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



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

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."

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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:
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
Nine Minutes for The Four Pillars in duet with The Paris Drones recalling The Midwinter Starfield Theme | violin and single-channel electronics | 2012
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 Analog Pillar with its Lowest Primes and The Ersatz Souvenir of The Second Pillar with The High Madora Cornerstone and The Outlying Primal Abyss from Apparitions of The Four Pillars | prime harmonic sine waves, toy organ, voices, cassette boomboxes, to be recorded on cassette tapes | 2010
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
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 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