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Shafqat Ali Khan, David Wessel

Selections from a 1996 concert at CNMAT, featuring improvisations with Indian Ghazal tradition vocalist Shafqat Ali Khan, and live electronics with composer/improviser David Wessel.

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Derbari

Posted by Matthew Goodheart on September 1, 2009

Improvised music for voice and live electronics.

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Shafqat Ali Khan/David Wessel, Raga

Posted by Amadeus Regucera on June 25, 2009

Excerpt from CNMAT concert, 11.14.1996

Shafqat Ali Khan is an exuberant improviser and well grounded in the khyal style of North Indian classical vocal music. David Wessel is a computer musician and creates software for improvisational contexts in which he performs.

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Shafqat Ali Khan/David Wessel, Raga

Posted by Amadeus Regucera on June 25, 2009

Excerpt from CNMAT concert, 11.14.1996

Shafqat Ali Khan is an exuberant improviser and well grounded in the khyal style of North Indian classical vocal music. David Wessel is a computer musician and creates software for improvisational contexts in which he performs.

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Mark Danks, Heading South

Posted by Amadeus Regucera on June 25, 2009

Mark Danks presents a multimedia work involving projected video on a giant screen. A Silicon Graphics workstation generates abstract images in real-time based on the musical material played by the cellist.

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Guy Garnett, Interaction III

Posted by Amadeus Regucera on June 25, 2009

Composer Guy Garnett from CNMAT at UC Berkeley has composed Interactions 3, one of a series of pieces for instruments with computer-controlled digital sound processing. The sound is distorted, phased, echoed and reverberated as elegant melodic figures are spun by the cellist

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Joseph "Butcher" Rovan, clear and cool nights

Posted by Amadeus Regucera on June 25, 2009

Joseph “Butch” Rovan’s “clear and cool nights” draws on ‘found’ sound material, reminiscent of the Cocteau film “Orpheus,” where the poet receives his inspiration via the radio. The cellist is involved in a verbal and musical dialogue with these sounds, which evolve into an industrial groove with the cellist performing rap-style vocals.

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