Events — 27 until 28 Feb 2016

A weekend with soundworks by Dick  Raaijmakers, La Monte Young, Terry Riley and Maryanne Amacher

different locations in the museum
27 until 28 Feb, 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM
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Ticket Sonic Acts of entrance fee to the Stedelijk Museum (free for 18 yrs and under)

The Stedelijk Museum celebrates the fourth collaboration with Sonic Acts with a weekend with soundworks by Dick  Raaijmakers, La Monte Young, Terry Riley and Maryanne Amacher. With Sonic Acts -a festival that organizes yearly workshops, lectures and performances on the cross-overs between visual art, music and science- the museum presents soundsworks from the collection in combination with the Amacher archive from New York, that became recentely available for research purposes.  


Location: in front of the auditorium
Installation by Dick Raaijmakers

Dick Raaijmakers (1930-2013) was a pioneer of electronic music. In the early 1970s he developed three seminal loudspeaker installations entitled Ideophone I, II and III. (In front of the auditorium until Sunday.)

Location: gallery 0.17
Sound station with work from two artists 

La Monte Young is an American avant-garde artist whose music anticipated Fluxus and minimalism. His Drift Study (1968) explores the early Moog synthesizer. 

Terry Riley is een componist, piano/keyboard-performer en pionier binnen de minimal muziek aan de westkust van de Verenigde Staten. In zijn vroege muziek maakte hij vaak gebruik van herhalingen en vertragingen.

Location: Auditorium
Fragments from the Maryanne Amarcher Archive, New York

Maryanne Amacher (1938–2009) was a ground breaking American composer known for her ‘inner ear music’. Her extensive archive is now being explored and opened.