Charles Amirkhanian

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Born January 19, 1945 in Fresno, California.

Composer, percussionist, sound poet and radio producer Charles Amirkhanian is a practitioner of electroacoustic music and text-sound composition and has been instrumental in the dissemination of contemporary music through his work as Music Director of KPFA/Berkeley from 1969 to 1992.

He also directed the Speaking of Music series at the Exploratorium in San Francisco (1983-1992) and was the founding Co-Director (with John Lifton) of the Composer-to-Composer Festival in Telluride, Colorado (1988-1991). From 1993 to 1997 Amirkhanian was Executive Director of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, California. From 1993 he has been Artistic Director of Other Minds. In May of 1998 Amirkhanian was appointed Executive Director.
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S-1779 Lexical Music — Charles Amirkhanian Charles Amirkhanian Lexical Music (Album) 1750 Arch Records S-1779 US 1979 Sell This Version
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S Press 36 Five + Five Text Sound Pieces — Charles Amirkhanian Charles Amirkhanian Five + Five Text Sound Pieces(Cass, RE, C65) Edition S Press S Press 36 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
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FYLP 1027 Stockholms Elektronmusikfestival 1982 — Charles Amirkhanian Stanley Haynes, Ingvar Karkoff, Anders Hillborg, Ilmar Laaban, Charles Amirkhanian Stanley Haynes, Ingvar Karkoff, Anders Hillborg, Ilmar Laaban, Charles Amirkhanian - Stockholms Elektronmusikfestival 1982(LP, Album) Fylkingen Records FYLP 1027 Sweden 1982 Sell This Version
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CRI SD 523 Mental Radio: Nine Text-Sound Compositions — Charles Amirkhanian Charles Amirkhanian Mental Radio: Nine Text-Sound Compositions (Album) Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI) CRI SD 523 US 1985 Sell This Version
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PNM 26 Perspectives Of New Music — Charles Amirkhanian Hostetler*, Babbitt*, Swift*, Amirkhanian* Hostetler*, Babbitt*, Swift*, Amirkhanian* - Perspectives Of New Music(CD) Perspectives Of New Music PNM 26 US 1988 Sell This Version
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CRC 2194 Auxesis: Electroacoustic Music — Charles Amirkhanian Charles Amirkhanian And Noah Creshevsky Charles Amirkhanian And Noah Creshevsky - Auxesis: Electroacoustic Music(CD, Album) Centaur Records CRC 2194 US 1995 Sell This Version
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ST-206 Walking Tune — Charles Amirkhanian Charles Amirkhanian Walking Tune(CD, Album) Starkland ST-206 US 1997 Sell This Version
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80817 Loudspeakers — Charles Amirkhanian Charles Amirkhanian Loudspeakers(2xCD) New World Records 80817 US 2019 Sell This Version
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OM 1029-2 Miatsoom — Charles Amirkhanian Charles Amirkhanian Miatsoom(CD, Album) Other Minds OM 1029-2 US 2021 Sell This Version