Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Joan La Barbara
Read a full biography alongside recordings and archival photographs via the artist’s website here
Above: Klee Alee (scored for multiple voices) was commissioned by RIAS (Radio in the American Sector) in 1979 and was released on her Reluctant Gypsy LP, Wizard Records. The piece takes inspiration from the composer’s experiences while viewing a Paul Klee painting.
Listen below to an interview with Joan La Barbara via the CKUT archives, produced November 1990 by Kathy Kennedy.