Spring 2019

issue # 133

Sound notes

The Musical Colours of Dominique Fils-Aimé

REAL REVOLUTION

On the 2004 live-concert recording Tour de Force, the renowned American poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron introduces his 1981 song “Is That Jazz?”: “Go to your record store [...]

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Manuella Blackburn’s Landline

FIRST-PLACE WINNER, MUSICWORKS' 2018 ELECTRONIC MUSIC COMPOSITION CONTEST

In the pantheon of sounds, the tone, whirr, and ring of the rotary phone belong in the “gone but not forgotten” gallery. If someone’s mobile phone rings à la Ma Bell [...]

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Features

Musicworks 133

WHAT'S INSIDE THE SPRING 2019 ISSUE?

The lively stories in the Spring 2019 issue are sure to spark conversations about the diverse ways that people develop creative ideas and potential.

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Visions of sound

Pleasure Calls, by Camae Ayewa and Carmel Farahbakhsh

ARCHIVING DISTANCE THROUGH SONIC JOY

Pleasure Calls is a collaborative, interdisciplinary installation and performance by Camae Ayewa and Carmel Farahbakhsh that activates revolutionary ways of loving one another. The [...]

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