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Selected Publications on Music

Lectures and Workshops on Jewish Music

 

Selected Articles on Music by or about Bob Gluck


http://www.mitpressjournals.org/toc/leon/40/1">"Western avant-garde arts in 1970s Iran", Leonardo 40:1, 2007).

"Fifty Years of Electroacoustic Music in Israel," Tav+, Music, Arts, Society, Haifa, Israel (in Hebrew, forthcoming, 2007).

"Interview with Ilhan Mimaroglu," "Interview with Mario Davidovsky" Journal SEAMUS (forthcoming, 2007).

"Live electronic music performance: innovations and opportunities," Tav+, Music, Arts, Society, Haifa, Israel (in Hebrew, forthcoming, 2007).

"The Shiraz Festival: avant-garde arts performance in 1970s Iran," Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference 2006 (November 2006).

"Educating International Composers: The Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music," Computer Music Journal 31:2, 2007.

"eShofar as a culturally specific live electronic performance system", Journal SEAMUS, Volume 19 (Fall, 2006).

"Interview with Halim El-Dabh," Journal SEAMUS, Volume 19 (Spring, 2007).

"Traditional Cultural Resources in Electro-acoustic Music," Living Music Journal (forthcoming, Fall 2006).

"Review: Shahrokh Yadegari's 'Migration,'" MusicWorks 96 (Fall 2006).

"The Shiraz Festival: Western avant-garde arts in 1970s Iran," Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference 2006.

"Commentary: Electro-acoustic Music as an International Phenomenon," MusicWorks 94 (Winter 2006).

"Interview with Mario Davidovsky," "A Conversation with Dariush Dolat-shahi," "A Conversation with Halim El-Dabh," "A Conversation with Zhang Xiaofu," "A Conversation with Dajuin Yao", "A Conversation with alcides lanza" EMF Institute, 2006.

"Fifty Years of Electroacoustic Music in Israel," Organized Sound 10:2, Cambridge (UK): Cambridge University Press (July 2005).

"Addressing resistance to new sounds: teaching electroacoustic music in a liberal arts setting," Tav+, Music, Arts, Society (in Hebrew, Winter 2005).

"Addressing resistance to new sounds: teaching electroacoustic music in a liberal arts setting," Journal SEAMUS, Volume 18/2 (Fall 2005).

"Towards An International History of Electroacoustic Music: Some Preliminary Observations," paper delivered at the Electroacoustic Music Studies Network (Sept. 2005).

"Free sound within culturally specific practice" Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference 2005.

"Cultural Identity and Interactive Art: 'Sounds of a Community'," Leonardo Music Journal 15, Cambridge (MA): MIT Press (2005).

"eSaz:A Non-Western Instrument in the Context of a Live Electronic Performance System," Organized Sound. Cambridge (UK): Cambridge University Press. 10:1, April 2005.

Shankar Barua, The Idea #7 (CD). New Delhi (India), 2004. Feature on Bob Gluck's live electronic music performance instruments. A web version is available.

"Populist interactive installation as performance," Leonardo Electronic Journal, on the web at http://leoalmanac.org/gallery/mmperf/community/index.htm.

"Electronic music in Israel," "Electronic music in China," "Electronic music in Turkey" (forthcoming: histories of Korea and Indonesia), EMF Institute, 2005.

C.B. Rubin and R. J. Gluck, "Layered Histories: the Wandering Bible of Marseilles," Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on Multimedia 2004, New York: Association For Computer Machinery.

C.B. Rubin and R. J. Gluck, "Layered Histories: the Wandering Bible of Marseilles" (linear animation), SIGGRAPH 2004: Electronic Art and Animation Catalog, New York: Association For Computer Machinery. Also on the SIGGRAPH "Conference Select" CD-ROM.

C.B. Rubin and R. J. Gluck, "Layered Histories" (interactive installation), SIGGRAPH 2004: Electronic Art and Animation Catalog, New York: Association For Computer Machinery. Also on the SIGGRAPH "Conference Select" CD-ROM.

Robert Gluck, "Sounds of a Community: An Interactive Installation", Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference 2004". San Francisco: International Computer Music Association.

Robert Gluck and Cynthia Rubin, "Layered Histories" (video), ICMC 2004: Expanded Horizons (DVD), San Francisco: ICMA (one of eleven works selected. The DVD can be ordered from the ICMA on the web.


About the 2004 ACM Multimedia Exhibition (which included work by Bob Gluck and Cynthia Rubin)

Alejandro Jaimes, "Digital Boundaries: The 2004 ACM Multimedia Interactive Arts Program Exhibition", IEEE MultiMedia, October December 2004, 8.

"Artful Media: World Wonders: Interactive art from the 2004 ACM Multimedia exhibition." Downloadable pdf.


"Soundscape Composition", EMF Institute, 2003.

Shankar Barua, The Idea #6 (CD). New Delhi (India), 2003. Feature on Bob Gluck's live electronic music performance and installations. A web version is available.

"On Composing Jonah Under the Sea," Fall, 2000.
Essay discussing composition appearing in the Virtual Africa/"The Spirit and Power of Water" web-based show. View a pdf file

Seth Rogovoy, The Essential Klezmer: A Music Lover's Guide to Jewish Roots and Soul Music, from the Old World to the Jazz Age to the Downtown Avant-Garde (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2000). Chapter on Bob Gluck's 'Stories Heard and Retold' CD.

"The Nature and Practice of Soundscape Composition," Spring 1999

"Expanding Our Musical Boundaries," Reconstructionism Today, Summer 1999.

"On the Composing of Stories Heard and Retold," 1997

"Jewish Music or Music of the Jewish People," Reconstructionist, Spring 1997 [see pages 34-47]

"Prayer and Singing" Worlds of Jewish Prayer: A Festrift For Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi,
New York: Jason Aronson, 1993.

"Arnold Schoenberg and the Quest for a Jewish Spiritual Identity"
Winner of the J. Walter Sokolov Prize, Reconstructionist Rabbinical College,1989.

"Opening Our Voices in Prayer,"Reconstructionist, June 1988
On creative musical settings for Psalm texts].

"Instrumental Music in Jewish Culture and Tradition," 1988

"The Sacred Bridge," Raayonot, Summer 1987
On the nature of ancient Jewish music.


Link to essays on social and Jewish issues by Bob Gluck.

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Selected Lectures and Workshops on Jewish Music by Bob Gluck


"The infusion and reinterpretation of elements from host cultures in Jewish music," SUNY at New Paltz, September 20, 2005.

"Ancient Roots of Jewish Music," Hebrew Academy of the Capital District Learnathon, Jan. 2002

"Many Worlds of Jewish Music," four lectures about the origins and historical development of music in Jewish life Camp, Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester 2001 Retreat, Camp Eisner, Great Barrington, MA, Oct. 2001

"Creative Approaches to Singing and Liturgy," Temple Sinai, Saratoga Springs, NY, Nov. 2000

"Is it legitimate to place constraints on artistic expression?" Ottawa Reconstructionist Havurah, Ottawa, Ontario, Spring 2000

"Attitudes Towards Instrumental Music: The Rabbis of Antiquity," "Jewish Music in Jewish Communal Life--The Broader Context," Woodstock Jewish Congregation, Woodstock, NY, August 1999

"Creative Use of the Voice in Prayer," Conference on Judaism in Rural New England, Lyndonville State College, VT, Spring 1997

"Three Lectures About the Development of Jewish Music," Congregation Ahavath Sholom, Great Barrington, MA Adult Lecture Series, Summer, 1996

"Music, Theology, and Meaning in Bach's St. John's Passion", Berkshire Bach Society Conference, June, 1995

"MIDI and Beyond," Electronic Music Conference, Simon's Rock College Great Barrington, MA, panelist and performance, April, 1995

"Jewish Music Today: New Approaches, New Media," Congregation Ahavath Sholom, Great Barrington, MA Adult Lecture Series, March, 1995

"Experiencing Sacred Jewish Music: The Voice as a Sacred Instrument, Modal Forms of Jewish Music, Psalm Singing, and Niggunim," Congregation Ahavath Sholom, Great Barrington, MA, November-December 1994

"Why is Jewish Music Not Higher on the Communal Agenda?" Federation of Reconstructionist Congregations and Havurot Annual Convention, Dana Beach, CA, November 1994

"What is Jewish About Jewish Music?", Federation of Reconstructionist Congregations and Havurot Annual Convention, Monticello, NY, June 1991

"Levitical Singer", P'nai Or Kallah, Rosemont, PA, July 1989 (5-day intensive on applying contemporary compositional techniques to liturgical music)

"Making Jewish Liturgical Music Your Own," Jewish Community Center, Venice, FL, 1985

 

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