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Alvin Lucier, Morton Feldman, Ana Maria Avram

2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 18 May 2013

Robert Worby introduces the first of three extended editions from the Tectonics festival in Glasgow, an event curated by conductor Ilan Volkov in association with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Among the composers featured are the American sound experimentalist Alvin Lucier and Romanian spectralist Iancu Dumitrescu.

Music Played

6 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Ana-Maria Avram

    Ana-Maria Avram Metalstorm (II) (World premiere)

    Performers: Iancu Dumitrescu (prepared piano), Stephen O'Malley (electric guitar), Hildur Gudnadottir (cello), Charles Ross (viola), Fritz Welch (percussion), Ana Maria Avram (computer, conductor)

  • Image for Morton Feldman

    Morton Feldman Cello and Orchestra

    Performers: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Anton Lukoszevieze (cello), Ilan Volkov (conductor)

  • Image for Alvin Lucier

    Alvin Lucier Exploration of the House (UK premiere)

    Performers: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov (conductor)

  • Image for Hanna Tuulikki

    Hanna Tuulikki Voice of the Bird – excerpts

    Performers: Hanna Tuulikki, Anna Sheard, Judith Williams, Julia Taudevin, Lucy Duncombe, Mairi Morrison, Mischa Macpherson, Nerea Bello, Nichola Scrutton (vocals)

  • Image for Iancu Dumitrescu

    Iancu Dumitrescu Hazard and Tectonics (World premiere)

    Performers: Stephen O'Malley (electric guitar), Ana Maria Avram (prepared piano), Fritz Welch (percussion), Oren Ambarchi (percussion), Iancu Dumitrescu (computer, conductor)

  • Image for Alvin Lucier

    Alvin Lucier Criss-Cross

    Performers: Oren Ambarchi, Stephen O'Malley (electric guitars)


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