George Crumb: Makrokosmos I, II, III

Nel suo libro Spectral Piano, Marilyn Nonken segnala i Makrokosmos di George Crumb come uno dei più riusciti tentativi di fornire un almanacco delle tecniche estensive del pianoforte: "....(glissandi; harmonics; and percussion on muted string,...

Reinhard Fuchs: Mania

A gifted class was undoubtedly that of Michael Jarrell at the University of Music in Vienna in the period 1995-2002, inspired by a composer particularly inclined toward interpretations, viewed as an autonomous, interactive model...

Alwynne Pritchard: it is not just a rockaby!

Everything suggests that the Kairos monograph dedicated to the English composer and performer Alwynne Pritchard (1968), is sufficiently representative of the author's style. Her musical DNA is made of many things: the fragmentation of...

Toshio Hosokawa: Gardens

Gardens is the second release that Kairos dedicates to Toshio Hosokawa's music, a monograph who especially highlights the compositions for ensembles by the Japanese composer. It is a matter of documenting a work parallel...

Bernhard Lang: Works for Piano and a short conversation

Linked to the philosophical expectation of "difference / repetition" of the French avant-gardes, Bernhard Lang's first intervention on the piano is in 2003 with the DW12 'Cellular Automata', about 30 minutes in which you...

Marco Momi: Almost Nowhere

The debut of the composer Marco Momi on Kairos could not be more satisfying: in contemporary music there are still secluded analytical spaces, placed in a corner by an audiance not prepared to immediately...

Osvaldo Coluccino: Interni

The history of the flute played with extended techniques has generated a vast heritage of actions and materials on which the composers have spent their time to outline new functions for the flute itself...

Pierluigi Billone: Mani.Giacometti/2 Alberi

The history of Western art music has been, among other things, the history of the evolution of performance techniques. Particularly since the end of the Second World War the extension of the ranges and...

Ryan Carter: Chamber works

In music the average listener usually tries to find a rhythm in any composition but modern music changes his perceptions: the composer tends to elaborate rhythm, to segment it, to stratify it. Stravinsky began...

Roman Haubenstock-Ramati: Konstellationen

To speak of Roman Haubenstock-Ramati is to enter into a large semiotic and emotional debate: many theorists, critics and musicologists have downplayed the innovative power of the Polish-born composer, considering that its main feature,...

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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

Amelia Cuni