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The San Francisco Tape Music Festival 2018
Victoria Theater
San Francisco , CA
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The San Francisco Tape Music Festival 2018
sfSound.org/tape

America's only festival devoted to the performance of audio works projected in three-dimensional space, The San Francisco Tape Music Festival features four distinct concerts of classic audio art and new fixed media compositions by 30 local and international composers. Hear members of the SF Tape Music Collective, along with guest composers, shape the sound live over a pristine surround system (24 high-end loudspeakers) with the audience seated in complete darkness. It's a unique opportunity to experience music forming - literally - around you.

The 2018 Festival's first two concerts showcase the entire range of the fixed media artform; a very special Saturday late-night show presents longer, "cinema for the ear", and ambient tape pieces; and the Sunday concert features an entire concert of audio postcards and sound walk compositions. Throughout the festival, composers from the "empreintes DIGITALes" (https://www.empreintesdigitales.com/en/accueil) label will be highlighted.

Remembering the pioneering work of one of the fathers of musique concrète, PIERRE HENRY (1927-2017), the festival presents a performance of his seminal work, "Variations for a Door and a Sigh" (1963). Other tape music classics include KARLHEINZ STOCKHAUSEN'S quadraphonic "Gesang der Jünglinge" (1956) and JAMES TENNEY'S proto-plunderphonic composition, "Collage No.1 (Blue Suede)" (1961).

Recent works by international artists HILDEGARD WESTERKAMP, JONTY HARRISON, FRANCIS DHOMONT, NATASHA BARRETT, and others will be performed alongside bay area composers THOM BLUM, CLIFF CARUTHERS, NATHAN CORDER, MATT INGALLS, FERNANDO LOPEZ-LEZCANO, MAGGI PAYNE, ADAM SOHN, SOPHIA SHEN / GABBY WEN, TIM WALTERS, and CHAMBERLAIN ZHANG.

Tape Capsule -- The New York Times
Cinema for your ears. -- SF Weekly
literally surrounded by sound. -- San Francisco Chronicle
...an enthralling survey of experimental proclivities from the last fifty years. -- East Bay Express



PROGRAM DETAILS

== Friday January 5, 2018 (9pm) ==
PIERRE HENRY - Variations for a Door and a Sigh (excerpt) (1963)
FRANCIS DHOMONT - Phnix XXI (2016)
MAGGI PAYNE - Coronal Rain (2017)
FERNANDO LOPEZ-LEZCANO - Y Sonó como Arpa Vieja (2017)
NATHAN CORDER - clima, slice, clima (2017)
ELSA JUSTEL - Cercles et Surfaces (2013)
PANAYIOTIS KOKORAS - Qualia (2017)
JAMES O'CALLAGHAN - Xenoia (2017)


== Saturday January 6, 2018 (8pm) ==
JAMES TENNEY - Collage No.1 (Blue Suede) (1962)
THOM BLUM - Tabula Rasa (2017)
MATT INGALLS - Collage 3.1 (2017)
SOPHIA SHEN / GABBY WEN - Cloudburst Dreamscape (2017)
ADAM SOHN - Cricket Rhythm (2017)
RROCÍO CANO VALIÑO - Tâches (2016)
NIKOS STAVROPOULOS - Karst Grotto (2017)
DEMIAN RUDEL REY - Che-toi (2016)
BERNADETTE JOHNSON - Summer (2009)
FRANCESCO GIOMI - Scabro (2011)


== Saturday January 6, 2018 (10:40pm) ==
[ program runs 1hr 15min with no intermission ]
MONIQUE JEAN - T.A.G. (2013)
JOSEPH ANDERSON - Pacific Slope (2002)
TIM WALTERS - The Answer in the Flame (2017)
CHAMBERLAIN ZHANG - Spiralism (2016)


== Sunday January 7, 2018 (8pm) ==
KARLHEINZ STOCKHAUSEN - Gesang der Jünglinge (1956)
HILDEGARD WESTERKAMP - Kit's Beach Soundwalk (1989)
JONTY HARRISON - Espaces cachés (2014)
NATASHA BARRETT - A Soundwalk through Shanghai (2014)
HANS TUTSCHKU - Remembering Japan (part 1) (2016)
CLIFF CARUTHERS - Short Walk to Killaloe Moon (2001)
ORESTIS KARAMANLIS - Sterfos (2009)


funded in part by The San Francisco Grants for the Arts and individual contributions equipment kindly provided by The Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) at Stanford University and sfSound.


sfSound.org/tape

Location

Victoria Theater (View)
2961 16th Street
San Francisco , CA 94103
United States


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