. . .on the telephone

conversations with contemporary composers

Pauline Oliveros
wheel of time: genesis of a california composer

Recorded while Pauline Oliveros was in residence at Mills College in Oakland, California. She talks about her initial move to the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1950s and her development as a composer living in California through to the 1980s. The interview concludes with a brief discussion of Oliveros’ composition The Wheel of Time for string quartet and computer generated tape.

Recorded on October 21, 1996.
Interviewer: Douglas Cohen.


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Pauline Oliveros
The Wheel of Time

excerpt from the beginning of The Wheel of Time

Commissioned by the Kronos quartet, this excerpt is from a 1983 performance at the California Institute of the Arts’ Contemporary Music Festival.

The Wheel of Time 1997 Pauline Oliveros.
Scores and recordings of
Pauline Oliveros’ works are available from Deep Listening Publications.


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Carl Stone
quad composition in a stereo world

A discussion of the changes in music technology from the '70s to the '90s and how these relate to Carl Stone's music. It concludes with a discussion of his most recent composition for dance, nyala.

Recorded on October 19, 1996.
Interviewer: Douglas Cohen.


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Carl Stone
nyala

excerpt from nyala: fourth section

nyala 1996 Carl Stone / Electro-Acoustic Music.
The Compact Disc (em:t 1196) is available from
Electro-Acoustic Music.


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