Exhibit, Lecture, North Wing Gallery (Landing), South Wing Gallery

Listen to My Music

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In line with the University of the Philippines Center for Ethnomusicology’s (UPCE) 16th Foundation Anniversary we will hold an exhibit at the University of the Philippines Vargas Museum on 25 June to 26 July 2013.  The exhibit titled Listen to my music will feature music compositions of National Artist Jose Maceda and materials that he gathered from the field during his 40 year-research called Ethnomusicological Survey of Music in the Philippines. It will be complimented by works done by contemporary sound artists and engineers.

The exhibit will has four sections: Creation: is a listening and viewing gallery that will feature recordings of Maceda compositions, media projections of his music scores, and video documentation of Rica Concepcion and Egai Navarro; Connection: is a listening and reading gallery that will feature comparative musical analysis of Maceda’s compositions and those that were written by composers who have worked with him in the past. Among the materials that will be featured are works by Ramon Santos, Jonas Baes and Verne dela Pena from the UP College of Music; Context: is an archive gallery where actual archival materials and facsimile will be displayed.  Among the materials that will be displayed are photographs, field audio recordings, field notes of researchers, and research paraphernalia; Confluence: is divided into two sections. First section will feature compositions of contemporary sound artists that are products of their research of the Maceda materials in the UPCE archives. Featured artists for this section are Erick Calilan, Tengal Drilon, Tad Ermitano, Jing Garcia, Paolo Garcia, Cris Garcimo, Malek Lopez, Armi Mallari and Arvin Nogueras (Caliph8), Jon Romero. Second section is an interactive set-up that will feature electronic and digital manipulation of ethnic instruments and sounds done by Dr. Ma. Christine Muyco of UP College of Music and another set done by Digital Signal Laboratory of the UP College of Engineering under the supervision of Dr. Rowena Guevarra.

There will also be a performance of Maceda’s composition entitled Dissemination a 38minutes orchestral piece under the baton of Maestro Josefino Chino Toledo during the opening program (25 June 5 to 6PM); a performance of participating sound artists (25 June 7 to 10PM); and a lecture-conversation with the theme Interdisciplinarity of the Jose Maceda Collection on 4July 4 to 6PM.

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It aims to preserve its collection donated by Jorge B. Vargas and conducts research, exhibitions, publications, and educational programs. The Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center houses a museum, archives, and library devoted to the Philippine history, art, and culture from the late 19th century until the post-war era. Its main beneficiaries are students, faculty, researchers and scholars of the Philippines and Asia.

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