A new perspective article by Rosenboom, "Active imaginative listening—a neuromusical critique", has been published by Frontiers in Neuroscience, Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience, in a special issue on the research topic, the musical brain. The article is freely accessible on the Frontiers website. Click on event heading for the URL.
Aug 22 2014 - 3:00am
The September 2014 issue of The Wire, one of the most widely disseminated magazines on contemporary music, includes a major, feature article by Julian Cowley on David Rosenboom's life and work. Concurrent with that, The Wire website is streaming a selection of audio and video examples at these URLs. For audio ** http://www.thewire.co.uk/audio/tracks/listen-david-rosenboom-compositions ** For video: ** http://www.thewire.co.uk/video **
Aug 14 2014 - 9:00am
Zones of Influence (1984-85) is a propositional cosmology activated in music. Written for percussion virtuoso William Winant, this five-part, concert-length work for percussion soloist with instruments linked via sensors to real-time compositional algorithms that generate electronic sound worlds, noise constructions, gliding sound shapes, morphological dynamics that bend melodies in to arrays of counterpoint, auxiliary keyboard and glissando parts, and more. In Zones of Influence, models of worlds become instruments. This double-CD recording from Pogus Productions contains the first-ever completely realized version and includes a booklet with an article about the work and its history.
Jun 23 2014 - 9:00am

" David Rosenboom is a composer, performer, interdisciplinary artist, author and educator known as a pioneer in American experimental music. Since the 1960s, he has explored ideas about the spontaneous evolution of musical forms, languages for improvisation, new techniques in scoring for ensembles, multi-disciplinary composition and performance, cross-cultural collaborations, performance art and literature, interactive multi-media and new instrument technologies, generative algorithmic systems, art-science research and philosophy, and extended musical interface with the human nervous system."

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