Curiosity Cabinet (Not Mr. Marinetti's)MR. MARINETTI’S CURIOSITY CABINET

Friday, September 7, 7:30 p.m.

First Central Congregational Church of Christ

421 South 36th St., Omaha


ARTSaha! 2007 kicked off with this musical curio where the audience could explore futurist themes in a light-hearted presentation of intimate modern music. The program included pieces by Henry Cowell, Charles Wuorinen, Olga Neuwirth and others, and the audience was free to roam around the campus of First Central Church encountering the many curiosities presented by ANALOG arts ensemble.



…a piano played from the inside out brand new music from Europe radio waves transformed before your very eyes…





In the Memorial Chapel

Miklós Maros, Fanfare

Mauricio Kagel, Old/New

Charles Wuorinen, Epithalamium

Cristobal Halffter, Little Fanfare

Olga Neuwirth, Laki

Erik Satie, Carillon

Arvo Part, Spiegel im Spiegel


In the Library

Karlheinz Stockhausen, Spiral

Rudolf Kämper, Improvisation


In the Sanctuary

Pauline Oliveros, String Utopia

John Ellison, Fire Is Born

Johnny Chang, trans torso.

Henry Cowell, The Banshee




Joe Drew, trumpet & piano

Dolf Kämper, trumpet & piano

Marcia Kämper, flute

John Ellison, miscellany

Darci Gamerl, oboe & objects



PRE-CONCERT TALK: “Futurism & Artsaha 2007!” Joe Drew and Dolf Kämper presented a primer on Futurism and discussed how programming for ARTSaha! 2007 was influenced by the movement.