Dawn’s Chorus

for Cheryl Gobbetti Hoffmann

Leonardo Music Journal: Acoustics

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Made from animal sound recordings…

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                           swAllows

                     is theiR

                       musiC.

                            thEy produce it mid-air

            to avoid coLliding.

—John Cage, 32 Mesostics re and not re Marcel Duchamp

* the issue’s editor is composer Daniel J. Wolf of Material Press, who is also an entertaining and enlightening Facebook friend…

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Ellen Fullman and Theresa Wong come to visit Ithaca in February. Ellen’s article is in Leonardo’s Acoustics issue also. Here are some sonic images from her Long String Instrument… (coming soon)

Also, Angelin Chang performed Messiaen’s piano piece l’Alouette Lulu from Catalogue d’Oiseaux with my Raven spectrograms visually illustrating connections between the structures of this bird’s vocalizations and structures of the piano composition. See more here.

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Chambers and Zilkha Gallery exhibition and photos

Chambers and Alvin Lucier

“A patron listens to the sound of Arctic and New York Bight whales inside a Conch Shell from Bali, submitted by Ann Warde MA ’85 as part of the installation “Chambers: In Honor of Alvin Lucier, sound in large and small resonant environments” (1968). This new version of “Chambers” is a compilation of individual works, each submitted as a tribute to Lucier by his former students. Lucier himself contributed a thimble with audio of the Cologne Hauptbahnhof, a well-known component of his earlier “Chambers.” Ron Kuivila, professor of music, and a former student of Lucier, organized this installation.”    More

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Chambers – Arctic and New York Bight Whales

The recordings used in the Chambers installation were made by the Bioacoustics Research Program at Cornell University’s Lab of Ornithology.

Listen to them here…(coming soon)

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Welcome to Zsonics !

Welcome to Zsonics! Ann Warde’s website.

For more Info, go to: Zsonics

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