Pages Featuring

David Rosenboom

Pages Featuring

David Rosenboom

Review: Listening Is the New Performing

Ellen Pearlman in Hyperallergic

David Rosenboom surrounded by tools for investigating propositional music, 1978. Photograph by Jacqueline Humbert.

David Rosenboom: Propositional Music

Ongoing Series

A three-day series in collaboration with the Whitney Museum celebrates fifty years of David Rosenboom’s pioneering contributions to American experimental music. A composer, performer, conductor, interdisciplinary artist, author and educator, Rosenboom presents many of his major works, from 1964 to the present.

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David Rosenboom and Tony Martin at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, CT, 1970; courtesy artist.

David Rosenboom: Propositional Music

Continental Divide & How Much Better If Plymouth Rock Had Landed On The Pilgrims

Sun 24 May, 2015, 8pm,
the Whitney Museum: 99 Gansevoort St, NYC 10014

David Rosenboom's "How Much Better If Plymouth Rock..." is among the composer's most radical works; a stellar ensemble performs with animation and live, light compositions. "Continental Divide" articulates harmonic resonances emerging as an opening tritone slowly finds its path to resolution.

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David Rosenboom circa 1990s; photograph by Scott Groller.

David Rosenboom: Propositional Music

Ringing Minds & Choose Your Universe

Sat 23 May, 2015, 8pm,
the Whitney Museum: 99 Gansevoort St, NYC 10014

In "Ringing Minds", David Rosenboom and collaborators extend musical interfacing with human nervous systems, detecting resonances among multiple brains. "Choose Your Universe" is an assemblage in time drawing from several major works, highlighting the vast range of musical types Rosenboom has traversed.

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David Rosenboom at the Electronic Media Studios of York University, Toronto in the early 1970s; courtesy artist.

David Rosenboom: Propositional Music

Advanced Brain-Computer Interfacing in the Arts

Sat 23 May, 2015, 1pm,
the Whitney Museum: 99 Gansevoort St, NYC 10014

The field of Brain-Computer Interfacing has experienced leaps and bounds in technological progress, enabling the pursuit of applications in music and allied arts that could only be imagined before. David Rosenboom, Tim Mullen and Alex Khalil will demonstrate some of these developments first hand.

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William Winant and David Rosenboom, cover image for Zones of Influence, circa 1980s; photograph by Jacqueline Humbert.

David Rosenboom: Propositional Music

Zones of Influence

Fri 22 May, 2015, 8pm,
the Whitney Museum: 99 Gansevoort St, NYC 10014

A landmark work for percussion, electronics, and auxiliary keyboard and glissando instruments, David Rosenboom’s "Zones of Influence" was an early breakthrough linking electroacoustic performance to interactive compositional algorithms. The piece was written expressly for William Winant, who performs here.

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