DXARTS Spring Concert to be held April 25, 7:30 p.m., Meany Hall, UW

Southern Exchange:  An evening of 3D Digital Music by Argentine composers Oscar Pablo Di Liscia, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano and Juan Pampin.


In the the early 1990s the Rockefeller Foundation sponsored a exchange program between two important west-coast computer centers: the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) at Stanford University, the Center for Research in Computing and the Arts (CRCA) at UCSD, and the Laboratorio de Investigación y Producción Musical (LIPM) of the city of Buenos Aires, directed at that time by electronic music pioneer Francisco Kröpfl. During this exchange program, Argentine composers affiliated with LIPM had the opportunity to be in residency at these centers for several months, learning computer music and composing new works. The program completely transformed the landscape of electronic music in Argentina and many of the composers that took part of it became the next generation of experts in the field. Two decades later, three of the composers that participated of this exchange gather at the UW to present their latest works, distant echoes of those first steps into the world of computer music.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 7:30 PM

Meany Hall for the Performing Arts, UW Campus

$15 general, $10 student/senior
Advance purchase: http://www.meany.org/tickets/ or 206.543.4880 


Oscar Pablo Di Liscia - Diez Claroscuros (Ten chiaroscuros, 2011)

I (ca. 4’ 52’’) Alejandra Pizarnik

Linterna sorda (Deaf lantern) 

Sous la nuit  (Under the night)

En un principio fueron mis muertos (In the beginning they were my dead)

II (ca. 4’ 53’’) Jorge L. Borges

Insomnio (Insomnia) 

III (ca. 4’ 12’’) Manuel J. Castilla

Cantinas de medianoche (Midnight taverns)

IV (ca. 3’ 11’’) Julio Cortázar


Después de las fiestas (After the parties)

V (ca. 4’ 27’’) Paco Urondo

Lo pasado pisado (Leave the past behind)

Cinco de la mañana (Five AM)

VI (ca. 2’ 33’’) Oliverio Girondo

Noche Tótem (Totem night) 

VII (ca. 3’ 25’’) Juan R. Wilcock

Poema II (Poem II)

Marzo (March)

VIII (ca. 2’ 8’’) Leónidas Lamborghini


IX (ca. 6’ 41’’) Juan L. Ortiz

La noche pálida tiembla (The pale night trembles)

X (ca. 5’ 22’’) Olga Orozco

En tu inmensa pupila (In your immense pupil)

- Intermission -

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano - Earth Songs (2011)

Juan Pampin - A Line (Part I, IDA) (2011)

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