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San Francisco Tape Music Festival
San Francisco, CA
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San Francisco Tape Music Festival
The San Francisco Tape Music Festival 2009: Three evenings of new and classic audio art
by 30 local and international composers diffused live over a pristine surround system consisting of 20+ speakers in complete darkness. This year's festival (60 years after the first concert of musique concrete) celebrates the 50-year anniversary of many remarkable, now-classic tape music masterpieces.


Friday, January 30, 2009 8pm
Pierre Schaeffer tude Aux Sons Anims (1958)
Gyrgy Ligeti Artikulation (1958)
Vladimir Ussachevsky Linear Contrasts (1958)
Paul Lansky Six Fantasies On A Poem By Thomas Campion (1978)
Ashley Bellouin Black Hole (SF Bay Area)
Thom Blum [new commission] (SF Bay Area)
Kyle Bruckmann & Olivia Block untitled (SF Bay Area / Chicago)
Dugal McKinnon Catalogue with Analogues (New Zealand)
Janis Mercer Amsterdam (SF Bay Area)
Moe! Staiano Tape Piece No.2: Extraordinary Path of Being (SF Bay Area)

Saturday, January 31, 2009 8pm
The Fireman (aka Paul McCartney and Youth) Untitled (2008)
Luciano Berio Thema (Omaggio a Joyce) (1958)
John R. Pierce Stochatta (1959)
Geraud Bec buzzz (France)
Cliff Caruthers [new commission] (SF Bay Area)
George Cremaschi Winter Light (SF Bay Area)
Kent Jolly [new commission] (SF Bay Area)
Jon Leidecker/Wobbly Chart Tempo & World Retrograde (SF Bay Area)
Zhiye Li Dimanche Dtendu (China/New Orleans)
Felipe Otondo Ciguri (Chile / UK)
Maggi Payne Arctic Winds (SF Bay Area)
Goran Vejvoda Pre-fader: Highly reverberant states (France)

Sunday, February 1, 2009 8pm
Edgard Varse Pome lectronique (1958)
Iannis Xenakis Concret PH (1958)
Olivier Messiaen Timbres Dures (1952)
Matt Ingalls [new commission] (SF Bay Area)
Jon Nelson objet sonore/objet cintique (Texas)
Lisa Whistlecroft Walking with Ghosts (UK)
Aaron Ximm (aka Quiet American) [new work] (SF Bay Area)

Presented by the San Francisco Tape Music Collective and sfSound.Funded in part by Meet The Composer and Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund.


2050 Bryant Street (between 18th & 19th Streets)
San Francisco, CA
United States



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Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No


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