Reunion2012: A Novel Interface for Sound Producing Actions Through the Game of Chess

Reunion2012 is a work for electronically modified chessboard, chess players, and electronic instruments. The work is based on—but also departs from—John Cage’s Reunion, which premiered at the Sightsoundsystems Festival, Toronto, 1968. In the original performance, Cage and Marcel Duchamp played chess on an electronic board constructed by Lowell Cross. The… CONTINUE READING