Marlies Debacker’s first solo piano: focus on Shimmer and a conversation with her

In free improvisation there is already a conspicuous literature addressed to musicians who are heavily immersed in the interior of the piano. Recent examples of explorations managed by seeking a massive accommodation in the...

Authenticity, scenarios and movement: a dialogue with Harri Sjöström

Keepers of so-called "good taste" should always improve their interpretations when evaluating a painting and should abandon their prejudices. Let us take, for example, Nude Descending a Staircase no.2, the great painting by Marcel...

Impermances, reworkings and voices’ pandemonium

Some thoughts on three new CD of free improv: -Ana Kravanja & Elisabeth Harnik: Vrtinci Minljivosti (Vortices of Impermanence), Creative Sources -Cory Smythe: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, Pyroclastic Records -VocColours: 66, Tonkunkst Manufaktur ___________________________________________________________ Since last year, Slovenian...

Methods for exploring the sonic matter: in conversation with Lei Liang

The path of a composer is often guided by the desire to make new discoveries and to try to contribute to complex and seemingly borderless topics. On this point, an example comes from the...

Núria Andorrà: on the interdisciplinary nature of free improvisation

Many times the best music comes across through an observation of the creative idea, something that puts in communication the essence of an idea or a musical development early established in the mind of...

A focus on current times: Sergej Maingardt

I think that the Cologne Hochschule für Musik und Tanz began to regain a leading role of academic electronics with the arrival of Michael Beil in 2007. Beil's teachings were oriented towards an interdisciplinarity...

Henrik Munkeby Nørstebø and His Dystopian Dancing

A relevant aesthetic problem of modern music is that of the modification of timbre, and authoritative interventions have questioned its value with never decisive arguments. Jean-Jacques Nattiez, for example, was skeptical about creating works...

Mirela Ivičević: Scarlet Songs

When speaking of her fundamental approach to composing, Mirela Ivičević, a Croatian native currently based in Vienna, has described herself as focusing on using as basic materials “bits and pieces of reality abducted from...

Anthony Cheung: Music for Film, Sculpture, and Captions

It’s just as the title would have it. Music for Film, Sculpture, and Captions, the fifth monograph album from composer Anthony Cheung, contains three works written for, or inspired by, film, sculpture, and closed...

Hèctor Parra and the orchestra

When in 2006 the composer Hèctor Parra Esteve composed Lumières Abyssales-Chroma and Karst-Chroma II, involving the Orchester National d'Ile de France and the Orchester Philharmonique de Liège, the idea of ​how to highlight the...

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METALLICUM: il progetto di Laura Faoro e Silvia Cignoli

Vincitrici del bando Life is Live organizzato dalla cooperativa Smart in collaborazione con la Fondazione Cariplo, METALLICUM è il nuovo progetto della flautista Laura...

SoundOut Festival 2024

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