Morton Subotnick: “Crowds and Power” and “Silver Apples of the Moon”

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Morton Subotnick: “Crowds and Power” and “Silver Apples of the Moon”

A two-day showcase of digital animations, interactive installations and electronic audio-visual performances by Dartmouth students and alumni and esteemed guest artists.

Friday, June 22, 2018
7:00pm-9:00pm
Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Performances

Synthesizer trailblazer Subotnick performs two original works that bookend 50 years of electronics in music: “Silver Apples of the Moon” (1967), the first electronic music composition commissioned for a recording and an influence for generations of musicians; and “Crowds and Power” (2017), a media tone poem for voice, electronic sound and live imagery. With soprano Joan La Barbara and artist Lillevan. Free.

Part of SHIFT: an array of live arts that kick off summer at the Hop, harkening back to the creative disruption of the 1960s and shifting how we think about music, drama, and identity.

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