Fellows' Presentation

Reimagining Musical Instruments: The Sound of Impossible Objects in My Music

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Part of the 2017–2018 Fellows' Presentation Series

Lecture by Camilo Mendez RI '18

Free and open to the public.


During his time at the Radcliffe Institute, Camilo Mendez is composing two new chamber works using prepared musical instruments. One will be part of the compositional cycle BURSZTYN, and the other will be part of Cartography of Convoluted Spaces. The works will be performed by Yarn/Wire.

Program

Spatio-Temporal Cartographies: Cartography of Confined Spaces (9 min.)

Piano, Laura Berger
Piano, Ning Yu
Percussion, Ian Antonio
Percussion, Russell Greenberg

BURSZTYN I: Flexidra I (6 min.)

Prepared Marimba, Ian Antonio

Archipelago Sierpinski: Huidobro/Cozumel (7 min.)

Piano, Laura Berger and Ning Yu
Percussion, Russell Greenberg

Archipelago Sierpinski: Baikal/Sorokin (7 min.)

Percussion, Ian Antonio
Percussion, Russell Greenberg