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Alvin Lucier (born May 14, 1931) is an American composer of music and sound installations exploring acoustic phenomena, especially resonance, as well as a former member of the Sonic Arts Union along with Robert Ashley, David Behrman, and Gordon Mumma.

As a self-acknowledged composer of experimental music, Lucier's compositions sometimes deal with elements of indeterminacy. Much of his work is heavily informed by science, revolving around the physical properties of sound itself: resonance of spaces, phase interference between closely-tuned pitches… read more

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  • Avatar for affasf
    "sunn o)))? those pussies?" - Alvin Lucier
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    beyond music but still musical
    after listened almost 30 minutes of I'm sitting in a room, a heavy painhead started and I really dont know why... but was a great experience! Alvin, you're a genius
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    He is coming to Ireland with Eliane Radigue for those interested- Louth Contemporary Music Society presents Sounds in Space: the unique musical visions of composers Alvin Lucier and Eliane Radigue 20 June 2014 at 8pm Dundalk Gaol (info:
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    I am sitting in a room different from the one you are in now…
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    just uploaded several hi-resolution photos. check them out, vote.
  • Avatar for TristanLR
    I first heard Lucier in 2004, around the same time I found a copy of ‘Crossings’ – a collection of scores up to about 1978. From that moment his music and philosophy towards composition, the role of technology, perception and (most importantly) listening, changed my life forever.
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    Avant Garde Radio

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