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Perks

Author: Jon Rose; DIEM
Publisher: Thornton Heath, Surrey, UK : ReR ; Silver Spring, MD : Cuneiform, ℗1996
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For the PERKS performances, a badminton court is set up onstage with contact microphones and accelerometers attached to the racquets and net. These access musical information, such that a piece af music is performed based on cues and movements from a badminton game. Rose uses this two-person musical volley to describe the workings of the two hemispheres of a human brain. The brain being represented belongs to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Art
In art
Named Person: Percy Grainger
Material Type: Music, Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Rose; DIEM
OCLC Number: 489065429
Notes: Forlagsnummer: ReR JR3. Plademærke: ReR. Forlagsnummer: ReR JR3
Performer(s): Jon Rose, with contributions from Elise Lorraine, Stevie Wishart, Phil Minton, Butch Morris and Rainer Linz
Description: 1 cd (56:31 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet
Responsibility: Jon Rose

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For the PERKS performances, a badminton court is set up onstage with contact microphones and accelerometers attached to the racquets and net. These access musical information, such that a piece af music is performed based on cues and movements from a badminton game. Rose uses this two-person musical volley to describe the workings of the two hemispheres of a human brain. The brain being represented belongs to Australian composer Percy Grainger. Throughout the recording, pieces of Grainger's work, as well as short improvisations, are interposed through the movements of the badminton players ."--Allmusic.com

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