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Pot o’ gold?

Our dear friend Philippa Thompson who organizes the massive Bang on a Can Music Festival which just ended on Saturday, August 1 sent us a couple of pictures with this lovely note.

Hi MASS MoCA friends.

Here are 2 photos I took, and they remind me of the riches you bring to the arts world.

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Posted August 6, 2009 by MASS MoCA
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Bang on a camera?

In addition to taking video clips of the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival gallery recitals, we’ve been diligently taking photos as well! Below are a few of our favorites, but you can see all the photos on our Bang on a Can Flickr Group.

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Can’t get enough Bang? Don’t fret, you have a few more chances to see the faculty and fellows perform before they leave North Adams. See them tomorrow from 7:30 to 8:30 at DownStreet Art in North Adams, there are three more days of gallery recitals, and if you really want to rock your socks off join us for the Bang on a Can Marathon on Saturday, August 1,¬† for six hours of music!

Cheers,

Brittany

Posted July 29, 2009 by Brittany Bishop
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Our Tunes now on youtube

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We just posted a half dozen videos of the Bang on a Can recitals on youtube and will get more up soon.¬† The recitals have been incredible — raucous and exciting and hushed and transcendent and everything in between. There are just four more days left to enjoy music in the galleries every day at 1:30 and 4:30.¬† Please stop by!

Posted July 28, 2009 by MASS MoCA
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David Lang and Bang on a Can on McNeill/Lehrer

Great piece by Jeffrey Brown ran last night. In case you missed it check it online.

Posted August 23, 2008 by MASS MoCA
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Catching up

We have had so much going on in the museum the past week that we have barely been able to capture it all. You can of course check it all out at our YouTube page, and while we are on the subject I will take just a moment to mention that we have shot up the charts to the #10 most viewed non profit page of the day, #31 of the week, and #80 of the month. Thanks for all your video viewing! Since I haven’t posted my daily recap videos in awhile I thought I would overload your senses and put all the videos up at once.

Enjoy!

If this was 7/17/08, imagine what tomorrow will be like.

Clips include Andrea Hemmenway (viola), Anne Rainwater (piano), Charlie Piper (composer); Jeremay Thal (french horn) and Friends; Louise Campbell (clarinet) trio.

If this was 7/18/08, imagine what tomorrow will be like.

Clips include Daria Binkowski (flute), Jeff Gavett (voice), Kelli Kathman (flute)

If this was 7/22/08, imagine what tomorrow will be like.

Clips include Rebecca Danard (clarinet), Jeff Gavett (voice) and Bill Solomon (percussion), Monk Singers, improvisational ensemble, and SoundPainting ensemble led by Todd Reynolds.

If this was 7/23/08, imagine what tomorrow will be like.

Clips include Malina Rauschenfels (cello), ensemble including Andy Akiho (steel pans), Andie Springer (violin), Mikhail Krutik (violin), Andie Hemmenway (viola), and Mariel Roberts (cello), Rebecca Danard (clarinet), and 4:30 recital clips including Gregg August and Greg Chudzik (bass), Mikhail Krutink (violin), Monk Singers, Derek Johnson (guitar), Greg Chudzik (bass), and an ensemble playing Scott Johnson’s The Illusion of Guidance.

If this was 7/24/08, imagine what tomorrow will be like.

Clips include two performances (flute with drum and musical saw with robokitty) as part of ambiance noise in the galleries at 1:30 and a mixed ensemble led by David Cossin at the 4:30 recital.

Cheers,
Brittany

Posted July 24, 2008 by Brittany Bishop
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Marathon program

We’ve just posted the program for the Marathon on Saturday at 4 PM on our site. Check it out.

Posted July 24, 2008 by MASS MoCA
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