Category Archives: understanding sound

composers speak about and demonstrate their work

listening s(((o)))unday:
Listening Fo[u]r

06/12/11 | sunday | 4:00 PM | free

listening room | studio 101
924 lincoln road, miami beach
rsvp by 6.10.2011: info@subtropics.org
first come, first served

the fourth in a series of free listening gatherings and discussions hosted by sfca [isaw+subtropics.org] at artcenter / south florida, in our listening room studio located at 924 lincoln road.

our listening room is equipped with eight channels of discrete audio and only 15 chairs … assuring an immersing intimate sound experience.

we recommend that you make reservations and arrive 15 minutes before showtime since your spaces can not be guarantied.

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the listening s(((o)))unday series is possible because of

listeners like you

and is supported by a grant from
City of Miami Beach, Cultural Arts Program, and the Cultural Arts Council

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listening s(((o)))unday:
Listening T[w]o

listening s(((o)))unday
listening t[w]o

sunday, april 17, 2011
showtimes: 4:00 + 6:30 PM – free

listening room | studio 101
924 lincoln road, miami beach
first come, first served, or
rsvp by 4.15.2011: info@subtropics.org

Gustavo Matamoros discusses ideas about sound and its potential content-base interpretation as language in music through listening examples.  Based on the notions of monophony, polyphony and homophony as musical strategies for organizing sound through history he attempts to establish a comparison in intent between two siblings … musicians and sound artists.

Listen to the full session …

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anatomy of the presentation …

opening our ears to sound vs. selecting what to focus our attention on … microphones don’t have a brain … growing outside the music box … plug: Listening Gallery, a site-specific station for sound art … a pause button for the word: ideas about sound and musical language … a little room for the sound artist: thinking technology and space … constructing sound from scratch …

listening examples in support of three simple musical ideas and their connection to sound and language

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listening s(((o)))undays is possible because of

listeners like you

and is supported by a grant from
City of Miami Beach, Cultural Arts Program, and the Cultural Arts Council.

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