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Sounds of Portland: Electroacoustic Response


Sounds of Portland: Electroacoustic Response

  • Date: Sunday, 3 November 2013, 2:30pm
  • Venue: Portland Performing Arts Centre — Bentinck St, Portland, VIC
  • Tickets: This is a free event

Event Details

The performance will include: - a reinterpretation of the sounds of Portland captured and composed for the Heard/Unhead:Flux SoundArt project at the Upwelling Festival. - a selection of 20th & 21st century flute repertoire and other electro acoustic improvisation work, a showing of video work by PSC Year 7 students.

This is a response to a response to the Upwelling, the main attraction is of course on the Portland Foreshore during the Upwelling Festival on Saturday the 2nd of November, which is a 4-channel sound installation running most of the day. This little concert is a chance to demonstrate other avenues of sound art and electroacoustic music, along with the scientific work of some local students from Portland Secondary College.

1. (Giles/Bennett): New work for sine waves with prepared bass, flutes. (c. 10mins) 1a. Video 2. (Bennett): Berio - Sequenza I (flute solo) (c.7mins) 2a. Video 3. (Bennett): Giles - Etude Microscopique (bass flute solo) (c. 4mins) 3a. Video 4. (Giles/Bennett): Improvised electroacoustic response to the Upwelling using found sounds, prepared bass and flutes. (c. 15mins)

Performers: Vincent Giles - laptop, prepared bass, Alice Bennett - flutes

Featured non-Australian music: Luciano Berio - Sequenza I

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by email to vgiles@student.unimelb.edu.au

Featured Australian Works

 Etude Microscopique by Vincent Giles

Featured artists

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