Apparitions of The Four Pillars in The Midwinter Starfield under The Astral 789 Duet

2011-2015 | ensemble and prime harmonic sine waves | 180-240 Minutes


Randy Gibson and ensemble performing <em>Apparitions of The Four Pillars in The Midwinter Starfield under The Astral 789 Duet</em> at the 2015 Avant Music Festival
Randy Gibson and ensemble performing Apparitions of The Four Pillars in The Midwinter Starfield under The Astral 789 Duet at the 2015 Avant Music Festival | Photo by Steven Pisano for Avant Media

Reviews

Apparitions | 2015

Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim talks Apparitions for the New York Times

"The drone consisted of a booming, throbbing sine wave that filled the room along with the aroma of burning incense before the first visitors filed in."

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Mounting The Four Pillars | 2014

Textura reviews a performance of Apparitions of The Four Pillars

"The six musicians - Gibson (voice and sine waves), Jen Baker and William Lang (trombones), Drew Blumberg and Erik Carlson (violins), and Meaghan Burke (cello) - collectively generated an hypnotic mass of slowly mutating sound that advanced almost imperceptibly."

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with video by Oscar H Scott and lighting by Kryssy Wright

World Premiere: Avant Music Festival - Wild Project, New York, NY - February 15th, 2013
Premiered by: Randy Gibson, Voice and Sine Waves
Drew Blumberg, Violin
Mariel Roberts, Cello
William Lang and Jen Baker, Trombones

Avant Premiere: Avant Music Festival - Wild Project, New York, NY - March 7th, 2015
Randy Gibson, Voice and Sine Waves
Jen Baker, Trombone and Voice
Christopher Otto, Violin
Meaghan Burke and Mariel Roberts - Cellos
Randy Gibson and ensemble performing <em>Apparitions of The Four Pillars in The Midwinter Starfield under The Astral 789 Duet</em> at the 2015 Avant Music Festival
Randy Gibson and ensemble performing Apparitions of The Four Pillars in The Midwinter Starfield under The Astral 789 Duet at the 2015 Avant Music Festival | Photo by Steven Pisano for Avant Media

Reviews

Apparitions | 2015

Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim talks Apparitions for the New York Times

"The drone consisted of a booming, throbbing sine wave that filled the room along with the aroma of burning incense before the first visitors filed in."

Read More...
Mounting The Four Pillars | 2014

Textura reviews a performance of Apparitions of The Four Pillars

"The six musicians - Gibson (voice and sine waves), Jen Baker and William Lang (trombones), Drew Blumberg and Erik Carlson (violins), and Meaghan Burke (cello) - collectively generated an hypnotic mass of slowly mutating sound that advanced almost imperceptibly."

Read More...

Presentation History
Sixth Avant Music Festival | New York City : March 7th, 2015
Fifth Avant Music Festival | New York City : February 21 - March 1, 2014
Fourth Avant Music Festival | New York City : February 15 - 23, 2013

See Also:
Shiver (Videodance Realization) | Short Film | 2010
The First Pillar Appearing in Palindrome with The Harbinger of The Second Pillar under the 27/28 Triple Primal Region | voice and sine waves with digital delay | 2011
The Third Pillar with its Lowest Primes and Memories of The Second Pillar from Apparitions of The Four Pillars | composition based in Apparitions of The Four Pillars for prime harmonic sine waves, soloists and cantus firmus | 2010
Descending The Starfield Symmetry | double bass, long delay lines, and symmetrical harmonic sine waves | 2015
Nada Symmetry for The Midwinter Starfield | voice, saxophone, sine waves, and pre-recorded tracks | 2015
The Primal Duet in The Starfield Symmetry | sine waves, voice, and trombone | 2014
The Third Pillar in Primal Imperfect Palindrome with The Souvenir of The Second Pillar, The Floating Cirrus over the Pumping Slush, and The Highest Moving Chordal Motif from Apparitions of The Four Pillars | solo trombone, digital delay, and prime harmonic sine waves | 2011