I’m glad to announce that the Reihe Laptop Ensemble will perform on December 3rd, 2016, at Teatro Arsenale of Milan, at the Contemporary Music Hub day.
The piece is part of my research at AGON on modal synthesis which I have presented
with M° Michele Tadini at the Prisma Meeting in Paris ( @IRCAM ) on July 2016 in collaboration with
the students of my Sound Design courses at SAE Institute of Milan.
Constellation is a performance for an ensemble of 10 laptop computers and use a star map as a music score. On the map, stars, clusters, galaxies, nebulas and pulsars are voiced with a sound, and every musician writes his/her own constellations on the screen. A walkthrough in the sky.
The milky way then sings with watery bubbles, the pulsars make short bursts and the fire of the stars became an ever-changing resonance. Like tiny actors in the sky, the objects of the firmament take life and paint an organic soundscape with infinite variations, all around the listener which lies in a completely dark space.
The sound of the celestial bodies is created and processed in realtime, with the Three Axis Modal Synthesis (TAMS) creating virtual acoustic instruments made of precious gems and metals like sapphire, ruby, gold, platinum, silver, beryl, diamond…
Constellation is compelling work of sound that brings the listeners into the vastness of Cosmos.
Reihe Laptop Ensemble: Constellation
Nazareno De Luca
Written and directed by
Produced by AGON
In collaboration with SAE institute
and kindly supported by SIAE Classici di Oggi