Pine Top Aerial Music
Anthony Braxton’s Pine Top Aerial Music (PTAM) is a multi-disciplinary system for dancers and musicians. PTAM is designed to foster a compositional unity wherein different disciplines perform as one “unit of activity” throughout, translating Braxton’s language into the three-dimensional realm, creating a ritualized performative space through a kind of spatial notation.
Read my full article about PTAM that accompanies this short 'instructional' video in Sound American
Watch the premiere performance of Pine Top Aerial Music at Roulette here
Photo: Braxton's Positions for Dancers no. 4-6