Sound Sculpture | 1975 A collection of essays by artists surveying the techniques; applications; and future directions of sound sculpture

 

 

CONTENTS

PART I: ESSAYS ON SOUND SCULPTURE

BERNARD BASCHET: Structurcs Sonores
FRANCOIS BASCHET:mStructures Sonores and the Future
A. VILLEMINOT:Sketches of Large Scale Baschet Sound Sculptures
HARRY BERTOIA: Sounding Sculptures
ALLAN KAPROW: Animation: Stephan Von Huene’s Sound Sculptures
STEPHAN VON HUENE: Photo Album
DAVID JACOBS: Notebook
REINHOLD PIEPER MARXHAUSEN: Variations on the Theme for Listening to Door Knobs
CHARLES MATTOX: The Evolution of My Audio-Kinetic Sculptures

PART II: HERITAGES & ATTITUDES

HARRY PARTCH: Monophonic Just Intonation (excerpted)
HARRY PARTCH: No Barriers
LOU HARRISON: Lou Harrison‘s Music Primer (excerptcd)
GYORGY KEPES The New Landscape in Art and Science (excerpted)
R. MURRAY SCHAFER: The Graphics of Musical Thought

PART III: FUTURE DIRECTIONS

DAVID ROSENBOOM Vancouvcr Piece
WALTER WRIGHT: Videotape Kitchen Notes
DAVID ROTHENBERG: Visual Music – A New Art Form
JOHN CHOWNING: The Simulation of Moving Sound Sources (excerpted)
Corporeal Sound Sculpture
COREY FISCHER:Transitions
JOHN GRAYSON: A Sound Awareness Workshop

PART IV: PRACTICAL PROJECTS & POSSIBILITIES

WILLIAM COLVIG: A Western Gamelan
PAUL EARLS: Sounding Space: Drawing Room Music
IVOR DARREG: The Amplifying Clavichord
TONY PRICE: A Musical Carillon
A Concert of Factory Sirens and Steam Whistles
LUIS FRANGELLA: Rain Music II : A Large Scale Environmental Sound Sculpture
MAX DEAN: A Sound Activated Sound Sculpture
Sound Sewage
Selected Readings
A Request to Sound Sculptors

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Sculptures Made From Sound

Cylinder grew out of a desire to create truly complex objects which hint at the overwhelming detail present in nature. Working with Drew Allan we wished to create algorhythmically generated works which would be rapid prototyped using techniques capable of sculpting extremely complex objects.

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