Salient. Victoria University Student Newspaper. Volume 37, Number 1. 6th March 1974
Music & Environments
Opus One (Caf & Restaurant 6—7pm) are concerts of music written and performed by secondary school pupils. Scratch Orchestra is a group of four performers led by Philip Dadson who will perform NZ Scratch Orchestra compositions (i.e. music written for non-skilled performers). Caf.
Concert music in the Caf will comprise a work for solo cello, and a work for cello and tape (Lyell Cresswell), works for harp solo and harp and tape (John Rimmer), and a Trio for harp, viola and flute by Ross Harris. Music in the Restaurant from 7 p.m. on will comprise works using piano—piano solo, songs and chamber works using the piano....This Concert will be Recorded.
C.A.P. in the Hall is a progressive music-theatre work by three musicians led by John Cousins of Christchurch using tape-recorders and building materials. The exploration will continue over the six hours uninterrupted.
The Theatre performance will consist of the showing of films (NZBC and Film Unit) that have musical scores by NZ composers, interspersed by the performance of chamber works.
In the Law Library there will be a continuous cycle of two concerts of electronic music (Douglas Lilburn and NZ Composers)—two or three repetitions.
Synthesizer Music is an experiment by Ross Harris using microphones linked through a synthesizer system. Music Room.
The Dream Room is a music-sculpture environment, idea by Jack Body, sculpture by Ted Bulmore, music by Lockwood, Cousins and Body co-ordinated by Jeanne MacCaskell. Sculptures will cover the walls, ceiling and music will play continually.
The Resonance Room is a room of bells; idea by Jack Body, co-ordinated by Judith White with the students of Wellington Training College.