Some objects seem particularly suitable for use in preparing loudspeakers. Perhaps ping pong balls were favored objects for this due to their lightness and characteristic sound. Comparing several of these set-ups reveals that—fortunately!—using a similar technology can still result in … read more
p. 134 Eliane Radigue
A documentation on Eliane Radigue. She mentions how she places loudspeakers in the concert hall at 10’00”:… read more
p. 128 Guai ai gelidi mostri by Luigi Nono
Guai ai gelidi mostri (1983) by Luigi Nono, with live electronics on 10 loudspeakers in the concert hall (of which you won’t hear anything on youtube of course…). A piece to hear live in the concert hall!
p. 107 Streetwalker by Ellen Fullman
Streetwalker (1980) by Ellen Fullman, amplifying the skirt with contact microphones:
p. 99 Three Short Stories and an Apotheosis by Annea Lockwood
A short fragment of Three Short Stories and an Apotheosis (1985) by Annea Lockwood. You hear the audience throwing the loudspeaker ball (and laughing while doing this).
This fragment comes from the radio show Speaking of Music with Annea Lockwood … read more
p. 99 Speaker Swinging by Gordon Monahan
Speaker Swinging (1982) by Gordon Monahan: