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

2011 - 2015 | Voice, Ensemble and Prime Harmonic Sine Waves | 180-240 Minutes



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Reviews

| 2014

Apparitions of The Four Pillars in The Midwinter Starfield under The Astral 789 Duet
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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| 2015

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

Read The Program Notes


Reviews

| 2014

Apparitions of The Four Pillars in The Midwinter Starfield under The Astral 789 Duet
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...
| 2015

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

Part of the Constellations:

The Starfield Symmetry | 2012 - 2016

Voices of The Four Pillars | 2011 - 2016

Apparitions of The Four Pillars and Their Related Primes | 2009 - 2014


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:
Nada Symmetry for The Midwinter Starfield | Voice, Saxophone, Sine Waves, and Pre-Recorded Tracks | 2015
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, Just Intonation Toy Organ, Cassette Boomboxes, to be recorded on Cassette Tapes | 2010
The Primal Duet in The Starfield Symmetry | Sine Waves, Voice, and Trombone | 2014
The First Pillar Imploding The Principal Drone Under The Addition Of 9 In Melodic Counterpoint From Apparitions Of the Four Pillars | Voice and Pitch Shifting Vocal Drones to be recorded on Cassette Tapes | 2013
Voices of The Four Pillars | | 2016
The Third Pillar with its Lowest Primes and Memories of The Second Pillar from Apparitions of The Four Pillars | Prime Harmonic Sine Waves, Soloists and Cantus Firmus | 2010
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, Just Intonation Toy Organ, Voices, Cassette Boomboxes, to be recorded on Cassette Tapes | 2010