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EU "Composing with Sounds" Concert

Location
PACE Building Studio 1
Date(s)
27/02/2013 (18:30-19:30)
Contact

Prof Leigh Landy (llandy@dmu.ac.uk)

Description

The "Composing with Sounds" project is an initiative led by the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre at De Montfort University and supported by an EU Culture grant with five partners throughout Europe: INA/GRM (Paris, France), ZKM (Karlsruhe, Germany), NOTAM (Oslo, Norway) and associate partners Miso Music (Cascais, Portugal) and the Ionian University (Corfu, Greece). An innovative software tool Compose with Sounds has been developed and taken into schools, introducing the possibilities of making music with sounds to young people, especially at KS3 (11-14) across Europe. This concert is one of many to take place between January and April in the six participating countries. It involves primarily pairs of works often using the same sound materials, one made by a student and one by a professional composer. Tonight’s concert includes work from the countries of the four main partners.

Germany

Nora Burkhardt, Jara Kullick – No Title – 1’05
Lilli Roser, Lea Mara Nikolai – No Title – 0’54
& Thea Heck, Lena Eisenhut – No Title – 2’45 

Norway

14 Students – Year 6 Kringler-Slattum Elementary School (outside of Oslo) Winter Sound (Vinterlyd) 6’
Gyrid Nordal Kaldestad Sketches of Faust 6’30 (NOTAM commission)

France

15 students following the sonic arts option – aged 15 – led by Sylvain Labartette and Eric Broitmann at the Lycée Général Georges Brassens Concrètement Féminin (Concretely Feminine) 4’30
Florian Sulpice C’est Wiizzz!!! 3’45
Roger Cochini Retour aux Sources (Return to the Sources) 5’30 (GRM Commission)

UK

Joseph Deeping Paradox 3’
Andrew Hill Abstracted Journeys 5’ (DMU/MTI Commission)
Leshaun Kiaya Blake-Rodrigues Beautiful Things 2’
Duncan Chapman … but the kitchen sink 5’ (DMU/MTI Commission)

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