Vestige: Study for illapse

by John Mallia

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Purchasable with gift card

     

1.

about

Non-Event at Home - Program 28

In this study, a noise-veiled chord progression with slowly oscillating trills is grafted onto the upper harmonic structure of a ‘hidden’ chorale melody that lies below the lower limit of audible frequency. The majority of recorded sounds utilized in "Vestige" were produced by bowing string instruments (guitars, mandolin, banjo, phonoharp, and e-bowed dulcimer). Noise and artifacts resulting from bowing with unstable materials pervades the composition. Sustained tones from the reeds of a pump organ are also present. All recordings were made by the composer and carefully re-tuned to match the construct of the hidden model.

John asks that you send donations to Autism Speaks (www.autismspeaks.org) or Non-Event (www.paypal.me/noneventboston)

credits

released June 30, 2020

license

all rights reserved

tags

about

Non-Event Boston, Massachusetts

Non-Event is a Boston-based concert series devoted to the presentation of experimental, abstract, improvised, and adventurous music from New England and around the world.

contact / help

Contact Non-Event

Streaming and
Download help

Report this album or account

If you like Vestige: Study for illapse, you may also like: