Bioluminescence @ ISMIR 2010

 

 

 

About Bioluminescence:

“Bioluminescence” is a mystical journey of sound, which display’s the world of bioluminescent creatures that live in the great depths of our oceans. “Bioluminescence” is primarily made for an art installation project, in which both light-art and the “Bioluminescence” piece attempt to trigger our senses to experience this journey. There is a second version of the piece made for concert performances.

About ISMIR

The Eleventh International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR 2010) is held in Utrecht, Netherlands, from August 9th to 13th, 2010.

Since its inception in 2000, ISMIR has been the world’s leading forum for research on the modelling, creation, searching, processing and use of musical data. As the term Music Information Retrieval (MIR) indicates, this research is motivated by the desire to provide music lovers, music professionals and music industry with robust, effective and usable methods and tools to help them locate, retrieve and experience the music they wish to have access to. MIR is a truly interdisciplinary area, involving researchers from the disciplines of musicology, cognitive science, library and information science, computer science and many others.

After ISMIR’s scientific program on the 11th of August, the Utrecht School of Music and Technology (USMuT) presented a concert.
This 1 hour concert took place in the K&W gebouw (conservatory) in Utrecht.

program

Three compositions for prepared piano, Disklavier-grand piano and electronics performed by Sonsoles Alonso

  • Niek Lucassen: “Short Piece for Prepared Piano”
  • Ben Wallet: “Oh, Aarde bestel mij nu meteen, timmer zes planken om mij heen”
  • Rogier van Straten: “Improvisation for piano, Disklavier en electronics”

Three compostitions for various electronics

  • Konstantinos Vasilakos: “…” voor singing voice, Petzhold-blokfluit en electronics.
  • Laurens van der Wee: “Cake” for analogue synthesizer and sonic improvisation system.
  • Augusto Meijer: “Bioluminescence” for fixed media and 4 loudspeakers.


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