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Sonic Circuits Viii

Release Date: 12/19/2000 
Label:  Innova   Catalog #: 117   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  John Von SeggernKatherine GordonFrancis DhomontPreston Wright,   ... 
Performer:  John Von SeggernKatherine GordonFrancis DhomontArturo Parra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Incorporating some of the most innovative, textural electronic sounds to date, the Sonic Circuits series of recordings continually evolves as some of the most daring music by seasoned electronic composers and young avant-garde aficionados ever assembled. As an open forum for musicians from all walks of life, the Sonic Circuits International Festival showcases the latest artistic uses of technology, and its audio releases are always intriguing.
Using laptop computers, various computer-based programs, digital audio manipulation and samplers, these composers prove there are no limitations when it comes to sound sculpting. Massive computer improvisations collide with live musicians, leading to the most abstract soundscapes. These abstract
Read more musical ideas are merely an extension of our cultural progression. The evidence of breathtaking individuality is obvious in all these works. If you need to escape from the banality of so-called regular music, you've found the right door, and it's wide open. Read less

Works on This Recording

Hyper Erhu by John Von Seggern
Performer:  John Von Seggern (Computer)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Hong Kong, China 
Holding Patterns by Katherine Gordon
Performer:  Katherine Gordon (Electronics)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
En cuerdas by Francis Dhomont
Performer:  Francis Dhomont (Tapes), Arturo Parra (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Canada 
Notes: This selection was written in collaboration with Arturo Parra. 
Carpenter Ant Blues by Preston Wright
Performer:  Preston Wright (Percussion), Preston Wright (Computer)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Minnesota, USA 
Draht Welt by Malte Steiner
Performer:  Malte Steiner (Computer)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2000; Cuba 
Sinusoidal Tendencies by Philip Mantione
Performer:  Philip Mantione (Electronics)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: New York, USA 
Mary and Ann by David Jaggard
Performer:  David Jaggard (Tapes)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Utrecht, Netherlands 
Elements by Antun Toni Blazinovic
Performer:  Stjepan Veckovic (Sopila), Adrijana Mamula (Soprano), Antun Toni Blazinovic (Tapes),
Antun Toni Blazinovic (Computer)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2000; Croatia (Republic of 
Colatudes by Michael Kosch
Performer:  Michael Kosch (Tapes)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: New York, USA 

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