[Local events] Saturday, 4/20: Ear Courage, or the Cosmo-Drama??

David Abel passages at rdrop.com
Tue Apr 8 19:45:15 PDT 2008


Two fantastic concerts on the same night: How to choose?

Well, certainly there's no reason to stay home that night (or rather, no 
reason to go home, after the Spare Room reading in the early evening . . .)

Basic info follows; details below.

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Door No. 1:

Fear No Music, "Ear Courage"
music of Carter, Rzewski, Schiff, Tower, and others

Saturday, April 20, 8:00 pm
(preconcert talk by David Schiff at 7:00 pm)

The Old Church
1422 SW 11th Avenue
tickets at the door


Door No. 2:

Cinema Soloriens and the Cosmo-Drama,
filmmaker James Harrar and musician Marshall Allen

Saturday, April 20, 8:00 pm

Eliot Chapel, Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd.
$5 admission at the door

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Ear Courage

Fear No Music

with special guests
Jason Hardink (piano), Molly Barth (flute), and Kevin Schempf (clarinet)

Program:

Thomas Osborne, And the waves sing because they are moving (piano)
Joan Tower, Tres Lent (Hommage a Messiaen) (cello & piano)
Salvatore Sciarrino, Morte Tamburo (flute)
Frederic Rzewski, Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues (piano)

Michael Johanson, Gravitations (clarinet)
Elliott Carter, 90+ (piano)
David Schiff, Four Seasonal Interludes (violin, cello, flute, clarinet)
Jason Eckardt, A Glimpse Retraced (violin, cello, flute, clarinet, piano)


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Cinema Soloriens and the Cosmo-Drama

A multimedia collaboration between filmmaker James Harrar and legendary 
musician Marshall Allen (longtime associate of Sun Ra). The performance 
consists of James and Marshall, as well as various guest musicians, 
providing a musical accompaniment to James' short films, which are 
"often meditations on beauty, perception, allegory, sensuality, and 
visual phenomena." This time, James and Marshall will be joined by 
drummer Matt Hannafin and electric bassist Adam Reese. The performance 
will also include rare Sun Ra footage from the 60's and 70's. All of the 
films will be making their West Coast premiere. A brief Q & A will follow.








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