Sounds of Space and Sun Rings

Pre-Performance Presentation

Thursday, October 24, 2002, 3:30 p.m., Lecture Room 1, Van Allen Hall

Project advisor University of Iowa physicist Don Gurnett, Kronos Quartet artistic director David Harrington, composer Terry Riley, and visual designer Willie Williams discussed their respective roles in the Kronos Quartet "Sun Rings."

The complete lecture is available as five MPEG videos of about 10 minutes each:

Introduction and history Part 1: Introduction and history
Examples of space sounds Part 2: Examples of space sounds
The music of Sun Rings Part 3: The music of "Sun Rings"
Visual elements Part 4: The visual elements
Questions and answers Part 5: Questions and answers

More information on Sun Rings

Return to Prof Gurnett's home page

Return to "Space Audio" page

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