Tag: Vocal

1 – Scott Cazan – ‘Outliers’ – West Coast Soundings – United States, 2010

Outliers from Scott Cazan on Vimeo.
Performed by The Toomai String Quintet

Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin
Pala García, violin
Erin Wight, viola
John Popham, cello
Andrew Roitstein, bass
Composition by Scott Cazan
A work for any number of musicians in which pitches that are heard most often are slowly removed from […]

[ 14 February , 2015; 20:00; ]
Easterween and Niagra
Feb 14, 2015 @ 8pm

Western Front
303 8 AVE E, Vancouver, BC
V5T 1S1
Advance $15/10; Door $20/15 BUY TICKETS

As a lead up to the VOICE OVER mind Festival, UK/Toronto’s John Southworth and Andrew Downing lament the never-ending winter with the surreal cabaret song cycle of Easterween. Southworth’s genre-defying balladry meets up with Downing’s Klezmer-Stravinskyesque arrangements yet again […]

Karina Irvine’s text is a slice of magic realism which weaves through 8 ambient/drone tracks (see the playlist above) as “touch points” and subsequently generates a soundscape show (the podcast below).

All movement, the great horizon, the journey, is a spasm of forgetting, which bends in the bubble of forgetting. — César Aira
She was sitting in […]

[ 5 September , 2013; 19:00 to 22:00. 6 September , 2013; 19:00 to 22:00. ]
Richard Armstrong teaching at the Banff Centre. Photo by Don Lee.

Sept 5 & 6, 2013 @ 7-10PM

Earlybird Registration (until Aug 9): $160
Regular Registration: $175

Space is limited. Advance registration required.
To register contact: newmusicadmin@front.bc.ca

“Voice is body. Body is voice … The voice is a product of the human being, of the human essence.” – From A Vocal Journey: Conversations with Richard Armstrong

Led […]

I’m sure most of our readers don’t need a history lesson on Yoshi Wada, or the contemporaneous music of his era. Nor should we necessarily review the influences and experiences of Fluxus or Hinduism: as interesting as the conflicts and confluences of the two practices are, that dichotomy has been well-mined for meaning in relation […]