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Forms of Space
This output consists of two movements of acousmatic music, premiered in full at the 2013 Espace du Son Festival, Brussels. The work aims to project as themes not solely the gestural, spectral and referential materials ...
Five Versions of Reality
Five Versions of Reality is a stereo acousmatic composition. It was created using field recordings from five different locations (Paris, Prague, Helsinki, Christchurch and Corfu) and digital audio processing tools.
An Angel at Mons
(Premiered eBuzz Festival, Salle Claude-Champagne, University of Montréal, 25 April 2014., 2014)
John Ewings was among the few people who claimed to have witnessed the vision of an angel on the battlefield at Mons in August 1914. In 1980, aged 101, he gave a compelling account of his experience in an interview for ...
The core research idea in this work is to address the problem of integrating electroacoustic redesign of instrumental sound spectra within a live performance context. The piece consists of 70 pre-composed sound files ...
Imaginary Workscapes: Creative Practice and Research through Electroacoustic Composition
Compositional activity in electroacoustic music is central to the research culture of that field. Electroacoustic tools for sound manipulation and transformation allow the creation of sound materials that present new ...
(Premiered Tempo Reale Festival, Florence, 29 September 2015., 2015)
Brink attempts to convey a form characterised by continuous sonic renewal and evolution. I like to think of sound as physical matter and, by blending parallel processes of transformation and recurrence, this work aims to ...
Notes, Sounds, Outside and Insides: Perspectives on Pitch in Acousmatic Music
Acousmatic music has facilitated some of the most radical extensions of musical materials and methods available to the composer, moving beyond the traditional instrumental paradigm centred on melodic and harmonic forms ...
Annotated catalogue of Denis Smalley's works.
(Institut National de l'Audiovisuel, 2010)
An annotated list of the works of Denis Smalley is presented. Each work is given an analytical summary, supplemented by the composer's own notes on the work along with dates of composition, the place and date of first ...
(First performed at the New Walk Museum, Leicester, 12 April 2015, by Carla Rees (alto flute), Heather Roche (clarinet/bass clarinet), Xenia Pestova (piano) and John Young (sound projection)., 2015)
Sir Thomas Armstrong, a former principal of the Royal Academy of Music and a veteran of the First World War, once stated that there is a falsity about the reporting of all battle scenes. In the face of the most shatteringly ...
(First performed Espace du Son Festival, Théâtre Marni, Brussels, 21 November 2013., 2013)
The title of this work is derived from an E. E. Cummings poem—evoking imagery of twilight as a vast spatial canvas for birdsong and a zone of spiritual reflection. In the work I wanted to create the sense of intimate ...