Sonic Arts Union: Music with Roots in the Aether
dir. Robert Ashley and Philip Makanna, US, 1983, video, 116 mins, color
Music with Roots in the Aether is a seven-part series of video portraits of notable American composers, in interviews staged as “landscapes” and in performance. Sonic Arts Union Retrospective features the segments on David Behrman, Gordon Mumma, and Alvin Lucier, engaging the composers in friendly and insightful conversations and showing performances of their work.
Lucier is interviewed on stage, acting out a fishing trip, followed by a performance of “Bird and Person Dyning”, and “Music for Solo Performer."
Admission: $9 (General), $7 (Senior/Student), FREE (Member)
3701 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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