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Music of Today: DXARTS

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 7:30pm
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The Center for Digital Art and Experimental Media and the School of Music present a program of classic works for loudspeaker orchestra. The New Art: Varèse’s groundbreaking sound “poem,” composed for Le Corbusier’s Philips Pavilion at the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair; Dhomont’s reflection on the birth of musique concrète, the Ars Nova of our time; and Karpen on hearing of music from without and the “imaginary” music from within.


Poème électronique (1958) - Edgard Varèse

Novars (1989) - Francis Dhomont

The Other (1992) - Richard Karpen