Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2014-2015: Beyond Labels

Technofiles is presented by the Library’s Music Division and Science, Technology and Business Division.

2014 EVENTS

October 16 at 9 PM - Atlas Performing Arts Center

Intelligence in the Human Machine with cellist Katinka Kleijn

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Jonathan Berger

November 5 at 7:30 PM - Montpelier Room, Madison Building (LM 619)

 Music, Technology, and the Entrepreneur: Your Creative Career in the Music Industry

A panel and networking session, led by Panos Panay (Sonicbids founder and Founding Managing Director, Berklee ICE (International Creative Entrepreneurship program, Berklee School of Music)) for musicians, musiclovers, producers, songwriters—music entrepreneurs working where culture, creativity and commerce overlap. Presented in cooperation with the Berklee School of Music, the Future of Music Coalition and the American Folklife Center
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November 12 at 7:00 PM - James Madison Building, Room LM SB-27

Please Note: patrons will be escorted to the IRENE studio from the Madison lobby

IRENE

#DECLASSIFIED - Recovering and Preserving Sound Images:
An Encounter with IRENE

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(tickets available 09/03/2014, beginning at 10 AM)

Peter Alyea, Digital Conservation Specialist, Preservation Reformatting Division
Developed in collaboration with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the IRENE System images historical recordings and reconstructs the sound from those images. Peter Alyea demonstrates how this new technology has given voice to previously inaccessible sound recordings.

Jonathan Berger

December 10 at 7:00 PM - Mary Pickford Theater, Madison Building (LM 302)

The Aesthetics of Data

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Jonathan Berger, Ph.D, Denning Family Provostial Professor in Music, Stanford University
Much of Jonathan Berger’s music is inspired by data. In this lecture he will discuss the use of medical and neuroscience imaging in his recent opera, Theotokia, and in his current collaboration with the Kronos Quartet, My Lai. Berger will also describe interpretive, diagnostic, and therapeutic implications of complex numerical data.

2015 EVENTS

February 21 at 2:00 PM - Coolidge Auditorium

HABITAT Composition | Performance | Technology | Spaces

A presentation by composer Steve Antosca, music technologist William Brent, and percussionist Ross Karre on the November 2013 premiere performance of HABITAT for percussionist and computer transformations. The talk will focus on composition processes and design elements and their integration with performance and technology. Demonstrations will show performance and technology aspects of HABITAT as they were applied to the National Gallery of Art East Building Atrium performance space.

Apri 24 at 8:00 PM - Coolidge Auditorium

Stockhausen’s Mantra

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