Pauline Oliveros: Accordion & Voice (2007)
Classical | EAC (APE, CUE & LOG) | 249 MB
In 1964 at the SanFrancisco Tape Music Center, Pauline Oliveros performed the premiere of her Duo for Accordion & Bandoneon with Possible Myrnah Bird Obligato
with David Tudor on bandoneon, Elizabeth Harris providing the choreography, and Laurel Johnson as Ahed the Mynah. During this time, Oliveros also performed in significant works of her contemporaries like Ramon Sender, Morton Subotnick, and Terry Riley. Sender's Desert Ambulance
, an intermedia work for accordion, tape, film and light projections was written especially for Oliveros and multimedia artist Anthony Martin. Subotnick involved Oliveros for 150 performances of his music for Bertold Brecht's Caucasian Chalk Circle
, written for the Actor's Workshop production at Marine's Memorial Theater in San Francisco, and for the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center, New York City, in 1966. Riley's ground-breaking work, In C for Instruments
, was also premiered at the San Francisco Tape Music Center in 1964 with Oliveros on accordion.