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Re: P(L)ACES

Aliyah Baruchin (ab362@columbia.edu)
Tue, 25 Mar 1997 23:09:47 -0500 (EST)

Amen to what Larry said, and though I couldn't be at the DC performance
last weekend, I've seen the rehearsal video of Randy conducting P(L)ACES,
and I couldn't be happier that Lisa's chosen it for performance. Looking
forward to it; Randy would be deeply pleased.

--Aliyah Baruchin

On Tue, 25 Mar 1997, larry hewes wrote:

> LBielawa@aol.com wrote:
> >
> > To the Hostetlers and everyone I met in D.C. this weekend:
> >
> > Thank you so much for a terrific and stimulating Living Room experience. I
> > am envigorated and exhausted at the same time.
> >
> > To the meeting:
> >
> > I knew Randy because I sang in the Yale singing group Redhot & Blue. We were
> > not at Yale at the same time, but we met at one of the Redhot & Blue reunions
> > which take place at Yale every 5 years. The next reunion is coming up in a
> > couple of weeks, and I am looking forward to seeing lots of people who knew
> > Randy there.
> >
> > I am producing a six-concert series here in New York, at the Anthology Film
> > Archives in the East Village, with fellow composers Eleanor Sandresky and
> > Philip Glass. We are starting the process of reconstructing the score and
> > parts to Randy's P(L)ACES so that we can perform it on the series, which
> > will start on September 9, 1997. The Hostetlers and I amassed several
> > computer files (in ProCo), a Third Percussion part, the visual-notation score
> > which he used to conduct and the videotape of the reading which took place at
> > CalArts. What I need now is contact with any of you who played in that
> > reading, or were involved somehow in the preparations for it. I'm looking
> > specifically for actual parts which players used at the reading, because they
> > contain handwritten markings which are not on the computer files. Please
> > e-mail me if you have parts, or even if you just remember something about
> > Randy's work on P(L)ACES which you think would be useful. Or just to tell me
> > you were there, so I can ask you questions about it. The more I know, the
> > better. Thank you!!!
> L: Wasn't at Places, but loved your stuff on Sat. Told you they, or at
> least one of them, were (was) really a love song. So glad you're doing
> Randy's stuff. Important that his creativity, drive, leadership and
> dedication to moving things forward can go on. Good look. Hope you will
> keep us all informed about this project, as appropriate, and also about
> what you are doing, too.
>
> Best wishes. Larry Hewes
>
>
>