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Caramoor Center Hosts Opening Of In The Garden Of Sonic Delights

Moore's Diacousticon in Caramoor's Sense Circle is made up of microphones, loudspeakers and simple robotic musical instruments. It listens to its surroundings and generates sonic responses.
Moore's Diacousticon in Caramoor's Sense Circle is made up of microphones, loudspeakers and simple robotic musical instruments. It listens to its surroundings and generates sonic responses. Photo Credit: Gabe Palacio Photography
The piano wire's of Eli Keszler's Catenary are anchored to two piano pin blocks made of laminated maple. The artwork works as a standalone musical instrument and also as a score for performance.
The piano wire's of Eli Keszler's Catenary are anchored to two piano pin blocks made of laminated maple. The artwork works as a standalone musical instrument and also as a score for performance. Photo Credit: Gabe Palacio Photography
Visitors can lounge on the hammocks provided along Caramoor's Cedar Walk and listen to the sounds created in Lockwood and Bielecki's Wild Energy. Frequencies previously unheard by the human ear have been made audible through recordings.
Visitors can lounge on the hammocks provided along Caramoor's Cedar Walk and listen to the sounds created in Lockwood and Bielecki's Wild Energy. Frequencies previously unheard by the human ear have been made audible through recordings. Photo Credit: Gabe Palacio Photography
Trimpin hard at work constructing the walls of his Pianohouse
Trimpin hard at work constructing the walls of his Pianohouse Photo Credit: Gabe Palacio Photography
Trimpin with the help of Caramoor's grounds and facilities crews gets the Pianohouse structure completed.
Trimpin with the help of Caramoor's grounds and facilities crews gets the Pianohouse structure completed. Photo Credit: Gabe Palacio Photography
Trimpin, a true hands on artist, ensures the pieces of the piano house fit together just right.
Trimpin, a true hands on artist, ensures the pieces of the piano house fit together just right. Photo Credit: Gabe Palacio Photography
Situated in Walter and Lucie Rosen's Music Room of the Rosen House, López set up a piano and theremin (the Rosen's instrument's of choice) meant to evoke the musical presence that lingers in a room following a performance.
Situated in Walter and Lucie Rosen's Music Room of the Rosen House, López set up a piano and theremin (the Rosen's instrument's of choice) meant to evoke the musical presence that lingers in a room following a performance. Photo Credit: Gabe Palacio Photography
Playing with the effect that sound waves have on running water, Laurie Anderson's We Fall Like Light is a fountain being manipulated by sound to give the appearance of water running backwards.
Playing with the effect that sound waves have on running water, Laurie Anderson's We Fall Like Light is a fountain being manipulated by sound to give the appearance of water running backwards. Photo Credit: Gabe Palacio Photography
Smallwood's Coronium 3500 (Lucie's Halo) is a field of twelve solar-powered sound-making devices set up in Caramoor's picnic grounds.
Smallwood's Coronium 3500 (Lucie's Halo) is a field of twelve solar-powered sound-making devices set up in Caramoor's picnic grounds. Photo Credit: Gabe Palacio Photography

KATONAH, N.Y. -- Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts will be hosting the opening celebration for its sound art In The Garden of Sonic Delights exhibition this Saturday, June 7 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Information on the artists and their artwork can be found at www.caramoor.org/house-gardens/in-the-garden-of-sonic-delights/

Caramoor provides a sneak peak at the exhibition including Eli Kesler’s Catenary piano wires strung through the trees, Francisco López’s self-playing piano and Theremin for The Music Room, Trimpin building his Pianohouse, Scott Smallwood’s Coronium 3500 (Lucie’s Halo) sensors, and Laurie Anderson’s We Fall Like Light fountain manipulated by sound waves.

Openings for each of the five partners will be held separately at their respective locations. The schedule by location is below.

Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA) (Sunday, June 8 at 5 p.m.), Jacob Burns Film Center (Monday, June 9 at 4 p.m.), Lyndhurst (Sunday, June 8), Neuberger Museum of Art of Purchase College, SUNY (Friday,June 20) and Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture (Saturday, June 7).

For more information on Caramoor's In The Garden Of Sonic Delights event, click here.

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