Red Desert at C4NM San Francisco

RED DESERT IN SAN FRANCISCO, CA!
Red Desert (Katie Porter/Devin Maxwell) play Oliveros, Maxwell and Lucier and Christine Tavolacci/Scott Worthington play Catherine Lamb
@CENTER FOR NEW MUSIC SAN FRANCISCO
Feb 18, 2018, 4PM
Pauline Oliveros All Fours for drumset 4′
Devin Maxwell Cloudseeding 4 for solo bass clarinet & electronics 30′
Alvin Lucier Music for Snare Drum, Pure Wave Oscillator, and One or More Reflective Surfaces 8′
Catherine Lamb muto infinitas 30′

Red Desert in Santa Cruz

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https://www.indexical.org/events/2018-02-18-red-desert

red desert + catherine lamb’s muto infinitas


wind river
421 wild way, santa cruz

Red Desert is the duo project of clarinetist Katie Porter and composer/percussionist Devin Maxwell, who have been performing, commissioning, creating and championing interesting music for 17 years. Their program stems from the stripped-down, austere and crystalline beauty of Pauline Oliveros and Alvin Lucier, and extends to younger composers Lucie Vitkova and Devin Maxwell.

The program concludes with Catherine Lamb’s new composition muto infinitas, for bass flute and double bass, performed by Christine Tavolacci and Scott Worthington. Lamb’s work explores the elemental, physical aspects of sound, and of the room, and requires performers to adjust their tuning to the harmonic series of overtones found in every physical space, and every harmonic vibrating body.

program

Alvin Lucier Music for Snare Drum, Pure Wave Oscillator, and One or More Reflective Surfaces

Lucie Vítková FIVE for solo clarinet and cell phone

Phill Niblock Ottavio

Pauline Oliveros Single Stroke Roll Meditation

Devin Maxwell Cloudseeding 4

Catherine Lamb muto infinitas

Red Desert at C4NM San Francisco

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2018: 7:30 PM

MUTO INFINITAS, CLOUDSEEDING, OLIVEROS, LUCIERfounder-concert-feb-bw

Two visiting pairs of accomplished experimental performers bring an ambitious program of solo and duo works to the Bay Area: from LA, Christine Tavolacci and Scott Worthington perform muto infinitas, a new hour-long work by Catherine Lamb for bass flute and double bass. Red Desert presents Cloudseeding 4 by Devin Maxwell, for solo bass clarinet and electronics, plus works by Pauline Oliveros and Alvin Lucier.

Program: Red Desert (Katie Porter, clarinets & Devin Maxwell, percussion)

Pauline Oliveros: Single Stroke Roll Meditation (1990) 4′

Devin Maxwell: Cloudseeding 4 for solo bass clarinet & electronics (2017) 30′

Alvin Lucier: Music for Snare Drum, Pure Wave Oscillator, and One or More Reflective Surfaces (1990) 8′

Christine Tavolacci, bass flute & Scott Worthington, double bass Catherine Lamb: muto infinitas (2017) 60′

http://centerfornewmusic.com/calendar/muto-infinitas-cloudseeding-oliveros-lucier/