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:
Apparitions of The Four Pillars with Their Lowest Additive Primes as limited to the 3rd, 7th, 9th, and 11th New Primes chosen Cyclically, The Toll of Premonition, The Memorial Connector over the Outlying Primal Abyss, and The Mid-Winter Ending | evolving composition model for just intonation toy organs, variable pitched instruments, prime harmonic sine waves and harmonically related delay lines | 2010
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
Shiver | prime harmonic sine waves | 2008
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
The First Pillar Imploding The Principal Drone, Exploring The Abyss, Traversing The Trail Ridge | voice and pre-recorded cassette | 2014
The First Analog Pillar with its Simplest Primes and The Harbinger of The Second Pillar with The Low Madora Cornerstone and The Outlying Primal Cirrus from Apparitions of The Four Pillars | prime harmonic sine waves, toy organ, cassette boomboxes, to be recorded on cassette tapes | 2010
The Third Pillar with its Lowest Primes, The Analog TwentyFour Truckera, and The Ersatz Souvenir of The Second Pillar with The Madora Cornerstone and The Outlying Primal Abyss from Apparitions of The Four Pillars | prime harmonic sine waves, toy organ, voice, cassette boomboxes | 2010