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Music in the Museum: New Instruments of the Future Past: CU Music
Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 2:00pm
Johnson Museum of Art
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 114 Central Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Music in the Museum: New Instruments of the Future Past: featuring CAGE (Kevin Ernste, Annie Lewandowski, Chris Miller) + The Orchestra of Futurist Noise Intoners, A Performa Commission, Curated and Conducted by Luciano Chessa. Including classical and new works composed for Chessa's reconstructed orchestra of intonarumori alongside newly constructed experimental instruments as well as improvised pieces by Cornell's Music Improvisation Ensemble. Held in conjunction with Marianthi Papalexandri Alexandri's sound installation, Contact Points, which will run in the museum's new wing throughout the day.
Part of the 2018 CCA Biennial, with additional support from the Cornell Electroacoustic Music Center, the Department of Music, and the Sound Arts and Sciences initiative.