Arguably, her attitude toward sound making harks back to an embryonic period in the genealogy of electronic music, with the watershed prewar experiments of Edgard Varese
, who pioneered the somatic and resolutely spatial dimensions of electronic sound and who, decades later, famously drew on Polish philosopher Jozef Hoene-Wronski's definition of music as "the corporealization of intelligence.
es, junto con Debussy, Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Bartok y Messiaen, uno de los revolucionarios mas autenticos de la musica occidental del siglo XX: un autor de ruptura que influyo en gran cantidad de creadores posteriores (Penderecki, por ejemplo).
The focus of the author's work lies in her analysis of several key artists and musicians who have directly affected the development of new media such as John Cage, Edgard Varese
, Antonin Artaud, Jon McCormack, Catherine Richards, and Char Davies.
During the twentieth century much effort was devoted to the quest for new sonorities by figures such as Ferruccio Busoni (whose Entwurf einer neuen Asthetik der Tonkunst [Sketch of a New Esthetic of Music] was published in 1907), Henry Cowell (whose New Musical Resources, discussing the relationship between acoustics, perception and composition, was published in 1930), the Futurist composer Luigi Russolo (renowned for his manifesto L'arte dei rumori [The Art of Noises]), Edgard Varese
, and many others.
Dowd will conduct members of the Oregon Percussion Ensemble in "Ionisation for 13 Percussionists" by Edgard Varese
, written for a percussion orchestra of 44 instruments.
He studied with some of the most notable names in composition of the latter quarter of the twentieth 20th century, including Chou Wen-chung, protege of Edgard Varese
and integrator of musical traditions of the East and the West; Pulitzer Prize winner Mario Davidovsky; Alexander Goehr, student of Messiaen, as well as the son of the conductor and Schoenberg pupil Walter Goehr; and composer, conductor, and percussionist William Kraft.
The programme also features Deserts by Edgard Varese
with video art by Bill Viola and it all happens next Saturday.
5) Wolpe dedicated the Seven Pieces to his friend Edgard Varese
Growing up in Santa Monica three decades ago, David Robertson used to watch as Zubin Mehta led the Los Angeles Philharmonic in passionate charges through difficult modern works by Pierre Boulez and Edgard Varese
Chadwick and Edgard Varese
, Still was, for the most part, self-taught.
Citing Edgard Varese
on early, feisty and ear-and-eye-opening albums like Freak Out
, one of most uncompromising of experimentalist composers, came to the U.