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WTF?! Wednesdays: Alvin Lucier, “Nothing Is Real” (1990)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Alvin Lucier, “Nothing Is Real” (1990)

Composer Alvin Lucier‘s fascination with acoustics and resonance is well-documented.

WTF?! Wednesdays: Alvin Lucier, “I Am Sitting In A Room” (1969)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Alvin Lucier, “I Am Sitting In A Room” (1969)

Now here’s a rather famous piece of process music. Composer Alvin Lucier teases out the resonant frequencies of a room by taping a recitation of a piece of text, playing that recording back out into the room, and then continuing on in a sort of infinite regression.

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