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

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Apparitions of The Four Pillars (First Generation) | evolving composition model for just intonation toy organs, variable pitched instruments, prime harmonic sine waves and harmonically related delay lines | 2009-2015
Apparitions of The Four Pillars in The Midwinter Starfield Symmetry under The 72:81:88 Confluence | ensemble and symmetrical harmonic sine waves | 2015
The First Pillar Exploding The Upper Drone With The Violin Analogue, The Nestled Melodic 27, and the Apparition Of The Eternal Tonic From Apparitions Of The Four Pillars | voice and pitch shifting vocal drones to be recorded on cassette tapes | 2013
Descending The Starfield Symmetry | double bass, long delay lines, and symmetrical harmonic sine waves | 2015