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By Andrea Miller-Keller, Alvin Lucier, Michael Roth, Nicolas Collins, Ronald Kuivila

This small, notable ebook commemorates the profession of experimental track composer Alvin Lucier, and contours an interview with Lucier and curator Andrea Miller-Keller, essays via Nicolas Collins, Ronald Kuivila, Michael Roth and Pamela Tatge, and info of a symposium, convey and specified performances of Lucier’s paintings held at Wesleyan collage, November 4-6, 2011. Lucier has pioneered in lots of parts of song composition and function, together with the notation of performers' actual gestures, using mind waves in concert, the iteration of visible imagery through sound in vibrating media, and the evocation of room acoustics for musical reasons. From 1970 to 2011 he taught at Wesleyan collage the place he was once John Spencer Camp Professor of track. Lucier plays, lectures and indicates his sound installations widely within the usa, Europe and Asia.

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