resource guide 16: Alvin Lucier

sources:
official site
works
gardenvariety booklet
Material Press page (scores)
Lovely Music page (recordings)
Ostrava Days (extended bio)
Pytheas Music page
Music with Roots in the Aether
No Ideas But In Things (trailer)
The Music of Alvin Lucier

books:
Alvin Lucier: A Celebration

Alvin Lucier: A Celebration
Chambers: Scores by Alvin Lucier

Music 109: Notes on Experimental Music

Reflections
reflections

interviews/writings/talks:
EMF interview
Thoughts on Installations
“The Tools of My Trade,” in Contiguous Lines
Interview with Anton Rovner
1981
January 1983
June 1986
April 2000
October 2001
May 2003
February 2005
September 2006
November 2007
February 2010
October 2012
February 2001
October 2009

pieces:

Fragments for strings (1961)

Elegy for Albert Anastasia (1962-1965)
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Action Music (1962)
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Composition for Pianist and Mother (1964)
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Music for Solo Performer (1965)
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CD

Shelter (1967)
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North American Time Capsule (1967)
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LP

Chambers (1968)
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Vespers (1968)
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Hymn (1970)
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(Hartford) Memory Space (1970)
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CD

“I am sitting in a room” (1970)
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Quasimodo the Great Lover (1970)
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The Duke of York (1971)
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Gentle Fire (1971)
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The Queen of the South (1972)
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The Fires in the Minds of the Dancers (1974)
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Still and Moving Lines of Silence in Families of Hyperbolas (1973-1974, 1984)
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CD

Outlines of Persons and Things (1975)
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Bird and Person Dyning (1975)
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Tyndall Orchestrations (1976)
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Music on a Long Thin Wire (1977)
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Directions of Sounds from the Bridge (1978)
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Clocker (1978)
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The Only Talking Machine of Its Kind in the World (1969)
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Lullaby (for Amanda) (1980)
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Music for Pure Waves, Bass Drums and Acoustic Pendulums (1980)
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LP

Sferics (1981)
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LP CD

Risonanza (1982)
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Music for Alpha Waves, Assorted Percussion, and Automated Coded Relays (1982)
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Crossings (1982)
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Seesaw (1983)
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Max/MSP patch

In Memoriam Jon Higgins (1984)
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CD

Septet (1985)

Sound on Paper (1985)
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LP

A Tribute to James Tenney (1986)
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Kettles (1987)
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Fideliotrio (1987)
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Silver Streetcar for the Orchestra (1988) for amplified triangle
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Carbon Copies (1989) for saxophone, piano, percussion and environmental recordings
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Self-Portrait (1989) for solo flute and wind anemometer

Music for Snare Drum, Pure Wave Oscillator, and One or More Reflective Surfaces (1990)
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Nothing is Real (Strawberry Fields Forever) (1990)
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Music for Piano with Amplified Sonorous Vessels (1991)
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Navigations for Strings (1992)
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Letters (1992)
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Music for Piano with One or More Snare Drums (1992)
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Music for Piano with Slow Sweep Pure Wave Oscillators (1992)
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Music for Cello with One or More Amplified Vases (1992)
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In Memoriam Stuart Marshall (1993)
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Music for Baritone with Slow Sweep Pure Wave Oscillators (1993)
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Indian Summer (1993)

Panorama (1993)
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Wind Shadows (1994)
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Distant Drums (1994)

Music for Gamelan Instruments, Microphones, Amplifiers and Loudspeakers (1994)
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The Sacred Fox (1994)

Unamuno (1994)
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Hands (1994)
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Theme (1994)
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“Skin, Meat, Bone” the Wesleyan Project (1994)
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Still Lives (1995)
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Canon (1996)
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Q (1996)
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40 Rooms (1996)
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Music for Piano with Magnetic Strings (1996)
YouTube play

Small Waves (1997)
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Opera with Objects (1997)
play play

Island (1998)
play

Wave Painting Songs (1998)
play

Piper (2000)
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On a carpet of leaves illuminated by the moon (2000)
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947 (2001)
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Ovals (2001)
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Violynn (2001)

Ever Present (2002)
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Almost New York (2002)
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Charles Curtis (2002)
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Bar Lazy J (2003)
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Fan (2003)
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Coda Variations
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Broken Line (2006)
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Twonings (2006)
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Shadow Lines (2008)
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Glacier (2009)
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Criss-Cross (2013)
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