Profiles

A Virtual Conversation with Jaron Lanier

Tuesday, June 4, 2002—10:30 a.m.Lanier’s Tribeca Loft, New York, NY Videotaped and transcribed by Amanda MacBlane Scientist and Musician Nancarrow Other Influences Success Technology and Music Music on the Web Music as Prophecy Jaron Plays the World’s Biggest Flute Excerpts from Jaron Lanier: Instruments of Change Complete Interview Transcript (116KB PDF file) free download

Problems Facing Music Criticism From the COMPOSER-TO-COMPOSER Series at the Telluride Institute

Estrada, La Barbara, Cage, Spiegel, Subotnick, Lockwood, Davis, León, Amirkhanian, and Johnso Composer Participants: Charles Amirkhanian John Cage Laurie Spiegel Joan La Barbara Tom Johnson Walter Zimmermann Morton Subotnick Anthony Davis Tania León Julio Estrada Jin Hi Kim Ricardo Dal Farra Annea Lockwood Guest Participant: Alan Rich Friday, August 18, 1989, 9-11 AM Recorded and […]

George Crumb: Jumping Off The Page to Become Sound

George CrumbPhoto by Sabine Matthes, courtesy C.F. Peters Corporation Frank J. Oteri in conversation with George Crumb at his home in Media, PA Friday, July 12, 2002—Noon Filmed and Transcribed by Amanda MacBlane The Goal of Music Notation Working with Performers Striving for Simplicity The Working Process Theatricality and Setting Text Tradition and Factionalism The […]

Merce Cunningham: Moved by the Music of Our Time

Merce Cunningham New York, NY – April 17, 2002On the roof of the Cunningham Studios Filmed and Transcribed by Amanda MacBlane The Meaning of Dance Life Forms Dance Independent From Music Chance Operations Training Dance on Film and Motion Capture Computer Technology Newness in Dance vs. Newness in Music Suite for Five in Space and […]

Abbey Lincoln: A Woman Speaking Her Mind

Photo by John Sann, courtesy Verve Music Group Abbey Lincoln at home with Lara Pellegrinelli May 10, 2002—2 p.m.New York, NY Filmed and Transcribed by Amanda MacBlane Family Continuing the Great Women Vocalist Tradition Some Autobiographical Details Songwriting African Heritage Movies, Paintings, Beauty The Purpose of Art Gender Distinctions The Process of Composing Today’s “Terrible […]