Alistair Zaldua - contrejours

from by Sound Collective

/
  • Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

     £1 GBP  or more

     

about

The title refers to a technique in photography where the main image is almost totally obscured by having been photographed against the main source of light: 'against the day(light)'. My intention wasn't in hiding anything; the blind spots in this piece attempt to describe the proximities or disconnections between electronics and pianist whilst conceiving of both as a singular instrument.
The piano part consists of stopped harmonics; the pitches played are non-tempered harmonics the exact frequencies of which which are traced by the electronics. Once the pitches are recognised a limited number of sound files are triggered: sounds that are similar in character and pitch. The speed the pianist plays at determines the speed of output; the pianist concentrates on the behaviour this output has and alters it.

credits

from No Room?, released December 22, 2012

tags

license

all rights reserved

feeds

feeds for this album, this artist

about

Sound Collective UK

contact / help

Contact Sound Collective

Streaming and
Download help