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RIP Maryanne Amacher

Posted: Oct 29, 2009

RIP Maryanne Amacher

Maryanne Amacher, 71, Visceral Composer, Dies
By ALLAN KOZINN
Published: October 28, 2009

Maryanne Amacher, an influential composer whose experimental sound installations and multimedia works sometimes required full buildings to present their powerful melding of electronic timbres and live, natural ambience, died on Thursday in Rhinebeck, N.Y. She was 71 and lived in Kingston, N.Y.
Ms. Amacher’s death was announced by Micah Silver and Robert The, artists and friends of Ms. Amacher who recently be...

Marvin Minsky on Maryanne Amacher

Posted: Oct 29, 2009

MARYANNE AMACHER
by Marvin Minsky

In her earlier work, Maryanne Amacher explored the worlds of different forms of sounds in space. The scientific psychologists had also tried to study sounds, but never with very much success. And for good reason: in the real universe, there are far too many possible combinations of patterns, Only an artist of Amacher's stature could decide which questions should be asked and her answers have become a part of the history of modern art. Many of her pioneering co...

Just Alap

Posted: Oct 25, 2009

The Just Alap Raga Ensemble featuring La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela and Jung Hee Choi, voices, will perform the Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra in Raga Sindh Bhairavi accompanied by The Tamburas of Pandit Pran Nath from the Just Dreams CD, as the opening musical offering at the memorial celebration for Merce Cunningham’s life and work on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 from 4 – 4:20 pm. The memorial, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue between 6...

Hildur Gudnadóttir on tour

Posted: Oct 17, 2009

Hildur is tying her traveling shoes on, and might very well be coming to a town near you this winter.

She is playing a special one-off show in New York, before going on tour again with múm. Hildur will also be opening a handful of shows on this múm USA tour.

Later in November Hildur will go on tour with Fever Ray, supporting her on her finale tour.

At the moment Hildurs winter schedule looks like this:

OCTOBER
19. Le Poisson Rouge, New York, USA - Solo

múm winter tour

21. The Somerville Theatre, Som...

Arik Roper

Posted: Oct 17, 2009

Arik Roper

Brimming with delicate, surreal imagery, Arik Roper’s The Hidden Dimension examines alternate states of being that exist within and beyond everyday awareness. These realms unfold as everyday consciousness is interrupted through dreams or other capacities. Exploring these transcendent elements, Roper’s paintings and drawings feature epic landscapes of the mind, natural artifacts from the past and future and other cerebral peculiarities.
http://www.fusegallerynyc.com/09roper/roper09.html