Saturday, November 24, 2018
A Precursor to Jean Barraqué's "au dela du hasard" for three female voices and ensemble. To be performed by a Violin and Viola in Preparation of the performance of "au dela du hasard"
|A Precursor to Jean Barraqué's "au dela du hasard" for three female voices and ensemble. To be performed by a Violin and Viola in Preparation of the performance of "au dela du hasard"|
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Sunday, November 18, 2018
Thursday, November 8, 2018
"A Hand of Patience on the Floor of the Pool" (2012-2013).
Bil Smith Composer.
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Bruised mouth, plane of intersection
Supine forearm extended across a candlewick bedspread
Alto Flute; Handhold of Reality
Non-Tape Alto Flute 2
Hand beneath her knees and gripped her/his right thigh
Independent existence , the phenomenology of the pre-Cambrian trilobite
Whirled-down draught; defective tape
Sonic pegged down too firmly...fluid backward to the poet of drainage
|"Gan Harlequin Syndrome" for Piano. The first of a series of solo piano vignettes to be performed in sync.|
Thursday, November 1, 2018
"Fetishistic Splits" (see Zizek) Bil Smith Composer
Zizek talks about fetishistic splits, in which subjects – especially late modern subjects (The Clavichord)– has specific knowledge but behave as if they don’t.
This dynamic is one side of the “what counts as a belief” coin for Zizek, who would insist that beliefs that don’t affect action are in a sense not “genuine” beliefs.
The other side of the coin is that suppressed beliefs which do affect action are real beliefs, even if they’re hard to fit into traditional epistemological frameworks because they’re inaccessible to the subject...hence, the clavichord.
Definition of the Day...
"Compositional Multimodality ... in the broadest sense, composition which contain a multitude of semiotic modes.
Multimodal scores call for new systems of analysis proficient in realizing and describing the rapport between expressive modes."