More info: Steel and Silicon is an experiment in generative modular composition and guitar improvisation. Static patches on the modular generate evolving gestural material or drones. These are laid up as a continuous sequence on the computer and the guitar improvisation is performed against this in one pass.
Music for one or two harpsichords.
New music from Australia and the Americas for one and two harpsichords. For those who love harpsichords and think they should have a life in the present, here is the CD for you. Harpsichordist Michael Tsalka has a world-wide reputation and well-known Australian harpsichordist Diana Weston both had many of the works dedicated to them.
Bruce Crossman’s Gentleness-Suddenness project consists of three works: the one which appears here, is Gentleness-Suddenness. Gentleness-Suddenness was premiered at the New Music Series, Campbeltown Arts Centre on Saturday 29 June 2013. Performed by Claire Edwardes (percussion), Michael Kieran Harvey (piano), James Cuddeford (violin) and Lotte Latukefu (mezzo-soprano). Sounds like the mix didn’t make it on to this video.
Short film written and directed by Iqbal Barkat, composed by Petar Jovanov, performed by Claire Edwardes (perc), Jason Noble (clar). Winner: The Indie Fest 2013 – Award of Merit (Asian American), Nominee: Campfire Film Festival 2014 – Best Art, Literacy and Media Film; Official Selection – LA Asian Pacific FIlm Festival 2014.
This hybrid installation for gallery spaces forms part of The Opium Confessions, an overarching enquiry across different media platforms into the writings of Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859): poet, opium addict, wandering adventurer, genius of the imagination.