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Digits and Sounds

Celebrating Clarence Barlow
Symposium and Concert on the Life and Legacy of a Pioneer in Computer Music
Freitag 05.07.2024 11:00 - 21:00 Ligeti Zentrum, 10. OG

Clarence Barlow (1945-2023) was a leading protagonist of algorithmic composition and a pioneer in the use of computers in musical composition and related fields. His wide-ranging oeuvre as a composer, interdisciplinary researcher, author and software developer offers the opportunity to examine various facets of his musical and theoretical work.
Two symposia in Cologne and Hamburg are dedicated to a range of artistic and academic aspects of Barlow‘s work and offer personal insights into Barlow‘s life and teaching. In Hamburg, the focus is on sonic,
music-theoretical and compositional aspects. It also deals with interpretative challenges in Barlow‘s works.

programm:
11:00 – 11:30 Presentation 1 –
Georg Hajdu: Learning from the Master
11:30 – 12:00 Presentation 2 –
Richard Barrett: The Journey Continues: Bus Journey to Parametron as a point of departure
12:15 – 12:45 Presentation 3 –
Marc Sabat: Comparing Relative Harmonicities of Pitch Sets Using Harmonic Radius
12:45 – 13:15 Presentation 4 –
Lucie Nezri: Für Simon Jonassohn-Stein, for Orgelpark
14:15 – 14:45 Presentation 5 –
Bernd Härpfer: Building on Barlow‘s Quantification Methods: an extended indispensability
14:45 – 15:15 Presentation 6 –
Juan Sebastian Lach Lau: Gateways in Time and Space: on some derivative music works by Clarence Barlow
15:30 – 16:00 Presentation 7 –
Tom Poller: Revisiting the Nile in July (40 Years Later)
16:00 – 16:30 Presentation 8 –
Purva Gujar: Porting Bhatkhande‘s Hindustani Sangeet Paddhati to Western Staff Notation
17:00 – 18:00 Round Table
18:00 – 19:00 Dinner Reception
19:00 – 20:00 Concert

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