Re: SFU 40TH Anniv Concert NOV 11 - Voices of a Place from Voices & Wheels CD (2000)


Subject: Re: SFU 40TH Anniv Concert NOV 11 - Voices of a Place from Voices & Wheels CD (2000)
From: kathy kennedy (kathyken@alcor.concordia.ca)
Date: Sun Nov 06 2005 - 17:33:07 EST


Sylvi
Good luck.
I'm with you in spirit.
kk
On Nov 6, 2005, at 10:21 AM, sylvi macCormac wrote:

> hello
>
> i would like to extend this invitation for the SFU 40th Anniversary
> Concert, Nov 11th. If you are interested in ElectroAcoustic and
> Soundscape Music with 8 Channel surround sound you may enjoy this
> event.
> i am deeply honoured to be included in this concert.
>
> i began th WHEELS compositions with the Voices of People with
> Dis.Abilities, inspired by th work of Peggy Seeger & Ewen MacColl et al
> at th BBC when creating audio portraits of people - the 'Radio Ballads'
> with People with th Arthritis (Dis.Abilities), Miners with Folk Songs
> etc. i learnt of th Radio Ballads at SFU while studying with Barry
> Truax, from his book 'Acoustic Communication'.
>
> 'Voices of a Place : Hildegard Westerkamp inside the Soundscape' was th
> 3rd audio portrait i'd composed since 1997, when i began th WHEELS
> project. WHEELS would not be as rich without the kindness and
> encouragement, and knowledge, that Barry Truax has shown me over th
> years. i hope Barry will be part of th WHEELS team :-)
>
> i hope this information is relevent to you and yours and that you might
> enjoy th concert, if you've th time/space and 'transportation' to join
> us.
>
> these 'wheels' are made for walking & dats just what they'll do these
> dats are made for rolling and they'll rock & roll th whole night
> through
> ... ;-)
>
> plz note attached you will find Professor Buffy Sainte-Marie & Grover
> (sesame street circa 20th Century) - www.cradleboard.org -
> www.creative-native.com. is Grover really 50+ ?
>
> Thank You :-)
>
> best regards, sylvi macCormac
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> http://www.sylvi.ca / na / da / bc
> siwash rock & soundscape compositon
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
> Subject: Nov. 11 concert
> Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2005 21:54:25 -0700
> From: Barry Truax <truax@sfu.ca>
>
> SFU is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and that means
> the
>
> electroacoustic music studios at the school are also 40 years old,
> since
>
> Murray Schafer started the first studio there in 1965 (along with UBC,
> the
> third studio in Canada).
> We're planning a retrospective concert on November 11, 8pm, in the
> SFU
> Theatre, with the program as below - admittedly a hard choice to select
> just a few pieces from the incredible repertoire available, but these
> are
> ones we think are a good representation.
> We're also planning on launching a new CD with 7 of the works,
> previously unpublished on CD (Westerkamp, Oswald, Holmes, Piche, Truax,
> Eigenfeldt, Gotfrit). My work on the CD will be Androgyny, not
> Riverrun,
>
> but the concert will feature the first local performance of the
> 8-channel
> version of Riverrun.
> Concert attendees will receive a free copy of the new CD - so please
> come!
> Barry
> website: www.sfu.ca/~truax
> studio website: www.sfu.ca/sonic-studio/srs
>
> WSP Music for Horns and Whistles (1973) 3:12
> Hildegard Westerkamp Whisper Study (1975/79) 10:42
> John Oswald Burrows (1974-75) 9:12
> Jean Piche La Mer a l'Aube (1977) quad 12:50
> Anne (Holmes) Karakatsoulis Wood on Wood on Water (1978) quad 8:50
> Paul Dolden Veils: Section A (1984-85) 11:55
>
> INTERMISSION
>
> Arne Eigenfeldt Waiting (1986) 9:12
> Martin Bartlett The Arrival of Sir John Franklin in Paradise
> (1988): II. Song from Dante 5:09
> Martin Gotfrit Hut20: Guitar (1995) 10:01
> sylvi macCormac Voices of a Place: Hildegard Westerkamp inside the
> soundscape (1998) 6:24
> Barry Truax Riverrun (1986) 8-ch. remix 2004 20'
>
> duration: 107 min.
>
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
> from Voices & Wheels CD (2000)
>
> Voices of a Place: Hildegard Westerkamp inside the Soundscape, an audio
> portrait of the composer (6:39 1998) Voices: HW & West Coast Canada
> Soundscape; violin: Blaine Dunaway; words: HW from interview, improv &
> thesis “Listening & Soundmaking”; editing, recordings & composing:
> sylvi macCormac; Soundscape recordings: sylvi & World Soundscape
> Project
> archives @ Simon Fraser University (1998)
>
> printed with article, Conversing with Nature: Reflections on Hildegard
> Westerkamp’s “Talking Rain” - Soundscape Minimalism MW #74 -
> http://www.musicworks.ca
>
> presented 2004 in CREATIVE RADIO: New School Univ -
> http://www.dialnsa.edu
> Ear of the Sea International Seascapes Collection 1996-2001 - PL 79,
> FINLAND - 00024, Yleisradio, Helsinki
> En red O 2000. Electric Songs - Sonoscop.Orquesta del Caos -
> http://ocaos.cccb.org/ - Spain
> EuCuE - serie XIX series 2000-2001 Université Concordia, Quebec -
> http://cec.concordia.ca
> View from the Front annual showcase of female musicians and composers -
> 1999 Vancouver, BC - http://www.front.bc.ca
> Electroacoustic Music by Women Composers, Univ of North Texas, 1999
> http://cec.concordia.ca/econtact/wea2/index.htm
>
> you can hear Voices of a Place while quantities last at th
> electroacoustic juke box - httpz://www.SONUS.CA
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
> WHEELS Soundscapes, WWW & CDs (2006 / 08 / 10 )
> Produced by sylvi macCormac with Conrad Burek
> in consultation with Colin Nairne & Jim Vallance
>
> with voices of people with dis abilities and Dal Richard's
> Big Band juried by folks from SOCAN / CBC / SLFA / SUN
>
> http://www.disabilityfoundation.org VAMS
> (Vancouver Adapted Music Society) with info & links
> to Artists, Adapted Technologies, Music Education, Web Conference
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
> UTS'AM / WITNESS song • sound • story
> for John Clarke / Xwexwsélkn (1945-2003)
>
> with Buffy Sainte-Marie, Bruce Cockburn,
> Barry Truax & Squamish Eagle Song Dancers
>
> Produced by sylvi macCormac with
> T'Uy 'Tanat / Cease Wyss
> Slanay Spakwus / Nancy Bleck
> Telálsemkin Siyam / Chief Bill Williams
>
> (p) 2004 Uts'am / Witness. all proceeds to http://www.utsam-witness.ca
> & http://www.wepbc.ca - Squamish Culture & Wilderness Education
> Programs
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
> Canadian Music Centre - Electricities / Électricités CD 2003 -
> http://www.musiccentre.ca - including Hugh LeCaine, Ann Southam, Robert
> Normandeau and Louis Dufort and " the gently haunting ambience of Sylvi
> MacCormac's 'penny: a process'
>
> Penny: a Process (3:00) presented 2005 EuCuE - Université Concordia,
> Quebec - http://cec.concordia.ca
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
> Honourable Mention, Synthèse 1999 - http://www.imeb.net
> for Waves of Kokoro (10:45) from Voices & Wheels CD (2000)
> Marcia Award for Electroacoustic Arts - http://www.sfu.ca
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
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> http://www.kalvos.org/maccorm.html - text & image
> http://kalvos.org/shows-2005.html - 2005 interviews
>
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>
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