Turbulence – for piano electronics

Category solo instrument with multimedia
Year Composed 2009
Duration 10 Minutes
Orchestration piano, video and electronics
Original perfomer Sonsoles Alonso
Availability contact composer
Recorded Malgorzata Walentynowicz

Composed in comission of Performing Founds Netherlands
Selected as finalist of 2nd European Competition for live-electronic music projects ECPNM 2009 and premiered during ISCM Festival in Goetheborg 2009.

One of a series of compositions which were created thanks to the collaboration of Katarina and multimedia artist Emmanuel Flores. It was inspired by the physical phenomenon of turbulence – its strength, unpredictability and complexity.

After it’s Norwegian premiere, it has been performed in the Netherlands, Spain, the USA, Denmark and Poland. Great interpretation by Margaret Walentynowicz was recorded in the recording studio Gdansk Academy of Music in 2013, and will be placed on the next disc of the composer.

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