ASRL / PERPETUAL 2014
 
Musical Sculpture and Sculptural Music

posted: 04-16-10
Bill Fontana, composer of "sound sculpture"
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Composer Bill Fontana draws musical inspiration from Marcel Duchamp's description of the Large Glass as a form of "musical sculpture" in which sonic relationships can be preserved. While Duchamp applied "musical" principles to his malic forms, Fontana takes a "sculptural" approach to sound in the sense of using sonic elements to define space. He's also against complexity for its own sake.

 

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