Fwd: Re: Russian EA/Sound art


Subject: Fwd: Re: Russian EA/Sound art
From: Kevin Austin (kevin.austin@videotron.ca)
Date: Wed Apr 28 2004 - 21:10:54 EDT


>Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 17:09:23 -0400 (EDT)
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>Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 23:11:36 +0200
>From: wilco <info@theremin.nl>
>Subject: Fwd: Re: Russian EA/Sound art
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>When studying theremin in Moscow for about 6 months (partly in '99,
>partly in '01), and going to concerts regularly there, I noticed how
>'new' ea music is in Russia, while their instrumental compositions
>are so evolved (to my ears). Stanislav Kreitchis works seemed to be
>evolved the farthest. Having been the caretaker of ANS synthesizer
>for almost 50 years, he was one of the few that had access to an
>electronic instrument / composing tool in a time where eleectronic
>music was strictly forbidden by the state.
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>Older composers are still very careful in the use of electronics in
>their music. My feeling was that they didn't have the history with
>someone like Pierre Scheaffer or Karlheinz Stockhausen. Like
>reinventing the wheel.
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>I have little info on what's happening outside of Moscow. I know
>they have ea festivals in quite remote cities.
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>Wilco
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>info@theremin.nl
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>> Van: h_leger@alcor.concordia.ca
>> Beantwoord: cec-conference@concordia.ca
>> Datum: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 13:55:05 -0400
>> Aan: cec-conference@concordia.ca
>> Onderwerp: Re: Russian EA/Sound art
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>> Check for Leon Theremin
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>> http://www.obsolete.com/120_years/machines/theremin/
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>> Good Luck!
>>
>> Hugo
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>> Quoting Richard Whitelaw <richard@sonicartsnetwork.org>:
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>>> Dear CEC
>>>
>>> I doing some research on historic Russian electroacoustic music and sound
>>> art with particular reference to music outside of established Western
>>> centres like Moscow.
>>>
>>> So I'm sounding out CEC as an early stop on my journey...
>>>
>>> I really want to find out what has been happening in the East. Who are the
>>> historical figures worth checking out? Who is making the music in remote
>>> Russia at present? Who are the academics versed in such stuff?? Who has the
>>> knowledge? Who has the archive recordings?
>>>
>>> Any leads would be gratefully appreciated.
>>>
>>> Best wishes
>>>
>>> Richard
>>>
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>> --
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