Pianos
New York, NY
Sunday, March 27, 2011

There was a long gap of time where I didn’t perform any solo concerts of my microtonal guitar music. Seven years to the date.

Here’s what it looked like. Listen and hear what it sounded like…not a loud recording, so you’ll have to turn it up a bit.

13 limit just intonation guitar. Thanks to James Ross who set up the concert and recorded video.

website: http://biink.com/db


hyperbolic paraboloidAlvin Lucier – I Am Sitting in a Room (Lovely Music)
Alvin Lucier – Music on a Long Thin Wire (Lovely Music)
Steve Reich – Triple Quartet, Music for a Large Ensemble, Electric
Guitar Phase (Nonesuch)
Terry Riley, Steffen Schleirmacher – Keyboard Studies (DG Scene)
Terry Riley – Les Yeaux Fermés/ Lifespan (Elision Fields)
Terry Riley, Zeitgeist – Intuitive Leaps (Work Music London)
Fripp and Eno – Evening Star (Editions EG)
Harold Budd – In The Mist (Darla)
Morton Feldman – Coptic Light (Argo)

The Orb – History of the Future (Island)
Kraftwerk – Kraftwerk (Philips)
Kraftwerk – Kraftwerk II (Philips)
Kraftwerk – Ralf und Florian (Philips/Vertigo)

Miles Davis: Miles At The Fillmore – Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series Vol. 3
Ralph Towner with Glenn Moore – Solos, Trios (ECM)
Ralph Towner – Diary (ECM)
Miroslav Vitous – Universal Syncopations II (ECM)

405px-Ostara_by_Johannes_Gehrts

Things I heard this week…

Danilo Perez – Across the Crystal Sea (Decca US)
Garry Burton and Keith Jarrett – Throb (Atlantic)
Keith Jarrett – Death and the Flower (Impulse!)
Keith Jarrett – Back Hand (Impulse!)
Andrew Hill – Point of Departure (Blue Note)
Supersax Plays Bird (Capitol)
Ruth Laredo, Alexander Scriabin – the Complete Piano Sonatas (Nonesuch)
Michael Gordon – Rushes (Cantaloupe Music)
Terry Riley and Stefano Scodonibbio – Lazy Afternoon Among the Crocodiles (Pierrot Lunaire)
Terry Riley and Stefano Scodonibbio – Diamond Fiddle Music (Wergo)
Jon Hassell – Magic Realism, vol 2: Maarifa Street (Nyen)
Jon Hassell – Fascinoma (Water Lilly Acoustics)
Emerson, Lake and Palmer – Trilogy (Atlantic)
Robert Fripp and Brian Eno – Beyond Even (Opal)
Rick Wakeman – the Six Wives of Henry the Eighth (A&M)
Rick Wakeman – Journey to the Centre of the Earth (A&M)
Transatlantic – Kaleidoscope (Inside Out)
Opeth – Heritage (Roadrunner Records)

27002_1395369957359_4712863_nIgor Stravinsky at Avery Fisher Hall in 1966.

Alice Coltrane – Translinear Light (Impulse!)
Alice Coltrane – a Monastic Trio (Impulse!)
Ravi Coltrane – Live at the Village Vanguard (streaming from NPR)
Sam Rivers – Hues (Impulse!)
Ornette Coleman – Crisis (Impulse!)
Stravinsky conducts Stravinsky (CBS)
The Bad Plus – The Rite Of Spring (Sony)
Tord Gustavsen – Extended Circle (ECM)
Stanley Clark – Children of Forever (Polydor)
John Cage – Complete String Quartets I & II (Mode)
John Cage – the Works for Piano 4 (Mode)
John Cage – the Works for Piano 7 (Mode)
Harold Budd and John Foxx – Tranlucence + Drift Music (Edsel Records)
The Beatles – Revolver & Rubber Soul

Moon_Venus_conj_20A rare case of self promotion here, I don’t know if this will be a regular feature or not.

Venus and a Moon setting in the West, a view through the trees (1999)
David Beardsley
synthesizer

Synthesizer improvisation, 1999. Korg 05R/W tuned in the system of intervals from the harmonic series known as just intonation.

Listen here.

…and there’s a few hours of music here too.

I don’t know how long this track will be on line, so check it out now.

photo: Johannes Schedler, Panther Observatory

Strumming Music for the Bournville Carillon 2010Charlemagne Palestine - Strumming Music for the Bournville Carillon 2010

Charlemagne Palestine – Schlongo!!!daLUVdrone (Cortical Foundation)
Charlemagne Palestine – Schlingen Blängen (New World Records)
Charlemagne Palestine – From Etude to Cataclysms for the Doppio Borgato (Sub Rosa SR272)
Kientzy Plays Johnson (Pogus)
Tom Johnson – the Chord Catalog (Experimental Intermedia)
Jürg Frey – Piano Music (Irritable Hedgehog)
Wendy Carlos – Switched on Bach II (CBS Masterworks)
Philip Glass – The Orphée Suite for Piano (Orange Mountain Music)
Steve Reich – You Are (Variations) (Nonesuch)
Alberto Ambrosini – Italian Harp Music (Naxos)
Jack DeJohnette, John Patitucci & Danilo Perez – Music We Are (Golden Beams/Kindred Rhythm)
Jon Hassell – Vernal Equinox (Lovely Music)
Leo Smith – Ten Freedom Summers (Cuniform)
The Allman Brothers Band – Play All Night: Live At The Beacon Theatre 1992 (Legacy)
The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour

Night After Night

thoughts about music by David Beardsley.

Rahway Rising

A blog about all things redevelopment

The Watchful Ear

thoughts about music by David Beardsley.

Musica Kaleidoskopea

a kaleidoscopic view of music

Disquiet

thoughts about music by David Beardsley.

Austronesian Outpost of Anaphoria

thoughts about music by David Beardsley.

Christian B. Carey

Composer, writer, performer

Rudi Seitz

Music, Word, and Image

phonaut

:: esotronic network ::

Make Your Own Taste

A blog about good music and nothing else

Articulate Silences

Tacet / Tacet / Tacet

The Review Revue

Jazz reviews, New and Old.

David Rothenberg

musician, composer, author and philosopher-naturalist

Pinknoyze

Some Stuff

Professorscosco

Scott Healy's Jazz Composition Blog: Writing, Arranging and Listening

Avant Music News

A source for news on music that is challenging, interesting, different, progressive, introspective, or just plain weird

Do The Math

thoughts about music by David Beardsley.

grexsounds

Just another WordPress.com site

Music

thoughts about music by David Beardsley.

destination: OUT

thoughts about music by David Beardsley.

Sequenza21/

thoughts about music by David Beardsley.

Renewable Music

thoughts about music by David Beardsley.

Miniatures Blog

thoughts about music by David Beardsley.

thoughts about music by David Beardsley.

Mixed Meters

thoughts about music by David Beardsley.

PostClassic

thoughts about music by David Beardsley.

Bob Gluck's Blog

Just another WordPress.com site

between sound and space

an ECM Records resource (and beyond)

Today Is The Question: Ted Panken on Music, Politics and the Arts

My thoughts and writings on jazz and the world around it.

davidtoop

a sinister resonance

PostClassic

Kyle Gann on music after the fact

Just Tuning In

musings on music

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.