Intonarumori Documentary

The Performa 09 biennial, in collaboration with the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) and SFMOMA, has invited Luciano Chessa to direct a reconstruction project to produce accurate replicas the legendary instruments (8 noise families of 1-3 instruments each, in various registers) that Russolo built in Milan in the summer of 1913

Recorded at Town Hall, New York, November 12, 2009

Luciano Chessa and Mike Patton play the Intonarumori

Mike Patton and Luciano Chessa test out the reconstructed futurist noise machines for “Music for 16 Futurist Noise Intoners” at the Novellus Theater in Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Recorded at Soma District, San Francisco, September 25, 2009