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Sigman: Fcremap

Release Date: 11/10/2017 
Label:  New Focus   Catalog #: 194  
Number of Discs: 2 
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The foundation of composer Alexander Sigman’s fcremap project is a collaborative piece with animation with the Korean visual artist Eunjung Hwang called Future Creatures. The generative seed of Future Creatures has given birth to this remarkable set of works for various instrumental combinations that are represented on this recording. Sigman’s approach to these pieces, all reconceptualization of the original materials for Future Creatures in some form, is appropriately multi-disciplinary. He explores non-traditional scores including real tie scrolling electronic graphic notation, experimental methods for triggering electronic tracks and unconventional ways of playing back those electronic sounds, and image to sound analysis of the Future Read more Creatures animation to draw fundamental connections between the materials in use in both medium. The overall result, from a musical perspective, is a rich tapestry that takes on the form of a sophisticated palimpsest, with a conceptual template serving as the frame upon which several variations are layered. Read less

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