"Music is the cup that holds the wine of silence. Sound is that cup, but empty. Noise is that cup, but broken.”

Robert Fripp


29/07/2014

Bagpipes & guitar

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Watson_%28musician%29

Our friend David Watson, born in New Zealand and located in NYC, answered to the 13 questions of the "Prepared Guitar" blog. With a lot of music excerpts...
Originally known as a guitarist, since early 90s Watson's work has also featured new music for the Highland Bagpipes

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http://preparedguitar.blogspot.com.es/2014/07/david-watson-13-questions.html

24/07/2014

Music for solo performer


"Music for a Solo Performer" (1965) , est une piéce pour ensemble de percussions jouées en temps réel par l'activation de modules électromécaniques reliés au modulations des activités cérébrales de l'interprète, ici Alvin Lucier lui-même.

09/07/2014

Prepared guitar

 
         Keith Rowe material
"Prepared guitar" est un excellent blog, animé par Miguel Copón, théoricien en art basé à Madrid.

Il contient une grande quantité d'interviewes de musiciens aventureux et indépendants qui jouent, déjouent la guitare, entre autres. Fred Frith, Derek Bailey, Henry Kaiser, Eugene Chadbourne, Jim O'Rourke, Jean François Pauvros, Keith Rowe ... et de très nombreux autres...

Il y est largement question de nombreux musiciens contemporains qui abordent l'improvisation et les postures expérimentales...
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13 questions to Michel Henritzi   HERE

& live in Portugal in 2010


http://michelhenritzi.canalblog.com/ 
     Michel Henritzi

06/07/2014

Contemporary composers

A strange and non-exhaustive timeline of contemporary composers, 
animated by the composer Daniel Cioccoloni, with a background's music composed by himself. 
His other compositions are listenable here


02/07/2014

Sea organ of Zadar


"Sea organ of Zadar"  is an architectural object created by Nikola Bašić, in the city of Zadar (Croatia). As an experimental musical instrument, the waves of the sea generates random harmonic sounds by the way of polyethylene tubes inserted in a set of large marble steps.
It works as a pipe organ.


Nikola Bašić also created other experimental objects as the "Sun Salutation" and "Kornati firefighters"

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