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Alvin Lucier
A Celebration
Andrea Miller-Keller, ed.; Alvin Lucier, contrib.; Michael Roth, intro.; Nicolas Collins, contrib.; Ronald Kuivila, contrib.

2012 • 48 pp. 8 illus. 8 x 8 1/2"

$19.95 Paperback, 978-0-8195-7279-0
$15.99 Ebook, 978-0-8195-7280-6

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A tribute to the work and influence of this groundbreaking composer

This small, striking book commemorates the career of experimental music composer Alvin Lucier, and features an interview with Lucier and curator Andrea Miller-Keller, essays by Nicolas Collins, Ronald Kuivila, Michael Roth and Pamela Tatge, and details of a symposium, exhibit and special performances of Lucier’s work held at Wesleyan University, November 4-6, 2011. Lucier has pioneered in many areas of music composition and performance, including the notation of performers' physical gestures, the use of brain waves in live performance, the generation of visual imagery by sound in vibrating media, and the evocation of room acoustics for musical purposes. From 1970 to 2011 he taught at Wesleyan University where he was John Spencer Camp Professor of Music. Lucier performs, lectures and exhibits his sound installations extensively in the United States, Europe and Asia.

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ANDREA MILLER-KELLER worked at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art from 1969 to 1998 and was the founding curator of MATRIX. She has organized over 150 exhibitions, including the first retrospective of Sol LeWitt wall drawings, and was a co-curator of the 2000 Whitney Biennial.

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