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FW: Call for Works for the 60x60 project

Looks like an interesting project for some of you.


----- Original Message ----- 

> Dear Krispen Hartung,
> My name is Robert Voisey I am the Artistic Director of the 60x60 project.
> The project is inviting composers to submit works 60 seconds or less in
> length to included in its fifth annual 60x60 project.
> I have attached a call for electronic works to this email.  It would be
> greatly appreciated if you could pass around the call to whomever you 
> think
> might be interested. (It would be great to get a signature work from you
> too!)
> Thanks for your help,
> Sincerely
> Robert Voisey
> Call for Works for the 60x60 project
> Vox Novus is inviting composers to submit works 60 seconds or less in 
> length
> to included in its fifth annual 60x60 project. 60 compositions will be
> selected to be performed continuously in a one-hour concert, in 
> conjunction
> with multimedia elements and an analog clock marking the passage of time.
> During the concert each of the 60 pieces selected will begin precisely at
> the beginning of the minute, this will mark the end of one piece and the
> beginning of another. There will be no pause between the pieces. Works 
> be less than 60 seconds in length, but may not exceed 60 seconds. Works
> selected that are less than 60 seconds long will be "padded" with silence
> either before, after, or surrounding the composition. Please note that 
> total duration of the work including silence may NOT exceed sixty 
> The 60x60 project's definition of a record work is as follows: any work
> created as a musical composition which is captured on recorded media, 
> which
> does not require live performers for its production in broadcast at 
> concert
> halls, radio, multi-media, etc. Its creation can include but not limited 
> to
> acoustic instruments, voice, environmental sources, and computer 
> (Sampling,
> MIDI, C Sound, ProTools, etc.)
> Acoustic compositions should be submitted with the understanding that it 
> is
> their recording that is of prime importance and is what will be used to
> determine its selection. Scores of works are strongly discouraged and 
> not be used in the selection process.
> Excerpts of larger works are strongly discouraged. 60x60 is a project of
> "signature works" and short works created specifically for the 60x60
> project. Works generated from procedures (i.e. mathematical matrices,
> organizational systems, or computer programs,) remixed works, or themes 
> and
> motives recomposed from other of the composer's own work are acceptable.
> The call is open to composers of any nationality, age, or career stage.
> Works submitted must not have been previously performed or broadcasted.
> Compact Discs that include the audio submission must be labeled with the
> composer's name and the title of the work. The submission form must be 
> sent
> at the same time with the submitted work. Submission form must contain 
> composer's name, address, email, phone number, composition title,
> composition length, and track position on the compact disc. Biographies 
> and
> program notes may be included on a separate sheet, but must be typed and
> each may be no longer than 100 words in length.
> Multiple works may be submitted. Each work must be noted on the 
> form(s) and clearly indicated on the CD. Do Not send originals! No works
> will be returned, and may be performed in subsequent performances after 
> the
> debut concert. All submissions must be postmarked by May 21, 2007. 
> Selected
> works will be announced on September 17, 2007. Submission of the work(s) 
> on
> compact disc must be accompanied by the submission form and sent to:
> 60x60
> c/o Robert Voisey
> Radio City Station P.O. Box 1607
> New York, NY 10101 USA
> Deadline: Submissions must be postmarked by May 21, 2007
> Submissions must include: Submission Form (including bio and program 
> notes)
> and a labeled CD containing the submission in audio format. Submission 
> forms
> can be downloaded at http://www.VoxNovus.com/60x60/Call.htm or by written
> request to Vox Novus
> Works selected for the 2007 60x60 project will be announced on September 
> 17,
> 2007. Composer will be notified of the results by email or they can visit
> http://www.VoxNovus.com
> Any questions regarding the call for works can be addressed to
> Support@VoxNovus.com or
> 60x60
> Robert Voisey,
> Radio City Station,
> P.O. Box 1607
> New York, New York, 10101 USA