The Alan Sondheim Mail Archive

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Work in progress - notes for a presentation on electronicliterature as a kernel or locus, no canon and not a genre - — vortex(t) — electric saz and arrow null — My workday and writing practice, from Rob McLennan - — what the palmtree stormsurge said to the squallchill — qinstone — "Stolen" Domain Name, a Masterful Tangle — mindcapsule —

wall — The Brooding Peregrine — Tuesday, February 9, 1943 — http://www.alansondheim.org/theyarehere.jpg — Parlor Guitar with Qin and Pipa Aesthetics — Useless Information — Amerikkka — the vague — Silly Post of Jays — Work Slowdown, Apocalypse, Earth Qin —

Writing I in the Sky — gone from you — ESP Concert on 1/27 and the Dragon and Phoenix cd Release! — european music — Decoding the Natural in an Estonian Webcam Audio Recording — The Thing in the Muskrat Pond, Caratunk — Linger, await — arg, ARGH!, FIRES!! — internet text, file vd.txt exfoliation debris —

Debris Field: Notes on Scatter Semiotics — Music. — Debris Field: Notes on Scatter Semiotics Revised — Odd review of Phoenix and Dragon ... — empty mountain, empty sky, empty rain — qin labor close-up — the body — &last night's music, Azure and myself &about music —

(still on the road) American Landscapes, (fwd) —

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Rough Recording of "Linger" from Saturday Night Concert — festschrift @ 75 years old @ 12:05 a.m. in the morning — Football In Arrears! — At 75, my life in qin —

EXPANSIVE NOH SUICIDE AVOIDANCE BRICK — NIKUKO DOCTOR — Limbo-World of Non-Writing — John Perry Barlow r.i.p. — IN HELL — please don t ever leave me & what is to be done? — The Nikuko — 1878 Beatty pump organ, playing out, giving out —

self-devouring emacs nikuko-alan entries — 1920s? brass Ganges water jar instrument — If I Burn Alive in the Arms of Donald Trump, will It Make aDifference? — stillness in Walden Pond — Walking the world, approaching — The Big Linux Locomotive Name Quiz Application — Justice Music — Internet: Origins, Theory, Practice (syllabus) — torr light gone and mourning, improvisation and i am still alive —

the wall the center of earth and wood — Life Over Death — linux program mashup & whatever happened to senselessness? — I can't think anymore, I have nothing to say, I'm coming upempty, I can't do anything. — I am that person from the twenty-second century — First draft - intro to archive — surviving in america — My Two Minute Eighteen Second Online Head Talk —

"annihilation. sinter. gone." — inverse dynamics with reconfigured 1917 martin — THE ONE —

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triumphant — Triumphant — storm scyld this is not translation — Jigsaw Analysis of Absolute Power — Nijinsky Medley —

The Vaslav Dark Ballet — New Music with vibration pickup — gearo constellations , her voice — philosophy. the decay of philosophy / disgust: "Philosophy won't save our skins." — stale / "like embers, I lie among the dead" — breathing, holeless shakuhachis — Azure on the Ice, first time in 24 years — PURITY —

langis _|__| signal — still from malfunctioning estonia webcam — The Blue Tape yet again — deconstructed encodings - —

Terz Guitar Solo @ Ryerson — the berg —

the machine — dutar elegy for Marion Carter — the fingers, the cool — <||>music against god<||> — destroy, she said, "repetition = death" — the forgiven CPU is sick : solo on Maurice Shehata oud — song of dutar, lourdes —

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long-necked saz —

tronic — Multiple and Two-Way Net Communications, Synchronous and Asynchronous — impure, Music Problem Manifesto, Equations of Annihilation — war bloomed into substance — for Cecil Taylor, RIP — Untoward, Unruly, and Peculiar Galaxies — social notes from all over — thinking about playing music, description/explanation —

the destruction of the theaters — the ocean flows through the music — glassine — the temporal punctum and the problem of music — bird and rock formations, bodies in extension — in the ruins, furoshiki — accompanying the redwing blackbird god (we do what we can in adversity) — event horizon —

the new is always:....the old is always old — Mid 1990s class descriptions, New School — three short pieces involving rain| O || O | — body guard — for Valeska Gert — therapy miniature dutar and ratings 1994-2018 — the ruins after the ruins / fissure ontology / note from the future to the future -> Occupy -> — two strings three instruments one recording —

spread logics, flat ontologies, vocal critique ** — my Russian melody — then (epistemology, rupture) — nervous and then resolution — Palimpsest — the cry — three little songs about the moon and god —

l'ud ou oud —

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Presentation at Eyedrum, Atlanta, 2016 — Natural World — life, as above, so below — Old Ageism — login times — 0, 1 — memory of Kent State, memory of now — bad sarangi —

better sarangi — best sarangi — The Path of Northern Grit — Project: Alan Sondheim, "Adam, Walking" May 10, 201 — uncanny fossilizations of the still and immobilized image — 12ls — 3 portraits and an absent fourth —

being as such — being as such, sonification — From the Index of Similes — After Listening to Steve Lacy — db — Session for Walter Benjamin — silent playing, inner hearing* —

Dami Farber — Universal History, Hegel, Celan — gone — POSTCURSOR — right here under the rainbow — my damned fingers / slave to repetition / bad habits / — Two brilliant pieces on five and three string instruments! * — SCYTHE, or THE HUNGER, or THE INTERRUPTION —

we've all been there — The Interval — nydvni — humanity —

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Narragansett Clarinet (for Matt Lavelle) — raw sound, the hungry world singing sings — blank slate meristemation —

devouring / consumption — oracular of the meristeme — spores — I I —

the empty secret of maine flute, wind, bunkers, bases, airstripsdriven flute, airbase music, transportation — Ukulele Visit to MP Landis — plein aire music with improvisation and circulation — Monk — */dictation follies in a window facing a mourning dove/* — Qin Coupling —

Afghani Rubab and the Untoward — Three Tunes for Azure Carter — smearing differance in violence. kill it. any body = anybody — Beginnings and Endings of Everything I have Ever Written — clear out of here. listen to the music for your own protection. — deathcamp for all of us — Social Notes from All Over — there's something in this — lunar rubab —

terror — out — babur ranul — the closeness of catatonic mourning — It Stopped Being That. — etude — [Dead History] —

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RIM-BAUD JE EST UN AUTRE —

Rubab Demo — SPEED — stabbing — Unlikely Stories 20th anniversary issue — Before Erhu, Before Anything — e-guitar solos / speed — difficult work of murk sex, zero dimension plateaus — empty guardians —

Afghan Rubab — the darkness at the heart of the lace — we drown in history. — short piano solos on a Steinway — weeks of work — the new world — Fossil Tuning and The World Cup —

they listen to me ** — Dictation — k2% — My Birth and Death, Potential Dates — the lake, conversation among Sandy Baldwin, Azure Carter, Alan Sondheim — americanlife video — rag(g)ed new world/s —

2015 bawu murk sonnet — american life — american life / where will we go when the water rises — american life / ambush — american life / get out of here — american life / Incontrovertible phenomena obscure random and fractal growth. — Splatter Semiotics/Semiotics of Splatter, in relation to Trump's tweets and electronic literature —

the Judgment of William — american life / the inauthenticity of the orphaned fragment —

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Speaking Body / Internet Network Discourse — stored exceptions / american life — 5-string MoshArgh From Stale Program — Splatter Semiotics ELO presentation - final paper/video — Montreal and "This isn't spam" —

Sway, Conjure — Talking about talking in Montreal — conjure and fragment — Diaspore — Eternal Patterns — hacked? — problem fixed! — indo european rebab crossroads —

Legs — Now in Montreal — My talk (audio) at ELO, Montreal — Crystal City —

Crystal City Sonic Beacon — Future Speed Future 1 — Future Speed Future 2 —


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