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  David Tudor - Rainforest
Tudor could pick up the vibrations of any of these objects via a contact microphone, feed it back into his controls for filtering and mixing, and then redistribute the sound out again to some other object or a conventional loudspeaker.
David Tudor was a brilliant pianist and conceptualist, without whom many important scores of the 50s and 60s would neither have been composed nor realised.
Tudor’s Rainforest choice for the record is quite arbitrary -- you could be listening to a three-dimensional sculpture garden, or be in the pit of Moby Dick’s stomach.
www.moderecords.com /catalog/064tudor.html   (2453 words)

  
  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/David Tudor
David Eugene Tudor (January 20, 1926 - August 13, 1996) was a pianist and composer of experimental music.
Tudor also gave early performances of works by Morton Feldman and La Monte Young.
The composer with which Tudor is particularly associated is John Cage.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/David_Tudor   (284 words)

  
 DAVID TUDOR: Electronics
David Tudor's manipulations of electronic circuits are legendary.
His alterations were usually the result of a great deal of experimentaion in which diagrams and sketches were used in the conceptual stage as well as for documenting his work.
As was the norm with David Tudor, none of the inputs, outputs, or controls have a label.
www.emf.org /tudor/Electronics/electronics.html   (297 words)

  
 David Tudor
David Tudor was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1926.
These composers often wrote works expressly for Tudor and a number of them stated that Tudor's unerring ability to find his own imaginative and virtuoso solutions to the often puzzling and sometimes deliberately difficult problems of notation and performance was essential to the actual composition of their music.
Tudor's several collaborations with visual artist Jacqueline Monnier included the development of a kite environment installed at the Whitney Museum (Philip Morris) in 1986, at the exhibition "Klangraume" in Dusseldorf in 1988, and at the Jack Tilton Gallery in New York City in 1990.
www.lovely.com /bios/tudor.html   (880 words)

  
 DAVID TUDOR: Piano Music
The photo to the right is of David Tudor's piano in his studio at Stony Point, NY.
From the late 40's to the late 60's David Tudor was known primarily as a pianist, interpreting the music of, and working with the contemporary composers of his own time.
David Tudor, in concert, Stockholm, Sweden, September 1964 (In Swedish)
www.emf.org /tudor/Piano/piano.html   (221 words)

  
 The Art of David Tudor (Research at the Getty)
This digital resource is a gateway to the David Tudor papers and related collections of the Research Library at the Getty Research Institute, providing links to online library records and collection finding aids.
It documents and complements the Getty Research Institute symposium "The Art of David Tudor: Indeterminacy and Performance in Postwar Culture," organized in collaboration with the California Institute of the Arts School of Music, which took place in May 2001 at the Getty Center.
This third phase opens new avenues for research on Tudor and his contemporaries by providing a scholarly biography based on little-known sources in Tudor's archive, a glossary, biographies of artists and collaborators, and a list of citations for further reading — including references to outside repositories and Web sites.
www.getty.edu /research/tools/digital/davidtudor   (416 words)

  
 DAVID TUDOR: biography
Tudor gradually ended his active career as a pianist, turning exclusively to the composition of live electronic music.
Tudor was one of four Core Artists who collaborated on the design of the Pepsi Pavilion for Expo '70, Osaka, Japan, a project of Experiments in Art and Technology, Inc. Many of Tudor's compositions have involved collaborative visual forces: light systems, laser projections, dance, theater, television, film.
Tudor's several collaborations with visual artist Jacqueline Monnier included the development of a kite environment installed at the Whitney Museum (Philip Morris, NYC) in 1986, at the exhibition "Klangraume" in Dusseldorf in 1988, and at the Jack Tilton Gallery in New York City in 1990.
www.emf.org /tudor/Life/biography.html   (389 words)

  
 The Deep Listening® Catalog - DAVID TUDOR
A colloboration with Pauline Oliveros and David Tudor, the three compositions on this recording feature the bandoneon, a polyphonic, metal-reed instrument of the concertina family.
David Tudor is something of a legend in the world of American experimental music.
In the late 1960s, Tudor gradually ended his career as a pianist and begin to focus on, and develop, what was later called "live electronic music." He became immersed in electronic performance and worked on compositional, technical and manufacturing developments in the medium.
www.deeplistening.org /dlc/79tudor.html   (449 words)

  
 DAVID TUDOR: about this site
David Tudor is without question one of the premier figures in the performance of new music since the middle of this century.
As a composer, Tudor chose specific electronic components and their interconnections to define both composition and performance drawing upon resources that were both flexible and complex.
In creating this comprehensive database, we hope to help open David Tudor's music to a wider audience and provide a platform for learning as well as for input from those who have been touched by his influence.
www.emf.org /tudor/About/about.html   (198 words)

  
 The David Tudor Pages
Check out the interesting story behind Robert Hauk's recent "chance" aquisition of David Tudor's bandoneon in the stories and anecdotes page.
The David Tudor Symposium, "The Art of David Tudor: Indeterminacy and Performance in Postwar Culture" held from May 17-20, 2001 was a success.
Tudor's infamous installation piece, Rainforest IV has been revived and is alive and kicking.
www.emf.org /tudor   (326 words)

  
 David Tudor 1926 - 1996
Stories that we have collected that were either told by David or are about him.
David Patterson recounts his observations at the memorial celebration of David Tudor held on September 17, 1996.
It consists of 1 minute compositions written in memory of David Tudor.
www.emf.org /tudor/Life/reflections.html   (148 words)

  
 DAVID TUDOR: Articles
An overview of Tudor's work in the area of live electronics, beginning with his collaboration with John Cage.
Short stories about David Tudor from John Cage's piece Indeterminacy, as published in "Silence".
Describes the collaboration between Warthman and Tudor (and others) in the creation of the Neural Network Synthesizer.
www.emf.org /tudor/Articles/articles.html   (215 words)

  
 1996 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The paper had been prepared for him by Richard Perle, Donald Rumsfeld, Doug Feith, David Wurmser and John R. Bolton.
March 26 - David Packard, American engineer (b.
August 13 - David Tudor, American pianist and composer (b.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1996   (3402 words)

  
 DAVID TUDOR: Chronology of Works
David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, John D.S. Adams, D'Arcy Philip Gray
John Cage, David Behrman, Lowell Cross, Gordon Mumma
19th century piano music selected by David Tudor
www.emf.org /tudor/Works/works.html   (160 words)

  
 August 13 Deaths in History
August 13, 1996 David Randall, priest, dies at 49
August 13, 1996 David Tudor, composer, dies at 70
August 13, 1992 David Kaplan, news director (ABC), killed in Sarajevo Yugoslavia
www.brainyhistory.com /daysdeath/death_august_13.html   (862 words)

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