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Alvin Lucier - Reflections-Reflexione

Bilingual (English/German) collection of Interviews, Scores and Writings by American composer Alvin Lucier during the years 1965–1994. Published 2005, 528 pages.

Contents

    Prefaces

• Poet of electronic music (Pauline Oliveros)
• The eloquent voice of nature (James Tenney)
• Editors’ note

    Interviews

• Interview with William Duckworth: Discovery is part of the experience
• Interviews with Douglas Simon:
• “… to let alpha be itself” [Music for Solo Performer] )
• “… and listen to the ocean again” [Chambers]
• Taking slow audio photographs of the space [Vespers]
• “Every room has its own melody” [“I am sitting in a room”]
• Imitating one set of sounds with another [(Hartford) Memory Space]
• A Metaphor for One’s Life [Quasimodo the Great Lover]
• Composite identities[The Duke of York]
• Imaginary Imagery [Gentle Fire]
• Seeing sound [The Queen of the South, [Tyndall Orchestrations]
• Making audible that which is inaudible [Still and Moving Lines of Silence in Families of Hyperbolas]
• “Do you know how robins turn their heads to listen?” [Outline of Persons and things, [Bird and Person Dyning]
• The Poetry of Science [Music on a Long Thin Wire]
• Sound shadows [Directions of Sounds from the Bridge]
• Interview with / mit James Tenney: “I’am cutting things down to their simplest form”. The instrumental pieces after 1982
• Interviews with Daniel Wolf:
• “The gods appear out of nowhere” [Nothing is Real, Music for Piano with Amplified Sonorous Vessels]
• “The sound melts into the environment” [Fragments for Strings, Navigations for Strings]
• “The Simple Is the Difficult” [Panorama, Six Geometries]

    Scores

• Music for Solo Performer (1965)
• Shelter (1967)
• Chambers (1968)
• Vespers (1968)
• The Only Talking Machine of Its Kind in the World (1969)
• Hymn (1970)
• (Hartford) Memory Space (1970)
• “I am sitting in a room” (1970)
• Quasimodo the Great Lover (1970)
• The Duke of York (1971)
• Gentle Fire (1971)
• The Queen of the South (1972)
• Tyndall Orchestrations (1976)
• Still and Moving Lines of Silence in Families of Hyperbolas (1973/1984)
• Outlines of Persons and Things (1975)
• Bird and Person Dyning (1975)
• Music on a Long Thin Wire (1977)
• Directions of Sounds from the Bridge (1978)
• Ghosts (1978)
• Words on Windy Corners (1980)
• Lullaby (1980)
• Music for Pure Waves, Bass Drums and Acoustic Pendulums (1980)
• Risonanza (1982)
• Precious Metals (1983)
• RPM’S (1987)
• Attach‚ Case (1988)
• Carbon Copies (1989
• Music for Snare Drum, Pure Wave Oscillator and One or More Reflective Surfaces (1990)
• Music for Cello with One or More Amplified Vases (1993)
• Indian Summer (1993)

    Writings

• North American Time Capsule 1967
• Program Proposal for Pepsi-Cola Pavilion (1972)
• The propagation of sound in space (1979)
• Testing, Probing, Exploring. The tools of my trade (1981)
• Clocker (1978–1988)
• Sferics (1981)
• Diary Notes (1981)
• Seesaw (1983)
• Sound on Paper (1985)
• Wall with Vertical Slit. Project decription (1986)
• Notes in the Margins. Collaborations with John Cage (1988)
• Pasta for Tired Dancers 1992)
• Soba (1992)
• Thoughts on installations (1994)
• Skin, Meat, Bone. The Wesleyan Project (1994)

    Appendix

• List of Works
• Sources
• Index

Publisher: MusikTexte / ISBN: 3-9803151-2-6
Medium: Book

35.00

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