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Composition
January 2011

Resonant Shoreline

Davismoon, S 2011, 'Resonant Shoreline', Piano and Interactive Electronics, Self, Banff Centre for the Arts; University of Calgary; University of Plymouth; University of Glasgow; University of Salford, Canada; England; Scotland..

Abstract

A large-scale work for piano and interactive electronics of c25 minutes duration.  

Its musical language results from a subtly unfolding, dynamic, emergent grammar which has musical topics associated with 'journeying' (real and spiritual) at its heart.

These topics are allowed to gradually transform over time assisted by a series of generative algorithms, developed within the object-oreinted programming environments of PWGL and OpenMusic.

Alongside the live piano part; there are planes of electronic sound that are generated in an interactive manner by way of Max/MSP and Ableton Live.  These further augment the grammars of the live piano part. 

Notes

 A work for the Brazilian/Canadian pianist Luciane Cardassi.  Which has attracted support from the Scottish Arts Council; Banff Centre for the Arts; the Universities of Calgary, Glasgow, Plymouth and Salford and will be performed in these locations during January/February 2011. 

Publication Details

Composition Type
Piano and Interactive Electronics.

Publisher/Distributor
Self
Banff Centre for the Arts; University of Calgary; University of Plymouth; University of Glasgow; University of Salford, Canada; England; Scotland..