Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a rare performance of Trios, a chance composition created by electronic music pioneer Tristram Cary.
Here are the details behind the performance.
Trios combines a scored performance on EMS VCS3 synthesizer (in this case prerecorded using a EMS Synthi AKS and played back on reel to reel tape) and two performers using dice to randomly decide which tracks to play from two vinyl records. For this performance CD’s were used in place of the vinyl.
The dice and holders in this performance were Tristrams own, donated to Ian Helliwell.
Tape prepared by Vicky Fenlon, Ian Helliwell and Simon James. Performed by Helliwell and James at Hackney Picture House, London on 17/03/13.
via the simonsound