Luigi Russolo was one of the most original personalities of Futurism – of which he was both a founder and a theorist – and this is the first major retrospective exhibition of his work. Luigi Russolo: Life and Works of a Futurist, on view at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a Canonbury Square, […]
An exhibition announced as the “first large-scale anthological of [Luigi] Russolo” is something that a Futurism fanatic and Russolo worshipper like me can’t miss. Moreover, the info page at Mart‘s web site said: Reconstructions of his “Noisemakers” […] will be put on show for the express purpose of enabling the public to interact with them. I […]
Francesco Balilla Pratella wrote the “Manifesto of Futurist Musicians” in 1911.
A sample of a rebuilt Intonarumori from the only surviving fragment of “Risveglio di una città” by Luigi Russolo.
Luigi Russolo (1885 – 1947), Italian futurist painter and musician and inventor of the “intonarumori” expounded his musical theories in 1913 in this manifesto entitled “L’arte dei rumori” (The Art of Noises) in which he presented his ideas about the use of noises in music.
The Intonarumori were a family musical instruments invented in 1913 by italian futurist painter and musical composer Luigi Russolo. They were acoustic noise generators that permitted to create and control in dynamic and pitch several different types of noises. The Intonarumori were a family musical instruments invented in 1913 by italian futurist painter and musical composer Luigi […]