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William Basinski at Issue Project Room (more by Lori Baily)
William Basinski

William Basinski‘s “The Disintegration Loops” will illuminate the Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Sunday, as part of a FREE show “for the people of New York City on September 11″. Basinski will not be in attendance but Maxim Moston’s live orchestration of his piece, as well as works by Ingram Marshall, Osvaldo Golijov and Alfred Schnittke, will be highlighted by the Wordless Music Orchestra (as previously mentioned). If you can’t make it to the 3:30PM showing, then catch the webcast.

After the webcast slide on over to VH1 (on the web or on your telly) to catch a rebroadcast of the 9/11 tribute concert that originally aired on TV 10 years ago.

Also slated in rememberance of 9/11 is Music After, a marathon of music that kicks off at 9:18AM and lasts until midnight at Joyce SoHo (155 Mercer Street). The show is FREE, and will feature a plaethora of performances from names like Laurie Anderson and Nicole Atkins performing works by David Bowie, David Byrne, Lou Reed, and many many others. Full list of performers and the composers are below.

And finally, opera singer Jessye Norman will not sing but speak spoken word at “A Concert of Commemoration, Honoring the 10th Anniversary of 9/11″ at 2PM on 9/11 at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center. More than 600 musicians will join the not-singing vocalist including England’s Really Big Chorus, with the concert highlighting “iconic music of war and peace”. Tickets are on sale.

Patti Smith played a concert to remember 9/11 last night. How was that?

More details on the Music After marathon, and its considerable list of contributors, below…


MUSIC AFTER

WHAT: Music After

WHEN: Sunday, September 11th, 2011 – 9:18 am-12 midnight

WHERE: Joyce SoHo at 155 Mercer Street

Tickets: Free (reserved seating available at www.musicafter.com)

Music After Composers:
Annie Gosfield
Carter Burwell
Charles Waters
Dafna Naphtali
Daniel Felsenfeld
David Bowie
David Byrne
David Del Tredici
David First
David Lang
David Linton
David Soldier
Don Byron
Eleonor Sandresky
Elliott Carter
Elliot Sharp
Eve Beglarian
Hans Tammen
Harold Meltzer
Joan LaBarbara
Joanne Brackeen
John King
Jon Gibson
Judd Greenstein
Judy Nylon
Julia Heyward
Julia Wolfe
Julie Harrison
Justin V. Bond
LaMonte Young
Laurie Anderson
Laurie Spiegel
Lou Reed
Matthew Shipp
Meredith Monk
Michael Friedman
Michael Gordon
Mohammed Fairouz
Morton Subotnik
Nico Muhly
Patti Smith
Phil Kline
Philip Glass
Phill Niblock
Robert Ashley
Rosanne Cash
Rufus Wainright
Sarah Kirkland Snider
Steve Bull
Steve Reich
Steven Trask
Stewart Wallace
Sxip Shirey
Tim Mukherjee

Music After Performers:
Anne Ricci
Blair McMillen
Charles Waters
Clarice Jensen
Daphna Naphtali
Daniel Felsenfeld
David Cossin (from Bang on a Can All-Stars)
Eleonor Sandresky
Emily Manzo
ETHEL with special guest Ana Milosavljevic
JACK Quartet
Joan LaBarbara
John King
Justin V. Bond
Kate Springairn
Katie Geissinger
Laurie Anderson
Lisa Moore
Mellissa Hughes
Mick Rossi
MIVOS Quartet
Nicole Atkins
Nurit Tiles
Paul Appelby
P.T. Walkley
Rebecca Cherry Duo
Stephanie Mortimore (from Metropolitan Opera Orchestra)
Sxip Shirey
Taylor Levine
Thomas Sauer
Tift Merritt
Todd Reynolds

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