Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The Music of Alvin Lucier with Charles Curtis

   The Music of Alvin Lucier with Charles Curtis

MOCAD is honored to continue its partnership with Media City Film Festival to kick off their 20th anniversary. Performing will be the great American composer Alvin Lucier, who uses electronic devices such as tape recorders and oscillators to explore the characteristics of sound waves and the acoustic properties of space. Lucier will be joined by internationally renowned cellist and composer Charles Curtis, who has woven a unique career through the worlds of classical performance and musical experimentation.

'Charles Curtis' (2002)
Solo cello with slow sweep pure wave oscillators

"On the carpet of leaves illuminated by the moon"(2000)
Solo cello with pure wave oscillator

'Glacier' (2009)
Solo cello

'Slices' (2007)
Solo cello and pre-recorded orchestra