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 . . .

How everything is connected – continued

As a follow up to yesterday’s post: in current issue of Cambridge University Tempo magazine, Christopher Fox published an inclusive composer’s profile about my work and how various approaches relate to one another. Read how I’ve been running experiments for over a decade. In this same journal David Kim-Boyle sheds a light on my panoramic scores in hisContinue reading “How everything is connected – continued”

Page Turners and how everything is connected

Here is a blog about one of my current works in progress. Most of my compositions are inter-connected and via sports, crafts and field recordings I’ve entered a sonic universe where all ingredients are formulated to such abstraction it becomes hard to recognise their origins. I thought it might be interesting to take you onContinue reading “Page Turners and how everything is connected”

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 . .

Eleonor Sandresky turning pages in Cafe OTO

This Monday in Cafe OTO! Fab concert featuring a few of my works as well. Renowned experimental New York composer Eleonor Sandresky will be playing on piano, Ebow and electronics. A long-time Philip Glass colleague and member of the Downtown music scene since late eighties, brings a taste of this experience to Cafe OTO inContinue reading “Eleonor Sandresky turning pages in Cafe OTO”

Writing page turners!

Next week! Cafe OTO! This! I’m in full preparation while I should be promoting this wonderful concert. I’m printing out my sheet études on the finest rustling tissue paper. Mmmmmm. Rustling. #PageTurnerétudes #PaperPiano#CafeOTOJuly3 The Page Turners for solo piano are a continuation of Turner Piece for the Apartment House commission. Cafe OTO link and tickets Facebook event linkContinue reading “Writing page turners!”

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”

Iceland R&D visit January

MOVING CLASSICS COMMISSION FOR KAMMERKÓR SUÐURLANDS Day 1 – Tuesday 26.01.2016 MEETING HILMAR, BJÖRG AND THORUNN Arrived late afternoon in Reykjavik BSI station by plane and then coach, about 16:15, to be picked up by my fabulous hosts Hilmar Örn Agnarsson and Björg Þórhallsdóttir by car to bring me to my AirBnB stay at Fossegata 11. It’s a wonderful apartmentContinue reading “Iceland R&D visit January”

Apartment House playing Turner Piece, Apartment House and Metro @ OTO

The Apartment House ensemble, directed by Anton Lukoszevieze, premiered three new works of mine – Turner Piece, Apartment House (Building Stories) and Metro – in Cafe OTO London in October. For these works I divided the string sextet into a Left and Right, stereo, sub-ensemble. ‘Turner Piece’ is about vast natural landscapes and their micro textures. ImpressionisticContinue reading “Apartment House playing Turner Piece, Apartment House and Metro @ OTO”

Vogue Knitting Live NYC Concert and Catwalk music

Some marvellous news about getting new music out there! * Vogue Knitting Live NYC ’16 Gala Diner concert and Fashion Show music * My MATA commission ‘Killing Time’ uses prepared knitting needles to trigger software sound samples in an organic way to reproduce Nature sounds. It led to involving performers from outside the field of contemporary art,Continue reading “Vogue Knitting Live NYC Concert and Catwalk music”

“Shakespeare and Hedgeshear” musique concrète vimeo

One can’t really make out what’s going on, the lounge wall is too thick to overhear your neighbours in detail… Still you feel you’re witnessing something… You’re watching a concrete music composition for 2 table tennis matches and 3 untrimmed hedges, written to the extreme long reverb of a Gasometer – with innocent shear clippingContinue reading ““Shakespeare and Hedgeshear” musique concrète vimeo”