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Television Thu Aug 04 2011

CANTV Music Mini-Series from The Renaissance Society

An excerpt from Tony Conrad's performance in the Bergman Gallery
at The Renaissance Society, January 23, 2011.

The Renaissance Society has been recording its contemporary chamber concerts since the 1990s, and it's going to be airing a selection of the standouts on CANTV over the next few months. Set your DVR to record every Sunday from August 7 through October 7 at 8pm to catch them all.

The full schedule is below.

August 8, 2011 and September 11, 2011

Jacques Demierre (piano), Isabelle Duthoit (clarinet and voice), Charlotte Hug (viola), Urs Leimgruber (saxophone), Thomas Lehn (analog synthesizer), Dorothea Schürch (voice and musical saw)
Recorded on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 8:00 pm in Fulton Recital Hall, Goodspeed Hall at The University of Chicago.

August 14, 2011 and September 18, 2011
Tony Conrad

Solo violin concert
Recorded on Jan 23, 2011 at The Renaissance Society

August 21, 2011 and September 25, 2011
Vincent Barras and Jacques Demierre

Performing Voicing Through Saussure (2004)
Recorded on April 20, 2011 in Bond Chapel at The University of Chicago

August 28, 2011 and October 2, 2011
David Moss

Hyperglyphyx (solo voice, objects and electronics)
Recorded on May 22, 2010 in Swift Hall at The University of Chicago

September 4, 2011 and October 9, 2011
Marc Unternaehrer

Sculpture with solo tuba accompaniment (Sculpture by Rebecca Warren)
Recorded on November 6, 2010 at The Renaissance Society

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

Our Final Transmission Days

By The Gapers Block Transmission Staff

Transmission staffers share their most cherished memories and moments while writing for Gapers Block.

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