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The third part of composer and performer Michael Pisaro's "Hearing Metal" series, Pisaro providing sine tones, performing with Greg Stuart on 16 suspended cymbals plus grains/surfaces.
 

Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart
Hearing Metal 3

Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart: Hearing Metal 3 (Gravity Wave)
Label: Gravity Wave    
Released in: USA    


The third part of composer and performer Michael Pisaro's "Hearing Metal" series, Pisaro providing sine tones, performing with Greg Stuart on 16 suspended cymbals plus grains/surfaces.



"Michael Pisaro was born in Buffalo in 1961. He is a composer and guitarist, a member of the Wandelweiser Composers Ensemble and founder and director of the Experimental Music Workshop, Calarts. His work is frequently performed in the U.S. and in Europe, in music festivals and in many smaller venues. It has been selected twice by the ISCM jury for performance at World Music Days festivals (Copenhagen,1996; Manchester, 1998) and has also been part of festivals in Hong Kong (ICMC, 1998), Vienna (Wien Modern,1997), Aspen (1991), London (Cutting Edge, 2007), Glasgow (INSTAL 2009), Huddersfield (2009), Chicago (New Music Chicago, 1990, 1991) and elsewhere.

He has had extended composer residencies in Germany (Künstlerhof Schreyahn, Dortmund University), Switzerland (Forumclaque/Baden), Israel (Miskenot Sha'ananmim), Greece (EarTalk) and in the U.S. (Birch Creek Music Festival, Wisconsin). Concert length portraits of his music have been given in Munich, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, Vienna, Merano (Italy), Brussels, New York, Curitiba (Brazil), Amsterdam, London, Tokyo, Austin, Berlin, Chicago, Düsseldorf, Zürich, Cologne, Aarau (Switzerland), and elsewhere.

He is a Foundation for Contemporary Arts, 2005 and 2006 Grant Recipient. Much of his music of the last several years is published by Edition Wandelweiser (Germany). Several CDs of his work have been released by such labels as Edition Wandelweiser Records, Compost and Height, confront, Another Timbre, Cathnor, Nine Winds and others, including most recently "transparent city, volumes 1-4", "an unrhymed chord", "hearing metal 1", "A Wave and Waves" and "harmony series (11-16)".

His translation of poetry by Oswald Egger ("Room of Rumor") was published in 2004 by Green Integer. He is Co-Chair of Music Composition at the California Institute of the Arts near Los Angeles. He has performed many of his own works and those of close associates Antoine Beuger, Kunsu Shim, Jürg Frey and Manfred Werder, and works from the experimental tradition, especially John Cage, Christian Wolff, James Tenney and George Brecht."

-Wandelweiser (http://www.wandelweiser.de/michael-pisaro.html)
3/20/2017





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Compositional Forms
Electro-Acoustic
Electronic Forms
Percussion & Drums
lowercase, micro-improv, sound improv
Electroacoustic Composition



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Product Information:

Label: Gravity Wave
Catalog ID: GW 006
Squidco Product Code: 16203

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2011
Country: USA
Packaging: Cardstock Oversized Sleeve
Recorded by Greg Stuart.

Personnel:

Michael Pisaro-sine tones, mixing

Greg Stuart-sixteen suspended cymbals, grains/surfaces

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Track Listing:

1. Hearing Metal 3 (Prometheus, 1911) 45:20






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