OsteoAlphabet

  OsteoAlphabet is Greek, or something, for Bone Alphabet a piece by Brian Ferneyhough a staple among the percussion-lete elite.  In 2004, I created a computer application that can easily sequence, slow down and isolate the rhythmic matrices of Ferneyhough’s language.  The application is programmed in Pure Data and can be downloaded using the link … [Read more…]

Daydreams

Daydreams for marimba and electronic synthesis and spatialization was composed by Philippe Boesmans in 1991.  The score is unpublished and the original digital realization was produced in Liege, Belgium by Patrick Delges.  The technology of the 1991 version used a K & K marimba pick up system that converted acoustic to MIDI information, an AKAI … [Read more…]

Lejos del Silencio

Rodrigo Sigal  “Rimbarimba” for marimba and electronics David Birchfield  “Community Art: Resonant Energy” David Birchfield  “Community Art: Resonant Energy version II” Padma Newsome  “4 Tales from Mangrove Mountain” The project was produced and coordinated by percussionist Robert Esler and partially funded by FideMex-USA a grant that encourages interaction between Mexican and US artists. The goal … [Read more…]