Violin Solo (2 sounds) suivi de Music 11

Description: 

Ben sets up a folding table on the Promenade des Anglais and, as usual, a slate with the title and author of the piece and a sign announcing a new musical theatre creation. He sits down and makes two sounds by rubbing a pencil against the inside of a violin. The crowd gathers around him, taking him for a fool. He, very serious, argues that this is contemporary music. Ben also creates a piece which he entitles Music 11. He inflates a paper bag and bursts it. A single sound. This piece is close to his sense of Constellation by Dick Higgins.

Creator: 
La Monte Young
Performer: 
Ben
Producer: 
Ben
Occurence: 

Violin Solo (2 sounds)

Synopsis / Description: 
16 mm, muet, porté sur bande magnétique in Actions de rue, 1994, Centre Pompidou. Cette séquence en est extraite.
Performances: 

La Monte Young | Violin Solo (2 sounds), 1963 - Ben | Music 11, 1963

Synopsis / Description: 

Film muet monté numérisé des performances de Ben et de La Monte Young exécutées par Ben sur la Promenade des anglais à Nice en 1963.
© Ben, La Monte Young
Courtesy Ben Vautier.
Portage sur le web réalisé par la Villa Arson.

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