Camera aeolia : for solo organ
by Caroline Wilkins (1992)
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Camera Aeolia is the name given to the wind-producing mechanism of a mechanical organ, as described by Athanasius Kircher in 1650. The acknowledgment of the sound-producing process that takes place through this 'wind chamber' was the starting-point of the work.
Duration: 12 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Quick changes of register and manuals
First performance: by Boris Klein — 1992. Schlosskapelle Solitude, Stuttgart
Reminiscent of medieval polyphony.
The work was selected by the ISCM World Music Days for performance in Luxemburg in 2000.
- Influenced by: Improvisations
Performances of this work
1992: Schlosskapelle Solitude, Stuttgart. Featuring Boris Klein.
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