When We Are Born – A film by Ólafur Arnalds & Vincent Moon

‘When We Are Born’ is a unique live performance film telling a thoroughly human story, based in part on Ólafur's life. Filmed on location in Iceland in summer 2020 and directed by visionary filmmaker Vincent Moon. It features the contributions of an unparalleled creative, innovative choreographer Erna Ómarsdóttir, the Iceland Dance Company and cinematographer Thor… Continue lendo When We Are Born – A film by Ólafur Arnalds & Vincent Moon

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JULIÁN CARRILLO – Balbuceos para Piano Metamorfoseado

Julián Carrillo Trujillo (January 28, 1875 – September 9, 1965) was a Mexican composer, conductor, violinist and music theorist, famous for developing a theory of microtonal music which he dubbed “The Thirteenth Sound” (El Sonido 13). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3hWz4-ShUw

STEPHANE GINSBURGH – For Bunita Marcus (Morton Feldman)

Bunita Marcus (born May 5, 1952) is an American composer. She began studying composition at the age of sixteen and worked in both electronic and instrumental mediums while at the University of Wisconsin. In 1981, she received a Ph.D. in Composition from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York where she held… Continue lendo STEPHANE GINSBURGH – For Bunita Marcus (Morton Feldman)

EMMET COHEN & PATRICK BARTLEY – After You’ve Gone (live)

Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen is in the vanguard of his generation's advancement of music and the related arts. A recognized prodigy, Cohen began Suzuki method piano instruction at age three, and his playing quickly became a mature melding of musicality, technique, and concept. Downbeat observed that his "nimble touch, measured stride… Continue lendo EMMET COHEN & PATRICK BARTLEY – After You’ve Gone (live)

EYVIND KANG – Grass Study

From Eyvind Kang's album Sonic Gnostic (2021) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjLjJrd9_Ow A truly stunning piece of work, Eyvind Kang’s “Sonic Gnostic” radically bridges the worlds of minimal composition, rigorous experimentation, and improvised forms, in ways that locks Kang in the mind as one of America’s most original thinkers in the contemporary landscape of sound. Capturing Kang live on… Continue lendo EYVIND KANG – Grass Study

MORTON FELDMAN – Crippled Symmetry (1983)

“What makes Feldman’s music so fascinating is its complete honesty: it truly does create a series of sonic shapes moving through space, allowing the listener to literally ‘see’ with his ears the slowly changing patterns of sound...this is great music to fall asleep to...because it’s so hypnotic.” - ClassicsToday.com “This recording comes from a concert in… Continue lendo MORTON FELDMAN – Crippled Symmetry (1983)

MORTON FELDMAN – For John Cage (1982)

Morton Feldman's For John Cage, written in the final phase of his career, is, typically for this period, a long work, almost 70 minutes. It is atypical, however, when one considers on how few occasions he actually wrote for this particular pairing of instruments: In 1951 there were "Extensions 1" and "Projections IV"; in 1963,… Continue lendo MORTON FELDMAN – For John Cage (1982)

Confronting Stillness: The Life and Works of Morton Feldman

Classical Nerd is a video series covering music history, theoretical concepts, and techniques, hosted by composer, pianist, and music history aficionado Thomas Little. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpL80kd9qcY Music: Thomas Little: Dance! #2 in E minor, performed by Rachel Fellows, Michael King, and Bruce TippetteMorton Feldman: Coptic Light, performed by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Peter Eötvös [original… Continue lendo Confronting Stillness: The Life and Works of Morton Feldman

MORTON FELDMAN – Piano & String Quartet (1985)

Morton Feldman (1926-1987) was an American composer. A major figure in 20th-century classical music, Feldman was a pioneer of indeterminate music, a development associated with the experimental New York School of composers also including John Cage, Christian Wolff, and Earle Brown. Feldman's works are characterized by notational innovations that he developed to create his characteristic… Continue lendo MORTON FELDMAN – Piano & String Quartet (1985)

ALICE MERTON – Why So Serious? (live bei TV Noir)

Alice Merton live bei TV Noir, dem Wohnzimmer der Songwriter. Tex führt als Moderator im Admiralspalast in Berlin durch die Musik-Talk-Show TV Noir. Im August 2018 zu Gast auf dem Sofa waren Alice Merton und Lambert & Dekker. Herzlichen Dank an Bechstein für die Bereitstellung des fantastischen Flügels. Alle Clips von Alice Merton unter http://tvnoir.de/alice-merton… Continue lendo ALICE MERTON – Why So Serious? (live bei TV Noir)