(sorry for the late posting. i just learned of this)
Wednesday, February 1, 8pm
Charles Curtis plays Eliane Radigue
UCSD University Art Gallery, Mandeville Center
French composer Eliane Radigue has pioneered pure analog synthesis since the
late fifties. Working with analog tape and a custom ARP synthesizer, she has
created a unique body of work described by the New York Times as "a steady
stream of sonic activity taking place right at the edge of one's
perception". For decades she has been a kind of underground luminary, and
in recent years her work has exercised a decisive influence on a younger
generation of musicians working with electronics in a minimalist aesthetic.
Cellist Charles Curtis worked closely with Radigue on the creation of her
first-ever work for an acoustic instrument without electronics,
"Naldjorlak". The Tibetan title referst to the motion of all life toward
The piece is approximately one hour in length.
Added by harold_ikes on February 1, 2006