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  • Published by Move Records — 2004 [MD3289] — 1 CD (44 min.)
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  Work Composer PerformersDurationMP3
Conversations (2004) for electroacoustic
Recorded/performed at: Move Records studio, Melbourne
Robin Fox, Steve Adam, Russell Goodwin, Peter Myers, Thomas Reiner and Philip Czaplowski Steve Adam, Robin Fox, Peter Handsworth, Kim Lajoie, Paul Todd, Jane Hammond 43 mins, 43 sec. Buy as MP3

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The recording of conversations is one of the outcomes of a research project initiated by the School of Music in the Faculty of Arts at Monash University. Six composers have collaborated to produce this recording, performed by six performers.

The project investigated strategies for the conceptual and aesthetic integration of team-based music composition, contemporary music performance practice, and music technology. Six composers (5 PhD candidates and one staff member), three performers (two Masters candidates and one staff member), and two research assistants were engaged in the conception, composition, performance, and recording of this research-based musical work. The project involved two levels of integration: (1) the conceptual and aesthetic integration of six distinct research interests in the field of music composition, and (2) the integration of the compositional collaboration within a team-based exploration of contemporary music performance practice.

The composers: Steve Adam, Philip Czaplowski, Robin Fox, Russell Goodwin, Peter Myers, and Thomas Reiner.

Steve Adam live electronics, processing
Robin Fox live electronics, processing
Jane Hammond conductor
Peter Handsworth Bb and bass clarinets
Karen Heath Bb clarinet
Kim Lajoie playback of pre-recorded materials
Paul Todd Bb and Eb clarinets

This is a rich and engaging example of electro-acoustic music at its most successful
Anthony Linden Jones - MCA Music Forum Magazine November 2006

Duration: 44 min.

Contents note: Section A -- Section B -- Section C.

Performers: Steve Adam (live electronics, processing) ; Robin Fox (live electronics, processing) ; Jane Hammond (conductor) ; Peter Handsworth (Bb and bass clarinets) ; Karen Heath (Bb clarinet) ; Kim Lajoie (Playback of pre-recorded materials) ; Paul Todd (Bb and Eb clarinets).

"Produced and released with the assistance of the School of Music and the Faculty of Arts at Monash University" -- liner notes.

Liner notes includes programme notes.

'Conversations' is a collaborative electroacoustic work by Steve Adam, Philip Czaplowski, Robin Fox, Russell Goodwin, Peter Myers, and Thomas Reiner.

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