More Talk, Less Action - Composition Is Dead
- Date: Thursday, 7 August 2014, 7:30pm
- Venue: West Space Gallery — Level 1, 225 Bourke Street, Melbourne, VIC
- Tickets: General admission: $10 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9662 3297
The twentieth century saw a series of musical upheavals, from modernism and atonality to chance composition, electronic music and rock’n'roll. The status of ‘composer’ has been continuously challenged, discarded and re-imagined. Our panelists work has addressed the ‘composer problem’ in the 21st century, employing strategies as varied as graphic/generative scores, the revolutionary Audio Mulch software, and the use of pre-existing formats (such as DNA mapping) as compositional material.
Callum G’Froerer and Cathexis will perform scores composed by Cat Hope.
More Talk Less Action is a series of panel discussion-based events. Each night revolves around a theme and features two short performances. People interested in music are invited to take part.
Featured Australian Works
||Black disciples (vocal trios) (2013) by Cat Hope|
||Liminum : for instrument(s) and bass amplifier(s) (2011) by Cat Hope|
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