Saturday December 19, 7pm-10pm EST
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Anaïs Maviel: Bleu Blanc Black (2012)
Je me sens bleu (I feel blue, or I seem to be)
Je me sens blanc (I feel white, or I fake to be)
Je me sens black (I feel black)
Semblable à (Similar to)
Sans bla bla (Without bla bla)
Anna Vitale and Shelley Salant
Anna Vitale, poet & host of the Tenderness Junction, and Shelley Salant, of Shells, Tyvek, & the Local Music Show at WCBN, perform Vitale's poem "Since it's been dark my bed time is usually now."
Aperture Duo: Selections from Moon Units (2020) by Pauline Kim Harris
A collection of 13 virtuosic miniatures for Violin and Viola, each unit is a magnified glimpse of a mercurial eco-soundscape -- each named after a full moon in a calendar cycle. Commissioned by Aperture Duo in 2019 and completed in April 2020, right after our world changed due to COVID-19, they decided to premiere the piece digitally as a year-long project -- releasing the piece unit by unit on the day of the corresponding full moon. These are the first five in the series. The premiere of the next video will be on December 29.
Rachel Devorah and Carl Testa
Composers Rachel Devorah and Carl Testa while physically distanced from each other simultaneously shape a live coded sonic structure of manipulated samples and synthesized textures using open source audio software SuperCollider via networked coding software Troop.
Dan Blake, Olivia Da Prato, & Josh Modney: The Dust Moves (violin duo)
This violin duo, played by Olivia Da Prato and Josh Modney, is drawn from Dan Blake's hour-long multi media work The Dust Moves (Infrequent Seams, 2016) written for the Mivos Quartet and live animations. In this movement, the violins - with their penchant for unison - are constantly approaching and repelling each other, a sonic "motion" represented visually by kaleidoscopic images ranging from granular noise to muted opaque colors.
James Ilgenfritz plays music by Anthony Braxton
Contrabassist James Ilgenfritz performs a selection of works by composer Anthony Braxton, drawing from his expansive repertoire of works for solo, quartet, and large ensemble settings, reconfigured in a fashion that references the composers Co-ordinate Musics, Language Musics, Ghost Trance Music, and Pulse Track systems.
Damon Holzborn & John O’Brien - Less Exquisite
Less Exquisite is a performance version of the shared synthesizer patch game Exquisite Coast, by Damon Holzborn and John O’Brien. The Exquisite series of works create processes for collaboration in a time when face-to-face rehearsal is not possible.
The Ensemble Whose Name is Uhhhhhmm...
An experimental music ensemble that exists within Animal Crossing: New Horizons, The Ensemble Whose Name is Uhhhhhmm... is Dicky Bahto, Erika Bell, Morgan Gerstmar, and Stephanie Smith.
Stephanie Sleeper & Yuri Zupançic
Stephanie Sleeper is a Brooklyn-based choreographer, performer, and costume designer. Her work has been shown at various NYC venues including Roulette, Incubator Arts, Dixon Place, Joe's Pub and Triskelion Arts. Yuri Zupancic is an interdisciplinary artist and curator based in Paris. He creates videos, paintings, sculptures, music, and collaborates regularly with the Anagram Ensemble and other Infrequent Seams artists.
Ty Citerman & Quintan Ana Wikswo with vocalists Judith Berkson and Sara Serpa
This world premiere film by acclaimed multi-media artist Quintan Ana Wikswo features music by Ty Citerman from the new album Bop Kabbalah+Voices: When You Speak of Times to Come (Ven Du Redst Fun Naye Tsaytn), just out on Infrequent Seams, with guests Sara Serpa and Judith Berkson. Staunch leftist texts from the 150 year-old Yiddish labor movement are given an unprecedented modern musical treatment: delicate, plaintive, hypnotic and passionate.
Zodiac Saxophone Quartet (ZSQ) - Lee Odom, Charles Waters, Ras Moshe, Claire Daly
ZSQ - A most modern saxophone quartet based in NYC presenting the finest in new sounds. Featuring Lee Odom - soprano sax, Charles Waters - alto sax, Ras Moshe - tenor sax, Claire Daly - bari sax
released January 29, 2021
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