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[film]: SUZANNE CIANI: A Life in Waves

18. September, 20:00 - 21:30

A LIFE IN WAVES: dokumentarni film o pionirki zvočnih umetnosti Suzanne Ciani (2017, 74 min)

Film Življenje v valovih je dokumentarec, ki raziskuje življenje in inovacije skladateljice ter pionirke elektronske glasbe Suzanne Ciani. Film sega od njenih najzgodnejših dni učenja klavirja do njenih večmilijonskih oglaševalskih podvigov, od uspehov v svetu new age glasbe do njenega nedavnega in vnovičnega srečanja z ljubljenim sintetizatorjem Buchla. Dokumentarec je popotovanje v um Suzanne Ciani, ponuja pogled ustvarjalke v pogosto zapleten svet elektronske glasbe. Film je leta 2017 režiral Brett Whitcomb po scenariju Bradforda Thomasona.

Suzanne Ciani (1946) je ameriška glasbenica, oblikovalka zvoka, skladateljica in urednica glasbene založbe Ciani-Musica, tudi magistrica znanosti na področju glasbene kompozicije iz Univerze Kalifornija v Berkeleyju. Od sedemdesetih let dalje se predstavlja s svojo inovativno elektronsko glasbo in zvočnimi učinki za filme ter televizijske reklame. Izdala je petnajst albumov izvirne glasbe, ki predstavljajo široko paleto glasbenih izrazov: čisto elektroniko, solo klavir, klavir z orkestrom in klavir z jazz ansamblom. Petkrat je bila nominirana za nagrado Grammy za najboljši new age album in je prejemnica mnogih drugih nagrad. Zaradi njenih uspehov v elektronski glasbi jo imenujejo »diva diod« in »prva ameriška sint junakinja«

A LIFE IN WAVES: a documentary on the life and work of Suzanne Ciani(2017, 74 min)

A Life in Waves is a documentary that explores the life and innovations of composer and electronic music pioneer, Suzanne Ciani. From her earliest days of learning the piano to her multi-million-dollar advertising ventures, from her successes in the world of New Age music to her recent reconnection with her beloved Buchla synthesizer, the film is a journey into Suzanne Ciani’s mind, offering a glimpse of an artist into often complicated world of electronic music. The film was directed in 2017 by Brett Whitcomb following a screenplay by Bradford Thomason.

Suzanne Ciani (1946) is an American musician, sound designer, composer, and an executive of Ciani-Musica record label. She holds a Masters in Music Composition from the University of California at Berkeley. Since the 1970s, she has been presenting her innovative electronic music and sound effects for films and television commercials. She has released fifteen albums of original music which feature her performances in a broad array of expressions: pure electronics, solo piano, piano with orchestra, and piano with jazz ensemble. She has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best New Age Album five times and has received many other awards. Due to her success in electronic music she is referred to as the “diva of the diode” and “America’s first female synth hero”.

Details

Date:
18. September
Time:
20:00 - 21:30

Venue

Galerija ŠKUC
Stari trg 21
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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