Entries from July 2011

275 :: July 29, 2011 :: Low and Outside

July 28th, 2011 · No Comments

Other Minds associate director Adam Fong, who is also a double bassist, presents a program of favorite pieces for that instrument:   John Cage: Ryoanji (1984) Joëlle Léandre, contrabass and voice; Ninh Lê Quan, percussion : Auvidis Motaigne MO 782076 Iannis Xenakis: Morsima-Amorsima (1956-62)  Jacqueline Méfano, piano; members of the Paris Octet : Accord 250652 […]

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274 :: Friday July 22nd :: Neon Forest Space

July 20th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Music from Denmark and Norway presented by Other Minds Executive Director, Charles Amirkhanian: Neon Forest Space (2009)  by Øyvind Torvund Ensemble Asamisimasa  :  Unreleased private recording Music of the Spheres (1916-18)  by Rued Langgaard Thomas Dausgaard, Danish National Symphony Orchestra and Choirs; Inger Dam Jensen, soprano soloist. Dacapo Records. Video: How Per Nørgård tricked Ligeti […]

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273 :: July 15 2011 :: Fury, Eurydice, and Pollux

July 14th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Tonight, music by Harry Partch and Toby Twining, presented by Other Minds summer intern, Dylan Mattingly:   Harry Partch: Delusion of the Fury, act 1, scene 1. performed by “Ensemble of Unique Instruments,” cond. Danlee Mitchell on INNOVA  (1999) Toby Twining: Eurydice performed by: Liz Filos, alto; Mark Johnson, bass; Toby Twining and Steven Bradshaw, […]

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272 :: Friday July 8 :: Antheil’s Brothers

July 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Tonight, a program curated by Other Minds Executive Director, Charles Amirkhanian: The Brothers (1954) by George Antheil who would have been 111 on July 8th. This is a really strange opera on the Cain and Abel legend set in WW II USA ca. 1946.  Rebecca Nelsen (soprano), Ray M. Wade jr. (tenor), William Dazeley (baritone), […]

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271 :: 1 July 2011 :: Independence

July 1st, 2011 · No Comments

We celebrate our independence with some wildly independent music:     Frank Zappa:  Welcome to the United States; G-Spot Tornado Ensemble Modern, Frank Zappa and Peter Rundel cond. Live performances in Berlin, Frankfurt, and Vienna 9/1992 Yellow Shark: Barking Pumpkin R2 71600 (1993) > Yellow Shark on YouTube Harry Partch: And on the Seventh Day Petals […]

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