Sheet Music: Score
Sensitive spot : amplified piano and recordings / by Kate Moore
by Kate Moore (2007)
Sensitive Spot is
about tempo, in particular the slight
variations and gradations of one person's personal perception of
metric timing. Many takes of the same piece are recorded and
overlaid, pinpointing a musical phenomena that would normally be
associated with error - the inability of any human to have an
exact sense of metronomic timing. In this case it is used to
create something that aspires toward beauty resulting in an
intricate tapestry of interwoven rhythmic
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (8p. -- A4 (portrait))
Includes extensive programme and performance notes.
Included in a collection of performance installation pieces by the composer called "Rain Project" the piece received a cultural prize by the city of The Hague in the Netherlands supported DeKomeet, Fonds 1818 and Gemeente Den Haag.
This piece was originally commissioned by Ensemble Modelo62 in 2006 for who it was written as an instrumental piece for their line-up. This version was premiered at TAG in March 2006. It was subsequently arranged for solo pianist Saskia Lankhoorn in 2007.
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