek Mixolydian Scales Ling Lun's pentatonic and 12-note systems The systems implemented are based chiefly on the following texts: EL SHOFAR.♥ ISRAEL-SHALOM-ISRAEL. Shofar Profético.

Three Shofars. 72h de Adoração 3. Terry Riley rare footage, live in the 70s - part 2. In Extremis | Alternating Currents: An Interview With Mika Vainio. Photo by Tommi Grönlund The sound worlds of Finnish electronic composer Mika Vainio, whether performed solo, in collaboration with artists as diverse as Alan Vega, Keiji Haino and F.M. Einheit, or as half of experimental techno innovators Pan Sonic, are immediately recognisable thanks to their unswervingly tight focus.

Vainio coolly resists the trappings of constantly escalating music technologies, the better to closely examine the properties of his modest arsenal of tone generators and grooveboxes. Yet his output somehow manages to span the entire history of electronic music, reaching right back to its avant-garde roots in 50s academia, travelling through the post-punk transgressions of industrial music and stepping confidently across techno dancefloors to arrive at a 21st century interzone. Such a charged atmosphere was strongly evident throughout his recent sell-out show at London's Café Oto where, earlier in the day, he sits to discuss performing solo. What's next? Did it go well? Aeolus – Acoustic Wind Pavilion. Musical Instrument Museum | Mechanical Music Gallery. To Tug the Heartstrings, Music Must First Tickle the Brain. SOUND HEALING. In C. Reflections on Freemasonry in popular music.pdf. La Monte Young. La Monte Young is a composer, musician, and Artistic Director of the MELA Foundation.

He serves as artistic director of MELA along with the visual artist Marian Zazeela , with whom he is a major collaborator on many projects including the Dream House Sound and Light Environment . He is a disciple of Pandit Pran Nath , and teaches Kirana gharana at MELA's Kirana Center for Indian Classical Music . He lives in New York City. Biographical Information From the official MELA Foundation website: La Monte Young has pioneered the concept of extended time durations in contemporary music for over 50 years.

He contributed extensively to the study of just intonation and to the development of rational number based tuning systems that are used in his periodic composite sound waveform environments, as well as in many of his major performance works. In L.A. in the '50s Young played jazz saxophone, leading a group with Billy Higgins, Dennis Budimir and Don Cherry. Photo: Marian Zazeela, © 1987. Ligeti: Aventures - Boulez: Ensemble InterContemporain. Textura. Theatres of Eternal Music Say the word drone and, depending on your conversation partner, any number of possible responses might emerge: an entomologist's exegesis on the male honeybee's mating practices, the military expert's account of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, perhaps a musicologist's analysis of the drone-like features of the bagpipe, bluegrass banjo, and didgeridoo.

Within electronic music circles, the word might elicit historical anecdotes populated by dramatis personae like La Monte Young and Terry Riley, plus nostalgic recollections colored by strobe-lit chanters and tambura players. Far from being an esoteric phenomenon of the ‘60s, recent works by Greg Davis, Deathprod, Robert Henke, Minit, and Growing suggest that the drone is still very much alive and, if anything, thriving. While there appears to be a resurgence of interest, it's also possible we're merely witnessing new additions to a genre that has never really gone out of fashion. What constitutes a drone? Theatre.pdf. ML210304.pdf. Terry Riley - Poppy Nogood and the Phantom Band: All Night Flight (SUNY Buffalo, New York, 22 March 1968) (Organ of Corti/Elision Fields CD) Time for some revisionism! Can't say I understand too well why this disc was reissued last year...but I think I've got it straight now. "Poppy Nogood" was originally available on Terry Riley's "A Rainbow in Curved Air" disc in 1990, then issued as a standalone on the Organ of Corti's Terry Riley archive series in 1996 (which eventually went out of print) and now finally repressed here by Elision Fields (with new packaging although for an Elision Fields issue it displays the words "The Organ of Corti Archive Series" across the front pretty prominently) despite the fact that it's still available on Sony's "Rainbow" CD.

So why would anybody buy this one by itself and not just "Rainbow" where you actually get the seminal "Rainbow" piece alongside "Poppy"? I'm not sure. Why did I buy this one? Terry Riley - Poppy Nogood and the Phantom Band All Night Flight Vol.1. The Listening Machine. Exclusive Clip: See Raymond Scott's Fantastical Vintage Music Machines | Underwire. You’ve heard Raymond Scott’s music before, even if you may not realize it. The prolific composer’s musical DNA has been indelibly intertwined with American cartoons, films and popular music since the 1930s.

It’s embedded in episodes of The Ren & Stimpy Show, The Simpsons, Animaniacs, Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck; his music has been sampled by Madlib, Gorillaz, TV on the Radio, Soul Coughing and many more. Scott also designed fantastical music-making machines, beginning in the late 1940s, that helped lay the groundwork for electronic music as we know it now. The composer and inventor, who died in 1994, is the subject of a recent documentary, Deconstructing Dad. Directed by his son, Stan Warnow, the movie features interviews with numerous composers who were inspired by Scott — including Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh and noted film composer John Williams — along with never-before-seen archival footage and in-depth insights from a range of historians and collaborators. Ken Ueno: composer. Museum of Endangered Sounds. A = 432 Hz and the OM (136.1 Hz, C#) edition of sonic fabric. Sometime during the mid-1990's I read in a book about yoga that the mantra OM is considered in Buddhist and Hindu traditions to be the primordial tone of the universe, a vibration which forms the basis of all things.

As a musician and scientist, this sounded like an esoteric analog to the "Grand Unification Theory" being sought by quantum physicists. I decided in that moment that the existence of a fundamentally unifying vibration was something that I could believe in more strongly than most anything else. Shortly thereafter, I had the Sanskrit OM symbol tattooed onto the back of my neck as a permanent reminder. After all these years and lots more research, the idea of a primordial tone still intrigues me, and in fact inspires much of my work – especially sonic fabric. I have created several editions of sonic fabric woven from cassette tape recorded with densely-layered compositions made of found, collected, and created sounds and tones.

Much more experimentation is needed. Redirecting. Harmonic Interference Theory. Harmonic Interference Theory is a set of thirty-four principles that explain music perception using the underlying physics of a harmonic standing wave. Based on a mathematical balance between maximum resonance and damping geometries in geodesic space, perceptual qualities in music can be modeled simply and organically using a “reflective interference function" between the harmonic and Fibonacci series. This is then used to explain how musical timbre and harmony are pattern matched recursively as cymatic patterns in the ear and brain. While this theory deals specifically with the question of music perception, the same universal principles can be applied to explain other natural phenomena. This includes how star systems form, how matter self-organizes into living carbon-water crystals and how self-awareness emerges from physiological resonance. Here is a 3-part definition of the underlying model - so simple even a cell can do it.

Archaeoacoustics. MALTA: 1902 A construction worker unexpectedly broke through the bottom of a household cistern. A dark man-made cavity lay below. Descending over stone barriers into shadows, he found underground rooms opening up before him -- three stories of sculpted man-sized burrow suggesting some fantasy realm of Mother Earth. Columns and windows defining and tantalizing, spaces cut out of the stone as if it were soft cheese. With all that breathtaking visual weirdness, the odd echo of his footsteps may have gone unnoticed at first.

Following the curve, he had to step down another three feet to reach the floor of a dead-end gourd-shaped room hollowed out of solid limestone: the Oracle Chamber. On the ceiling, painted tendrils and disk patterns of red ocher spin out from the entrance, ending just above the chin-level niche in the side wall. Sixty miles south of Sicily, in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, lies a small cluster of islands known today as Malta. Dr. Filters, Oscillators & Envelopes 1967-75, Don Preston, Music Vinyl LP - Barnes & Noble. Making Music Boosts Brain's Language Skills. Do you have trouble hearing people talk at cocktail parties? Try practicing the piano before you leave the house. Musicians—from karaoke singers to professional cello players—are better able to hear targeted sounds in a noisy environment, according to new research that adds to evidence that music makes the brain work better.

"In the past ten years there's been an explosion of research on music and the brain," Aniruddh Patel, the Esther J. Burnham Senior Fellow at the Neurosciences Institute in San Diego, said today at a press briefing. Most recently brain-imaging studies have shown that music activates many diverse parts of the brain, including an overlap in where the brain processes music and language.

Language is a natural aspect to consider in looking at how music affects the brain, Patel said. Above the Din Kraus' previous research had shown that when a person listens to a sound, the brain wave recorded in response is physically the same as the sound wave itself. The Tangible Theremin. Style and idea: selected writings of Arnold Schoenberg - Arnold Schoenberg. The Singing Sun. Have you ever wondered what the Sun would sound like if you could hear it?

Our Sun lies 93,000,000 miles away, surrounded by the vacuum of space. Sound won't travel through space, of course. But with the right instrument, scientists can "hear" pulsations from the Sun. The entire Sun vibrates from a complex pattern of acoustical waves, much like a bell. Likewise, astronomers at Stanford University can record acoustical pressure waves in the Sun by carefully tracking movements on the Sun's surface. The Sun's acoustical waves bounce from one side of the Sun to the other in about two hours, causing the Sun's surface to oscillate, or wiggle up and down. The Sun's sound waves are normally at frequencies too low for the human ear to hear. Scientists can learn much about the Sun's complex interior by tracking and deciphering it's sound waves. If you like to play with Slinky® toys, there is a wonderful, hands-on activity to demonstrate the nature of sound waves. JOHN CAGE PLAYS A CACTUS.

BIO-SENSING ART in the 1970s. Data Garden interviews bio-art pioneerRichard Lowenberg. The artist has exhibited internationally since the late ’60s- trailblazing the fields of bio-sensing, video-media-performance arts, tele-community development, information ecology and bio-regional activism & planning. Brainwave and plant music from The Secret Life of Plants, 1976. Thanks for joining us for our first interview! Can you brief us on the origins of your bio-communication art? In 1970, I began actively working with new portable video systems, and with Woody and Steina Vasulka (Kitchen founders, 1971), explored the interface between various analogue audio and video synthesis systems; not to make programs, but rather to play in the realms of electronic signals, feedback and noise.

I also met Peter Crown, Ph.D., physiological psychiatrist, and together we built simple EEG biofeedback systems, which we used as interface with audio/video synthesizers, and we had weekly evening presentations at the Kitchen. Hyperlinks. Zurich Dada group: Hugo Ball - Sound Poetry - Sound Poetry - INART 55 Edgard Varese. Composer Edgard Varèse holds a special place in the history of electroacoustic music, as in many ways he envisioned it before it was feasible to realize it. The family lived in Turin, where Edgard went to the Institute Technique, the science high school. His father, an engineer, was cruel and abusive to his family. He was adamant that his son also study engineering.

He locked the piano to keep Edgard away from it. Undaunted, the boy studied it in secret elsewhere. Edgard eventually disowned himself from his father and snuck to Paris in 1903 to study music. His conception of music was formed through his study of science. Varèse was also inspired by reading Helmholtz. While he was in Paris, he had another pivotal experience during a performance of Beethoven's 7th Symphony at the Salle Pleyel. In 1907 he went to Berlin to broaden his horizons. In 1915 he moved to New York to escape the war. Click here to see an appearance by Varèse as an actor in the 1920 J.S. Composer, Sound Sculptor and Visionary Edgard Varese. Edgard Varese. Varèse and the Music of Fire | Rudhyar Archival Project | Musical Works and Writings. Edgard Varese and the New Music of America | Rudhyar Archival Project | Musical Works and Writings. Music of Aboriginal Music Society and Julius Hemphill. John cage score. Sound, a Short Video on Humanity’s Relationship with Sound.

Audio by Milford Graves in Jazz Archive | WKCR 89.9FM NY. Nels Cline in Big Sur - Solo Excerpts. BORBETOMAGUS. La Monte Young- Theatre of Eternal Music & The Well-Tuned Piano. (V/A)- Square Wave: Electronic Music 1953-1980. Rhythm Science, Part I - tobias c. van Veen. Atonal Composers Gather For Atony Awards | The Onion - America's Finest News Source | Onion Radio News.

Solfeggio frequencies. Evan Grant: Making sound visible through cymatics. { sound + design } Acoustic Space Re-search Lab. Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain (9781400040810): Oliver Sacks. Notes & Neurons: Music, Emotion & The Brain. World Science Festival 2009: Notes & Neurons, Part 2 of 5. To Tug the Heartstrings, Music Must First Tickle the Brain. The Neuroscience Of Music | Wired Science  1000 libros de Musica - shared folder - 免費文件分享及儲存. Dane Rudhyar - The Magic of Tone and the Art of Music - Rudhyar Archival Project. Sound Vibration Creates Form ( David Icke ) Terry Riley - Shri Camel: Morning Corona (Live 1976) - Part 2. Don Cherry & Terry Riley - descending moonshine dervishes part 1. Minimalism. Steve Reich – A New Musical Language | On-Point. Pink floyd astronomy domine. La Monte Young - Pre-Tortoise Dream Music. La monte young. Brian Eno - Curiosities Volume I/II (2003/04) Fripp and Eno - 1975-05-28-Paris.

The Beatles- I Am The Walrus (Backwards) 12111 by Healing Mystical Science. John Cage: "Dream" Scelsi: In His Own Words. Anthony Braxton Interview - Chess, Math & Music. Web Sound - Erik Satie: Pièces pour Guitare. Frequency 528 Hz (DNA repair frequency ?) : NO MUSIC single tone. Cymatic experiment. Sonic healing ministries. 2 of 2. Quantum Sound Healing. Sacred Sound Alchemy for DNA Repair and Healing. 440 or 442? Paul McCartney Plays in 528 | | Welcome to Pitch (music) 55 Great Websites To Download Free Sound Effects | Tools.

Post-engineering. Study Suggests How Music Fools the Ear. The Grateful Dead's - 'Wall Of Sound' Temple of Sacred Sound. TeledyN - have blog :: will travel.