6008 Spokes

April 4th, 2008 § 0 comments

Hey everyone. Welcome to 6008 Spokes. This post will be edited many times as we get closer to the big day!

We are looking for 111 volunteers to ride in a piece called Eine Brise by Mauricio Kagel. It is not a difficult piece and you do not need to be a trained musician! What you do need to be able to do is:

1. Ride a bike safely at a fixed, leisurely pace in a formation.

2. Have a bell or horn on your bike.

3. Be able to whistle or make wind noises.

4. Be willing to sing – you don’t need to be able to sing in tune – and make noises.

5. Be committed to coming and riding on the 31st of May, a lovely Saturday afternoon, for a 3 pm concert with a rehearsal that will take place on the same day somewhere between 12-3. Probably 1 pm – this will firm up as we get closer.

6. Be willing to be filmed, recorded and/or photographed.

For those interested in riding in Eine Brise, a piece by Mauricio Kagel for 111 Cyclists, please email me. 6008@ the domain name you are currently visiting (gregoryoh dot com). If you can’t figure that out, write a comment with your email and I’ll send it to you.

You need to send me your name, your email and phone number. We will confirm via email/phone and send you some instructions closer to the day.

Anyone can come and play Terry Riley’s In C. Just bring an instrument or your voice if you wish, plus a copy of the music. You can find it in many libraries, or here is a link to the music (it is only two pages):

In C score

Thanks!

Greg and Sean

Q:  Do you still need cyclists?  A:  YES!!!
Q:  Is it hard?  A: NO!!!!  (5 easy instructions)
Q:  Is it fast?  A:  NO!  (easy, comfortable pace, riding in formation)
Q:  Is Eine Brise a good piece?  A:  I have no idea…
Q:  When is the rehearsal?  A:  Earlier that day – probably around noon or 1 pm.

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