ENDURING LIKE A TREE UNDER THE CURIOUS STARS #5

I’ve been commissioned to compose works for choir for Stefhan Caddick’s openings event of the renovated ‘Llwyn Celyn’ house by Landmark Trust, on October 5 and 6. The sheer wealth of material about the place, landscape, history, language and nature gathered by research, by knowledgable commissioners, professionals, friends and colleagues is such a treat, I’ll beContinue reading “ENDURING LIKE A TREE UNDER THE CURIOUS STARS #5”

FORT PROCESS – PANORAMIC SCORES performances

 Fort Process festival, a production by the Lost Property arts collective, commissioned me for a new panoramic score composition, after last year’s IMAGIRO Landmannalaugar. Central / Caponier are the titles of the two on-location panoramic scores I created for the Fort Process Festival, named after the locations they are situated in – the Central Gun Placement andContinue reading “FORT PROCESS – PANORAMIC SCORES performances”

FORT PROCESS – PANORAMIC SCORES #6

The Fort Process festival, a production by the Lost Property arts collective, commissioned me for a new panoramic score composition, after last year’s IMAGIRO Landmannalaugar. Work in progress. Finished pieces ‘Central’ and ‘Caponier’ probably the only time they will be this ritualistically neatly folded. #premiere #panoramicscore #graphicscore this Saturday #Sept22 #FortProcess #Newhaven UK. #inkandbrush #nature #landscape sizeContinue reading “FORT PROCESS – PANORAMIC SCORES #6”

FORT PROCESS – PANORAMIC SCORES #5

The Fort Process festival, a production by the Lost Property arts collective, commissioned me for a new panoramic score composition, after last year’s IMAGIRO Landmannalaugar. Work in progress. my job today painting #panoramicscores #graphicscores #minimalism#workinprogress #inkandbrush #hills #roomwithaview #composer   Somehow I always end up stitching my scores? #workinprogress #panoramicscores#graphicscores #canvas #fabric #inkandbrush on grass #fortprocess #Sept22Continue reading “FORT PROCESS – PANORAMIC SCORES #5”

FORT PROCESS – PANORAMIC SCORES #4

The Fort Process festival, a production by the Lost Property arts collective, commissioned me for a new panoramic score composition, after last year’s IMAGIRO Landmannalaugar. If the weather is going to be as forecasted I’ll be painting 40 metres of graphic score tomorrow, scary stuff!!!! This detail of my scale model will be about 8 metres long…Continue reading “FORT PROCESS – PANORAMIC SCORES #4”

Fort Process – panoramic scores #3

The Fort Process festival, a production by the Lost Property arts collective, commissioned me for a new panoramic score composition. I’ve been very much looking forward to starting working on it – it’s going to be much longer than last year’s IMAGIRO Landmannalaugar and wrapping through buildings of Fort Newhaven, starting today! I’ve got the 40Continue reading “Fort Process – panoramic scores #3”

FORT PROCESS – PANORAMIC SCORES #2

Fort Process festival, a production by the Lost Property arts collective, commissioned me for a new panoramic score composition, after last year’s IMAGIRO Landmannalaugar. Work in progress. Cut and splice #newanalog #hyperanalog #realtape #reeltape #graphicscore#panoramicscore #modular #composition #fortprocess #sept22   I. Cannot. Stop. #scalemodel #panoramicscore #graphicscore #fortprocess #sept22   Somehow I can never find my metal rulers forContinue reading “FORT PROCESS – PANORAMIC SCORES #2”

FORT PROCESS – PANORAMIC SCORES #1

The Fort Process festival, a production by the Lost Property arts collective, commissioned me for a new panoramic score composition, after last year’s IMAGIRO Landmannalaugar. #bigskies #pastelles #black #silhouettes #panorama #Pembrokeshire. Rugged rocks eating the photo #nature #inspiration #graphicscore#panoramicscore #newmusic work #composer #Sept22 #fortprocess . . .

Next Panoramic Score piece, Sept 22

I’m extremely thrilled to introduce to you my next gigantic Panoramic Score production. This time situated on an incredible on-location setting at the Fort Process Festival in Newhaven, UK. Photos below show the buildings and structures where I’m going to compose the panoramic scores for. The sheet music will wrap itself through the spaces. The echoingContinue reading “Next Panoramic Score piece, Sept 22”

Sjórinn Shanty for Choir

I do love making artwork for my #music if I get the chance. #sjórinn #shantyfor #choir with a #seafarers #seashanty work rhythm. #reykjavik #hull#composer #composition #storytelling #faded #ink #stamps and #scribbly #fonts . .

Listen to Imagiro Largo music here

. 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 worksContinue reading “Listen to Imagiro Largo music here”

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 aContinue reading “Watch IMAGIRO LANDMANNALAUGAR here”

IMAGIRO premieres were sensational!

 . 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 EnsembleContinue reading “IMAGIRO premieres were sensational!”

IMAGIRO premiering tomorrow

Hear hear! 7pm August 14 in the Black Hall of the Printing House in Vilnius. . Trying out the panoramic score in Vilnius Library during rehearsal. #IMAGIRO .  

IMAGIRO #4 ink and brush

The next stage…. First test of #panoramicscore #graphicscore. I need a bigger brush. Another few metres to go #IMAGIRO @soundandmusic #DARresidency #newmusic pic.twitter.com/ekRqSfrcgD — jobinatinnemans (@jobinatinnemans) August 6, 2017 ..

IMAGIRO #3 stages of development

‘IMAGIRO’ is a composition for ensemble and panoramic score, unfolding its music from a single landscape size movement into a sound sculpture like origami, whilst pacing the musicians through the concert space in a slow-motion ceremonial choreography of imaginary Olympian sprinters. For those interested, let me talk you through the many various stages of creating this work. I guessContinue reading “IMAGIRO #3 stages of development”

IMAGIRO #2 painting

I have been looking forward to painting my graphic landscape #panoramicscore for months! This is the first sketch, still a bit blocky. #IMAGIRO will be premiered by Ensemble Synaesthesis in Vilnius, Lithuania, on August 14. Commissioned for the DAR Residency, in collaboration with AiR Krems and Sound And Music. . .

‘IMAGIRO’ #1 doing the maths

Full of beans finishing my new piece #IMAGIRO. A #panoramicscore! So excited and full of wonder how this is going work visually. Unfolding music and players through the concert space in a time-lapse rally. In theory it works really simple… #brainworkout #Vilnius #premiere14aug #ensembleSynaesthesis . .

DAR Lithuania commission

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.  Last year I spent quite someContinue reading “DAR Lithuania commission”

Performing at John Grant’s music festival Hull’17

Very delighted to announce I’ll be performing solo at a very special event, organised for the arts festivities around Hull UK City of Culture ’17. John Grant’s Atlantic Flux: Sounds from the Smoky Bay is a 4-day music festival and I’ll be playing on April 29th. More details to follow.

Soundtrack to Anne-Mie Melis’ Flora commission

‘A New Niche For Nature’ is going to be Anne-Mie Melis’ exhibition in Oriel Myrddin in Carmarthen running from 6 August – 15 October 2016. Her work has been commissioned by Oriel Davies’ Flora project. I met Annie-Mie first when we both were commissioned to create work for Rhôd in Melin Drefach in 2012. Last year she got back inContinue reading “Soundtrack to Anne-Mie Melis’ Flora commission”

Mapping Sound using Colour

A look into a possible intuitive relation between a sound and a colour (2006) more here