Éliane Radigue’s Occam Ocean unfolds slowly and at nearly an hour’s length, expanding and shifting in waves like its titular ocean. The ever-evolving work was inspired by a mural portraying a range of electromagnetic waves that the French composer stumbled on during a visit to the Natural History Museum of L.A. in 1973, and it will finally receive its premiere in the city of its genesis by musicians Dafne Vicente-Sandoval, Charles Curtis, Rhodri Davies and Robin Hayward, in a presentation by Black Editions and Blank Forms NYC. Radigue is a major and influential force in the field of experimental music, using feedback, electronics and synthesizers as early as the late 1960s to create hypnotizing soundscapes. Prepare to be transported.
First Congregational Church of L.A., 540 S. Commonwealth Ave., Westlake; Fri., Dec. 6, 8 p.m. (800) 838-3006, facebook.com/events/791274634636445.
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