LINES OF SIGHT #3 "Pillars" and "Yellow Man with Heart with Wings" by Robert Ashley
Curated by Barbara Held and Pilar Subirà
Robert Ashley, a distinguished figure in American contemporary music, holds an international reputation for his work in new forms of opera and multi-disciplinary projects. His recorded works are acknowledged classics of language in a musical setting. He pioneered opera-for-television, and finds television to be the artistic medium best suited to large-scale collaboration among a large group of individual artists.
01 "Pillars" (2007) 21'26"
Robert Ashley, voice
Created and recorded at the request of Lines of Sight, October, 2007 in New York City, engineered by Tom Hamilton
02 "Yellow Man with Heart with Wings" (1978) 26'59"
Guillermo Grenier, voice
All instruments: Robert Ashley / except clavinet: "Blue" Gene Tyranny
Commissioned by KUNM-FM radio, Albuquerque, New Mexico