Illuminated by the moon | Alvin Lucier

Alvin Lucier Festival Box, limited edition (500 ex.)

4 x 180 g vinyl records, 1 x CD, 1 x book of 120 pages

Recorded October 12-14, 2016 Alvin Lucier 85th Birthday Festival Zurich University of the Arts

Editor: Bernhard Rietbrock
Design: Krispin Heé and Samuel Bänziger

Zurich University of the Arts, 2017



Artikelnummer: 2017/6 Kategorien: , Schlagwörter: ,


Content / Track list

LP 1
Side A: I Am Sitting in a Room (1970) for voice and electromagnetic tape / Alvin Lucier, performer / Hauke Harder, assistant. 18:20 min
Side B: Music for Solo Performer (1965) for enormously ampli ed brain
waves and percussion / Alvin Lucier, brain waves / Hauke Harder and Daniel Wolf, assistants. 24:06 min

LP 2
Side A: Charles Curtis (2002) for cello with slow sweep pure wave oscillators / Charles Curtis, cello. 13:40 min
Side B: Double Rainbow (2016) for voice and slow sweep pure wave oscillator / Joan La Barbara, voice. (world premiere) 12:08 min
Nothing is Real (Strawberry Fields Forever) (1990) for piano, amplfied teapot, tape recorder, and miniature sound system / Johannes Herrmann, piano. 8:21 min

LP 3
Side A: Braid (2012) for alto ute, clarinet, English horn, and string quartet / Felix Profos, conductor / Patrycja Pakiela, alto ute / Soraya Dos Santos, clarinet / Megumi Nakajima, English horn / Nora Peterhans and Cécile Vonderwahl, violin / Tabea Frei, viola / Nadja Reich, cello. (European premiere) 16:00 min
Side B: Two Circles (2012) for flute, B-flat clarinet, violin, cello, and piano / Felix Profos, conductor / Patrycja Pakiela, flute / Soraya Dos Santos, clarinet / Nora Peterhans, violin / Nadja Reich, cello / Lora-Evelin Vakova, piano. 17:52 min

LP 4
Side A: Hanover (2015) for violin, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, three banjos (three e-guitars), piano, and bowed vibraphone / Ever Present Orchestra: Lars Mlekusch, conductor / Rebecca Thies, violin / Charles Ng, alto saxophone / Joan Jordi Oliver Arcos, tenor saxophone / Oren Ambarchi, Stephen O’Malley, Gary Schmalzl, electric guitar / Felix Profos, piano / Anthony Burr, bowed vibraphone. (European premiere) 18:06 min
Side B: Step, Slide and Sustain (2014) for horn in F, cello, and piano / Retro Disco: Samuel Stoll, horn / Moritz Muellenbach, cello / Simone Keller, piano. (world premiere) 14:55 min

One Arm Bandits (2016) for four cellos / Charles Curtis, TJ Borden, Judith Hamann, Reynard Rott, cello. 60:09 min

ZHdK: Institut für Theorie (ITH)