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RELAZIONI PLURIDIMENSIONALI FRA SUONO, SCRITTURA STRUMENTALE, ORCHESTRAZIONE AUTOMATICA E COMPOSIZIONE ELETTROACUSTICA IN UN POSIBLE DIA, QUASI UN RADIODRAMMA.


Article published in Arte e Fisica del Suono, Cesare Beltrami (editor), Milan, FrancoAngeli Editore, 2013.

Abstract

This article illustrates the use of automatic orchestration techniques, derived from the server application Orchidée, in the work Un posible día, quasi un radiodramma, composed between 2010 and 2011. It sheds light on the derivation processes of musical materials at the base of this composition, as well as on different solutions of automatic orchestration, calculated from a brief sample recorded from a tam-tam. The examples are presented in both musical notation and audio format (LINK)


SOUVENIR DE FRANCO DONATONI
(Only in French, PDF link)
A program note for a concert of the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, written by Javier Torres Maldonado on the occasion of the death of Franco Donatoni, in 17.08.2000.
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ANALYSE DU PREMIER MOUVEMENT DU CONCERTO POUR PIANO ET ORCHESTRE DE GYORGY LIGETI, 2003, in French. M.A. dissertation, National Conservatory of Strasbourg, France, Professor: Ivan Fedele. Not available in internet.

STICKY NOTES ABOUT UN POSIBLE DIA
An interesting and interactive page with audio examples, Computer Assisted Orchestration and Composition examples and algorithms, sample score, translations of texts by Ana Candida de Carvalho and Jose Manuel Recillas and other informations about the piece and its composition processeses.




PROGRAM NOTES AND ANALYSIS:


WORKS FOR THE STAGE

Sidereus nuncius, for 3 percussionists, dancers, intractive electroacoustic system and video.
Metaphors in sound. Article published in the ESZ News magazine, number 50, October 2009. Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano (PDF format.)
Clic here to read the Italian version of the same article.

Un posible dia,
for voice, actor, ensemble, electro-acoustic interactive system and video (2010-2011.)
Javier Torres Maldonado, Encounters and memories, ESZ News magazine, © 2011, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.
ITALIAN VERSION (Javier Torres Maldonado, Incontri e ricordi.)

ORCHESTRA

Currentes, for orchestra.
Javier Torres Maldonado, Initiatory music, © 2003, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

Esferal, for orchestra and CD.
Javier Torres Maldonado, Reflections on the hypersphere, © 2006, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

Tres Invenciones Haydn, for orchestra.
Javier Torres Maldonado - A homage to Haydn, © 2005, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

SOLOISTS AND ORCHESTRA
Figuralmusik III, for flute, clarinet oboe and string orchestra.
About the cycle Figuralmusik, by Beth E. Levy. Program note for a concert of the San Francicsco Contemprary Music Players.

Obscurto Etiantum Lumine, for violin and 3 orchestral groups.
A luminescent violin. Article published in the ESZ News magazine. © 2005, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

ENSEMBLES

De ignoto cantu (for bass-cl, trpt., perc., vl., vc. and electronics.)
De ignoto cantu. A program note about the version for five instrumentes and an interview to Javier Torres Maldonado by Makis Solomos.

EI suspiro del Angel (for 15 instruments and electronics.)
From Venice, to Milan, to the Americas, article published in the ESZ News magazine. © 2005, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

Exabrupto (for 3 instrumental groups, perc. and piano -15 players-.)
Exabrupto, Based on aa excerpt of the text wrote by Candida Felici, published on the CD booklet Exabrupto, (Stradivarius, STR 33719).

Figuralmusik I (for 5 instruments), Figuralmusik II (for 10 instruments) and Figuralmusik II/a (for 10 instruments and electronics).
About the cycle Figuralmusik, by Beth E. Levy. Program note for a concert of the San Francicsco Contemprary Music Players.

Rosa mutabile, for 2 instrumental groups (A: flute, guitar and viola, B: bass-clarinet, percussions -1 player-), 2010.
The progress of the flower excerpt of the article published in the ESZ News magazine. © 2008, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.
Italian version (Il progresso del fiore.)

Sinfonia Mixta (for 3 instrumental groups and electroacoustic support.)
Synthesis of the diverse, excerpt of the article published in the ESZ News magazine. © 2008, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.
SOLOISTS AND ENSEMBLE
The unexpected clock in the mirrors (for violin, bass-clarinet and ensemble [fl., cl., vl., vc. and pno.)
The unexpected clock in the mirrors, excerpt from the CD booklet Exabrupto,by Candida Felici (Stradivarius, STR 33719.)

VOCAL MUSIC WITH INSTRUMENTS
...en el aire... (for voice and ensemble.)
Exchanging sonorities, article published in the ESZ News magazine. © 2002, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

CHAMBER MUSIC
Cuarteto de cuerdas No. 1 (String quartet No. 1)
Metaphors in sound. Article published in the ESZ News magazine, number 50, October 2009. Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano (PDF format.)
Clic here to read the Italian version of the same article.

Espira I, Espira II.
Sound spiral. Article published in the ESZ News magazine. © 2005, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

Imagenes de la caida de Altazor.
Stellar chords, © 2003, excerpt of the homonym article published in the ESZ News magazine, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

Luz, for accordion and string quartet.
Clic here to visit the page.
Based on a fragment of the text wrote by Candida Felici, published on the CD booklet Exabrupto, (Stradivarius, STR 33719).

Quinteto, for wind quintet.
Analysis of Quinteto, for wind quintet, by Mario Alberto Guzman.
SOLOS
Hacia el umbral del aire, for accordion and electronics.
Clic here to visit the page.
Excerpt from the article Sound spiral, published in the ESZ News magazine. © 2005, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

Orior, for fortepiano or piano.
Clic here to visit the page.
Program note by Candida Felici and an interesting video (it displays along a live recording performed by Cadnida Felici during the Milano Musica Festival, some pages of the score.)

Primer libro del canto alado, for piccolo, flute, G-flute and bass flute (1 player).
Clic here to visit the page.
Excerpt from the article Books for virtuosi, published in the ESZ News magazine. © 2006, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

Tiento, for violoncello solo.
Clic here to visit the page.
Excerpts from two articles: CD booklet Exabrupto, by Candida Felici, published in 2005 by Stradivarius, and A voyage through musical space, article published in the ESZ News magazine, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano, 2004.

ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC WITH INSTRUMENTS
EI suspiro del Angel (for 15 instruments and electronics.)
From Venice, to Milan, to the Americas, article published in the ESZ News magazine. © 2005, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

Figuralmusik II/a, for ensemble and electronics.
About the cycle Figuralmusik, by Beth E. Levy. Program note for a concert of the San Francicsco Contemprary Music Players.

Hacia el umbral del aire, for accordion and electronics.
Clic here to visit the page.
Excerpt from the article Sound spiral, article published in the ESZ News magazine. © 2005, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

Tiento, for violoncello and (optional) electronics.
Clic here to visit the page.
Excerpts from two articles: CD booklet Exabrupto, by Candida Felici, published in 2005 by Stradivarius, and A voyage through musical space, article published in the ESZ News magazine, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano, 2004.

Sinfonia Mixta (for 3 instrumental groups and electroacoustic support.)
Synthesis of the diverse, excerpt of the article published in the ESZ News magazine. © 2008, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.
PRESS: (Section under construction.)

On the first performance of Tres invenciones “Haydn” at the Auditorium in Trent, on April 13, 2005.
From “Il Trentino”, April 15, 2005, Annely Zeni


Critic reviews on the CD Exabrupto:

Monograph on CD, by Gabriele Bonomo, ESZ News, © 2006.

ALIAS, supplemento settimanale del Manifesto, 25.02.2006 (Only in Italian.)

E il messicano vola libero, by Angelo Foletto, Suonare News Magazine, 06.2006.



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