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  4. Loops and Grains: On the Usage of Granulators and Cellular Automata in the Monadologies I-XXVII

Jan

30

Thursday

Loops and Grains: On the Usage of Granulators and Cellular Automata in the Monadologies I-XXVII

5.30pm

Seminars

Public

Speaker: Bernhard Lang, University of Graz

Series: Department of Music Research Seminars

Location: Room AG09

Abstract: Starting with the presentation of experimental video processings and the concept of destructivism, the latest development of loop-aesthetics in my musical works 2007-2014 is to be explained and demonstrated.
 
nullBernhard Lang is an Austrian composer in the experimental scene, writing scores and working with electronics to create a myriad of innovative performances.   He has maintained a steady output of performances and premieres with an eclectic variety of influences and is seen frequently collaborating with electronic musicians, DJs and video artists.  Recent commissions and premieres include Monadologie IX, III. Streichquartett for the Arditti String Quartet,  a 60-minute piece commissioned by Donaueschingen, Monadologie X 'alla turca' for player piano, an SWR commission, Monadologie XI '..for Anton' 2. Kammersinfonie for chamber orchestra from WDR.  Lang has had many commissions in international festivals including Darmstadter Ferienkurse, Donaueschingen, Moskow Modern Festival, Biennale Hannover, Salzburger Festspiele, Wien Modern.
 

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5.30pm - 7.30pmThursday 30th January 2014

College Building City, University of London St John Street London EC1V 4PB UK

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