Live Performance of the Sal-Mar Construction on Tuesday

The many dimensions of Salvatore Martirano. Photographs from the Salvatore Martirano Music and Papers, and the Salvatore Martirano website by Dorothy Martirano.

On October 4, David Rosenboom will give a special lecture-performance, “The Multi-Faceted Compositional Legacy of Salvatore Martirano and His Sal-Mar Construction,” at the University of Illinois’ School of Music Auditorium (7:30-9:00pm,).  A live performance of the Sal-Mar Construction by Greg Danner and Ken Beck will then be streamed from the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music where the instrument is permanently housed.  For those who will not be able to come to campus on Tuesday evening, you can watch David’s presentation and the Sal-Mar performance on Youtube

In addition to this special presentation and performance, the Sousa Archives’ new exhibit, “Intelligent Instruments: The Music Technology of Salvatore Martirano and David Rosenboom” opens at the School of Music on October 3 and will remain in the lobby of the Music Building until October 14 when it will be transfer to the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music in the Harding Band Building.

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