Thrausmata : electroacoustic
by Ros Bandt (1997)
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Instrumentation: 2 amplified text readers, voice, Renaissance recorder, slide whistle, medieval psaltery, sampler, vocorder, Fairlight.
Duration: 24 min.
Contents note: 1. Parmenides fragments -- 2. Homer Iliad XI 618-652 -- 3. Sappho fragment 1, realisation 1 -- 4. Bacchylides ode 5 16-49 -- 5. Sappho fragment 1, realisation 2 -- 6. Euripides Hippolytus 1199-1233 -- 7. Democritus fragment 9 (DK 68A, 128) -- Mungo.
Commission note: Commissioned by Klaus Schöning, director of the renowned Studio Akustische Kunst, West Deutsche Rundfonk, Köln.
First performance: 30 May 98.
Thrausmata is seven different renderings of six fragments of ancient Greek texts chosen by the composer for their enduring subjects of love, hospitality, war, sport, sexuality, philosophy and atomic theory.
Thrausmata represented Australia for the International Society of Contemporary Music in Bucharest in 1999 where it was highly commended.
Performances of this work
30 May 98.
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