Williams Mix Extended is a new interpretation of John Cage's Williams Mix by Werner Dafeldecker and Valerio Tricoli, originally scored for magnetic tape in 1952, made in Berin in 2011/2012.
photo by tania kelley 2011
Approaching the original score from a contemporary perspective, this new interpretation of Williams Mix contains a close analysis of the relationship between early tape music and current digital production,including video, allowing for original parameters of the score to be realized within the context of recent audio-visual technologies. The video component of Williams Mix Extended, created by Lillevan, will focus on the permutation and transformation of Cage´s tape notation into visual art. Williams Mix Extended has an duration of 32 minutes whereas the original is 4 minutes and 15 seconds long. The difference between the two durations is generated by the transposition of the score´s specifications from tape to digital audio software. To complete Williams Mix Extended a library of approximately 2000 different sounds is used, all recorded by Dafeldecker and Tricoli.
Video Excerpt of "Williams Mix Extended" - a new interpretation of John Cage's Williams Mix by Werner Dafeldecker and Valerio Tricoli, originally scored for magnetic tape in 1952.