Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Notations 5: Lamb and Polansky

Better late than never, here is the fifth installment of Notations! Inspired by Cage's 1969 bookNotations is a collection of graphic scores, hand drawn music calligraphy, computer code, compositional sketches, text scores, and other innovative forms of musical notation.

Every Monday we'll showcase notation by two different composers, primarily focusing on those local to Los Angeles. This week's composers are Cat Lamb and Larry Polansky

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line/shadow by Cat Lamb.
(view full score here)

Catherine Lamb (b. 1982, Olympia, WA., U.S.A.) is a composer/violist exploring sound through (mostly) intimate ensembles and solo work. She is interested in microscopic color variances in narrow bands, often with an ever-opening form. She is currently listening/ composing/ teaching/ playing/ working in Berlin

More info at sacredrealism.org/catlamb

Psaltery by Larry Polansky

Larry Polansky (b. 1954) is a composer, theorist, teacher, writer, performer, programmer, editor and publisher. He lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, is codirector and co-founder of Frog Peak Music, and teaches at Dartmouth College.

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