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Kerosene Palace

Kerosene Palace, for orchestra and electronics

by Scott Rubin, for David Milnes and the University of California Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

Kerosene Palace is a work scored for orchestra and electronics, which was written for David Milnes and the University of California Berkeley Symphony Orchestra. The electronics, composed of fixed soundfiles created by the composer that were cued during the performance. The diffusion of the electronic sound was supported with equipment and funds supplied by the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies.

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Jian Feng

CNMAT Visiting Scholar, Jian Feng is a composer, an associate professor and the director of Computer Music Composition and Research Center in Wuhan Conservatory of Music, China. She also serves as the deputy secretary general and the member of the Council for Electroacoustic Music Association of China (EMAC).

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Jean Bresson: Interactive visual programming systems for music composition

Jean Bresson (IRCAM) was in residence at CNMAT as a Fulbright visiting scholar from Feb. to Aug., 2016, carrying out a research fellowship entitled "Interactive visual programming systems for music composition". The objectives of this project, framed in the development of computer-aided composition software, were to explore multimedia interactions in compositional processes, and integrate CNMAT technology and approaches in the OpenMusic environment.

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Anthony Paul De Ritis: Electroacoustic Music, in memorium: David Wessel

Albany Records has released a new CD by composer Anthony Paul De Ritis: Electroacoustic Music, In memorium: David Wessel

Composer Anthony Paul De Ritis began studying with David Wessel at the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies after returning from his studies at the American Conservatory in Fontainebleau. Wessel exerted a tremendous influence on De Ritis, both as a teacher and as a person. This recording of De Ritis' music is a tribute to David Wessel.

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Allain Gaussin

Monday, April 23, 3-5 p.m. Composer Allain Gaussin presents a lecture on time in his music: Les Spirales Vertigineuses du Temps (The Vertiginous Spirals of Time).   

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Martin Matalon

The UC Berkeley Department of Music, CNMAT and Cal Performances present Bloch Lecturer Martin Matalon.

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Freedom from Fear (2017)

Freedom from Fear (2017)
for oboe, two speaker arrays (6 around the audience and 4.2 on stage) and lights
Composed/electronics by Maija Hynninen
Performed by Kyle Bruckmann, oboe
‘sounDome’ homemade speakers manufactured by Maija Hynninen, designed by Roberto Ortiz-Soto and Maija Hynninen, programmed by Ilya Rostovtsev.
Audio production and installation by Jeremy Wagner and Maija Hynninen

Special thanks to Eric Paulos and CITRIS Invention Lab staff for all help and support with the 'sounDome'.

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Open Cylinder Larsen Tone Audio Feedback Instrumental Prototype

This audio feedback system is being developed by Ph.D. student Jason Cress, at the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies in Berkeley, CA. It is a prototype designed to digitally manage or “shape” Larsen tone audio feedback as it resonates through various media. In this case, air pressure waves are produced by a loudspeaker, routed through a configuration of pipes, split at an angle greater than 90 degrees, and picked up by a microphone on the other end.

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negative expanse (2017)

negative expanse (2017)

For amplified string quartet and 8-channel speaker environment

Composed by Jon Kulpa

Performed by Friction Quartet

Commissioned by Sounds of Science Commissioning Club

Audio production and installation by Jeremy Wagner

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Jon Yu

Jon Yu (b. 1988) is a Taiwanese-American composer whose works explore notions of ritual, utility, and excess. His music has been performed in Germany, Singapore, and throughout the United States by ensembles and soloists such as Mivos Quartet, Ensemble Signal, Wet Ink Ensemble, Trio SurPlus, Eco Ensemble, Transient Canvas, clarinetist Matt Ingalls, saxophonist Brien Henderson, trumpeter Chad Goodman, and haegeum player Soo Yeon Lyuh.

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Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan (b. 1995) is an experimental composer and bassist based in Berkeley, California. His music has been featured in festivals such as Yellow Barn Young Artists Program, Valencia International Performance Academy, Summer Institute of Contemporary Performance Practice, and Wellesley Composers Conference. 

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ironic erratic erotic

ironic erratic erotic is a trio composed for dancer, tuba, contrabass, and motion-sensitive live electronics. It was premiered at Labor Neunzehn in Berin in May 2017 by Yuri Shimaoka (dance), Jack Adler-McKean (tuba), and Adam Goodwin (contrabass).