Kanteleen Synty added to my playlist

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Amazingly talented Rune singer and friend Ilona Korhonen is coming to the Southbank Centre for a concert on Sept 28! She’s been researching this traditional Finnish music genre for 20 years, it’s very interesting to hear her talk about it and beautiful to listen to.

Earlier this year Ilona and I collaborated in this wonderful piece ‘Kanteleen Synty’, a song about the origin of the Kanteleen instrument, in Rune lau, a traditional Finnish genre in music. Performing knitters on prepared needles and DIY interface generate the soundscape as an intrinsic sonic fabric of life made from field recordings taken in the locality of the performance venue.

Live performance on February 4, 2017, during the opening of the Maunulatalo community centre in Helsinki.

Produced by M-Cult, supported by Creative Europe. Recorded by Kalle Kuisma. Photos by Jaime Culebro.

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‘Mx’ by the Icebreaker ensemble

The DNA sized world of Mx.

Together with Head and Throwing A Window Through Another Window making three works commissioned and performed by Icebreaker for their ‘System Restart’ tour, performed live at the Guildford International Music Festival, University of Surrey, March 2017.

Next ‘System Restart’ concert in King’s place, London, on October 8 – info and tickets here

#wedandfrisounds #newsitenewplaylist

 

Updated website and Music page

I’m refreshing my website! New shiny template and a hopefully more entertaining About page telling a bit more about my adventures of last twenty years.

In addition to the new version every Wednesday and Friday I will embed music added on Bandcamp and Youtube to my Music page playlist for everyone to enjoy. You can choose to buy tracks you like for £1 on Bandcamp if you are able to, or donate more if you can, which will be appreciated as very welcome support to my music. Thank you!

Today I’m adding my most recent work to begin the new playlist with. Enjoy!.

Capturing the broad sound of vastness when roaming through a solitary landscape, read on#contemporaryclassical #live #performance #ensemble #panoramicscore #imagiro

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Listen to Imagiro Largo music here

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Rugged wild landscapes with their hills and mountains read like music to me. The Icelandic use the work ‘fjallasyn’ to describe a distant view, especially in clear weather and from a point where you can see a big part of a highland area – a panorama with many peaks.

There are two IMAGIRO works (this is IMAGIRO LARGO):

‘Imagiro Landmannalaugar’, which Youtube video you can watch here, is titled after the wide Icelandic mountainous scenic views, the fjallasyn, it was inspired by. It’s performed by its 24 metres long #panoramicscore. This work is like a roam through the wilderness.

‘Imagiro Largo‘ works the same, by graphic panoramic score, but also as traditional sheet music. Read more about it on my blog. It would take an entire production team a week to set it up as a panoramic concert, as such it was premiered using the score. ‘Imagiro Largo’ is more akin to a landscape garden, planned and cultivated with mathematical precision.

Première concerts were performed by Ensemble Synaesthesis in the Arts Printing House, Vilnius, on August 14. Recorded and mixed by Vytautas Bedalis. Mastered by Jobina Tinnemans. Photo by Dominykas Digimas.

IMAGIRO ‘Landmannalaugar’ and ‘Largo’ are commissioned by the Lithuanian Composers’ Union and Sound And Music UK and produced during the DAR Residency in Druskininkai, LT.

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Watch IMAGIRO LANDMANNALAUGAR here

I’m extremely proud to present this video to you – thank you Ensemble Synaesthesis for the spellbinding performance!

Rugged wild landscapes with their hills and mountains read like music to me. The Icelandic use the work ‘fjallasyn’ to describe a distant view, especially in clear weather and from a point where you can see a big part of a highland area – a panorama with many peaks. (Thank you Örlygur!)

There are two IMAGIRO works as a result of my DAR Lithuania commission:

Imagiro Landmannalaugar’, which Youtube video you can watch here, is titled after the wide Icelandic mountainous scenic views, the fjallasyn, it was inspired by. It’s performed by its 24 metres long #panoramicscore. This work is like a roam through the wilderness. Première concert was in the Arts Printing House, Vilnius, on August 14.

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Imagiro Largo‘ works the same, by graphic panoramic score, but also as traditional sheet music. Read more here. It would take an entire production team a week to set it up as a panoramic concert, as such it was premiered using the score. ‘Imagiro Largo’ is more akin to a landscape garden, planned and cultivated with mathematical precision.

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#IMAGIRO Sound and Music Contemporary Music Ensemble Synaesthesis

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IMAGIRO premieres were sensational!

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Happy about how #IMAGIRO ‘Largo’ and ‘Landmannalaugar’ worked out. If I get the chance will be writing more in this line. It has been such a physical, intuitive and ungiving mathematical process, a very interesting challenge to match these contrasting qualities. Thank you so much for commissioning Egidija Medeksaite, the Lithuanian Composers Union and Sound and Music and Contemporary Music Ensemble Synaesthesis for performing. The light engineer of Menų spaustuvė/ Arts Printing House did a wonderful job. Here are a few stills from the video I took. #panoramicscore #graphicscore  Dar Dar DAR_Druskininkai Artists’ Residence
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