Ascolti


Saturday 23 June, 12.00 and 18.00
Spazio YAP – admittance free
curated by Fabrizio Rosso with Giulia Pedace

A brief exploration of the history of musical experimentation: Ascolti is a dual performance devoted to electronic music and featuring the talented students of the Certificate of Advanced Studies in Electronic Music and Sound Design, organized by the Professional University School of Italian Switzerland (SUPSI), in a programme comprising It’s Gonna Rain (Parts I and II), Come Out and Pendulum Music, celebrated tracks by the one of the key figures in the field, Steve Reich, alternating with original electroacoustic compositions executed by selected students from the 2012 course.
Programme for the evening:
Steve Reich, “It’s Gonna Rain” – Part I (1965)
Electroacoustic music on tape, duration: 8’03”
Compositions by the CAS students – Part I

duration: approx. 6’
Steve Reich, “Come out” (1966)
Electroacoustic music on tape, duration: 13’09”
Compositions by the CAS students – Part II
duration: approx. 6’
Steve Reich, “Pendulum Music” (1968)
For microphones, speakers and performers, duration: approx.. 10’
Compositions by the CAS students – Part III
duration: approx. 6’
Steve Reich, “It’s Gonna Rain” – Part II (1965)
Electroacoustic music on tape, duration: 9’47”

A MAXXI B.A.S.E. and CAS-SUPSI, Lugano, coproduction