mmm018 Sunday, August 26, 2012
18th music meeting (August 26, 2012)
tENT waits on stoop w/ red wine
Ben & tENT talk about Stockhausen's "Mittwoch aus Light" wch we'd recently witnessed live streaming of
Rob arrives & leaves to get beer
Rob returns, we go inside, all 4 play the 4 simultaneous CDs of The Flaming Lips' "Zaireeka" - specifically track 8: "The Big Ol' Bug is the New Baby Now"
Rob gives Ben a CD copy of Art Pepper's "The Discovery Sessions" - tracks 1 & 2: "Nutmeg" & "The Way You Look Tonight"
Rob says "This Mahavishnu stuff is hilarious" & we listen to "The Noonward Race" from "The Inner Mounting Flame"
Hyla says there was a marionette theater for adults in Shady Side for 20 yrs & tells the story about learning about it
tENT talks about Charles Henri Valentine Morhage Alkan & plays a recording of Ronald Smith playing the 1st mvmt of Alkan's "Trois Grande Etudes pour les Deux Mains Separés et Réunies"
- the 1st mnmt's for left hand only
Ben plays the Tom Lehrer Collection DVD:
"Live in Oslo 1967":
"National Brotherhood Week" & "The Vatican Rag"
1980 tv show - the Michael Parkinson Show:
"I got it from Agnes"
1998: "Poisoning Pigeons in the Park"
Hyla plays "A Ditty of Sunan" erhu (& other instruments) music played by Chen Jie-Bing from "Spirit on 2 Strings" CD + "Galloping War Horses" - wch tENT points out as another example of what he calls "Giddyup Music"
Simultaneously looking at Lehrer songbook:
"Smut" & "A Christmas Carol", etc..
Hyla plays Eyvind Kang (student w/ Michael White - Hyla went to school w/ him)
She plays a Tzadik CD called "The Story of Iceland"
(Kang's Icelandic/Korean) - track 05:
2nd half of "Hour of Fair Karma"
- oud, acoustic & electric guitar, bass, percussion w/ 2 other musicians (one's Bill Frissell)
Talking about Bill Frissell
Talking about the Brainpang instigated originality thread on mm
Rob brings up 3 points about originality
Ben leaves @ 9:05
Hyla plays Eyvind Kang's "7 Nades" CD
- he's a concept album kindof a guy - tracks 7 & 8
tENT plays his new sampling piece entitled
"The Only Jealousy of Cascando McKenna"
Here's version 10 of it that tENT recorded the next day:
[the original minutes included an MP3 that's not included here]
Rob plays 1st track of his new "Moustache Brothers" CD recorded w/ his former guitar student Issac playing circuit-bent instruments
- CD's called "Testicle Brain" - we listen to 1st 3 tracks:
"The Last of the Mohicans"
tENT plays "Life Would be Wonderful: from Residents' DVD "Demons Dance Alone" (2002)
Rob & Hyla leave 10:30ish
A good time was had by all (probably)
to the mm index
forward to mm 19
backward to mm 17
to the tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE movie-making "Press: Criticism, Interviews, Reviews" home-page
to the "tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE - Sprocket Scientist" home-page
to the "FLICKER" home-page for the alternative cinematic experience
to find out more about why the S.P.C.S.M.E.F. (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Sea Monkeys by Experimental Filmmakers) is so important
for A Mere Outline for One Aspect of a Book on Mystery Catalysts, Guerrilla Playfare, booed usic, Mad Scientist Didactions, Acts of As-Beenism, So-Called Whatevers, Psychopathfinding, Uncerts, Air Dressing, Practicing Promotextuality, Imp Activism, etc..
for info on tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE's tape/CD publishing label: WIdémoUTH
to see an underdeveloped site re the N.A.A.M.C.P. (National Association for the Advancement of Multi-Colored Peoples)