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Pauline Oliveros : The Roots Of The Moment on hatOLOGY 591

SOURCE: Published: 2006-05-30
New CD: The Roots of the Moment

Pauline Oliveros : accordion
in just intonation in an interactive electronic environment created by Peter Ward.

For more than 50 years, Pauline Oliveros has been on a continuing mission: “... to explore new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before." If those words bring to mind the voyages of the Starship Enterprise from the television series Star Trek, the parallels are more than coincidental. In fact Pauline would be as able a captain of any Starship in the fleet of the United Federation of Planets.

A bit of a difference here though--for Pauline Oliveros, space is not necessarily the final frontier and the barrier at the end of the universe is just another interesting challenge. “For Pauline Oliveros, like Sun Ra, Space is the place"--Joe McPhee


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