ROZART REMIX November 30, 2005 (Boston, Mass) Fwd:

Subject: ROZART REMIX November 30, 2005 (Boston, Mass) Fwd:
From: Kevin Austin (
Date: Tue Jul 26 2005 - 20:44:08 EDT

>Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2005 13:22:08 -0400
>From: Eric Chasalow <chasalow@BRANDEIS.EDU>
>Subject: ROZART REMIX November 30, 2005
>Thank you for helping get the word out about our need for 12
>REEL-REEL tape decks (!) in the Boston area for the November 30
>concert at the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis. Any quality working deck
>will do. Any loan or donation of an old machine will certainly be
>noted in the event program. So far, I have located four, so only
>eight to go...
>Best, Eric Chasalow, Director, Brandeis Electro-Acoustic Music Studio (BEAMS)
>the program information follows:
>Rozart ReMix at the Rose Art Museum
>A recreation of the historic 1965 John Cage/Alvin Lucier Concert
>with special guest, Alvin Lucier.
>Wednesday November 30, at 7 pm
>Admission is free. Space is limited. Please RSVP by November 21 to
>781-736-3438 or <>
>Rozart Mix by John Cage was written especially for the concert
>organized by composer Alvin Lucier at the Rose Art Museum on May
>5th, 1965. It consists of the manual manipulation of tape loops of
>various sizes, some as long as 100 feet in length. The loops are
>made of very small fragments of sound spliced together in various
>ways. The performance requires up to 12 performers who string the
>loops from individual tape recorders to mike stands positioned
>randomly around the performance space. Performed by Professor Eric
>Chasalow and the students of Music 109 ³Laptopping².
>Music for Solo Performer  by Alvier Lucier was composed at Cage's
>urging for the same concert. A performer sits quietly with
>electrodes attached to his scalp, producing low frequency alpha
>brain waves. The alpha waves are routed to 16 loudspeakers which
>activate a battery of percussion instruments scattered around the
>For One, Two or Three People by Christian Wolff written in 1964,
>consists of an open score from which performers play, cuing off each
>other's sounds. These coordinations often produce uncertain and
>unexpected results. Performed by ames Fei, Alvin Lucier and
>Christian Wolff.
>Alvin Lucier was Director of the Brandeis Choral Union from 1962 to
>1969. He presently is John Spencer Camp Professor at Wesleyan
>University. For many years, Christian Wolff was Strauss Professor of
>Music and Classics at Dartmouth College. At the time of this concert
>he was teaching at Harvard University. He is currently very busy
>performing his music in the US and Europe.

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