The Nature of Music 08: Michael Pisaro

Event, EV.NOM.2018.05.22

Michael Pisaro, born in Buffalo in 1961, teaches composition at CalArts in Valencia, CA. He is a composer and guitarist, and a member of the Wandelweiser Composers Ensemble. For The Nature of Music series, Mr. Pisaro performed and discussed two compositions, both involving field recording and live playback: Transparent City consists of field recordings (all from Los Angeles) and sine tones, with the composer playing electric guitar. asleep, forest, melody, path was played by Pisaro and the Other Minds Ensemble performing an aleatoric score alongside nature sound recordings played in canon with themselves. The members of the Other Minds Ensemble at this performance were Michael Jones, Liam Herb, Wendy Reid, Randall Wong, Lula Asplund and Sally Decker.
Other Minds Special Programs Pisaro, Michael (has as performer)
Other Minds Ensemble (has as performing group)
Other Minds (Organization) (has as presenter)
David Brower Center (has as presenter) Goldman Theater (David Brower Center)