Optigan.com has announced a new Philip Glass-inspired Minimalism Optigan disc, featuring the vocal talents of Tara Busch:… Read More New Optigan Disc Turns A Bizarre 70’s Music Toy Into The Philip Glass Ensemble
This video demos 12Step – a neural sequencer developed by Ted Hayes at the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) for New Instruments for Musical Expression (NIME). Software used: Puredata 0.41.4-extended, Ableton Live 8, Native Instruments Akoustik Piano. via Tedb0t: first iteration of software model with manual (software) input, demonstrating high-weight selection, multiple concurrent sequences, weight randomization… Read More The 12Step Program For Music Sequencing
Optigan.com has announced plans for a new Optigan disc, based on the work of minimalist composer Philip Glass: “Minimalism” is sort of a generic working title. It’s very specifically and shamelessly Philip Glass Ensemble (circa late 70s / early 80s) style chord patterns. But I don’t want to call it “Philip Glass” for potential legal… Read More Coming Soon: Optigan Minimilism Sound Disc
ko.yaa.nis.katsi (from the Hopi language), n. 1. crazy life. 2. life in turmoil. 3. life disintegrating. 4. life out of balance. 5. a state of life that calls for another way of living. Koyaanisqatsi is a groundbreaking 1982 motion picture essay which looks at modern life and its imbalances. It was directed by Godfrey Reggio,… Read More Koyaanisqatsi
The Second International Conference on Music and Minimalism will occur September 2-6, 2009, at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, directed by Kyle Gann and David McIntire. All scholars in this area are invited to submit papers. Relevant topics include, but are not limited to, the following: both American and European (and other) minimalist… Read More The Second International Conference on Music and Minimalism Looking For Presentation Proposals
In GLASS: A Portrait Of Philip In 12 parts, Academy Award nominated director Scott Hicks (“Shine”) documents an eventful year in the career and personal life of distinguished composer Philip Glass as he interacts with a number of friends and collaborators, including Chuck Close, Ravi Shankar and Martin Scorsese. Below, director Hicks offers his insight… Read More GLASS: A Portrait Of Philip In 12 parts
In this classic clip, South Park Elementary presents the happy, non-offensive, non-denominational school play, with compositions by Philip Glass. Bogus, but funny!