NEW WRITINGS OF SOUND AND MUSIC// Simon Belshaw// Music Machine 1
title of work: Music Machine 1
Instrumentation and methods of interpretation: Mixed ensemble
How would you describe the form of writing sound and / or music : text score
How do you think your proposal can be interpreted?
It can be performed by any number of players there is no necessity for them to have any music training or even an instrument.
What meanings or additional level provides this particular form of writing to hte performance and / or to the interpreation of the work?
Allows a degree of expression within a tightly controlled environment. Players must respond only to screen changes, but a response of to play nothing is as relevant and important as a response to play something. The sound that any player makes is entirley their own choice it doesn’t have to come from the instrument but can be sung, can be a stamp of the feet or a clap of the hands, striking the walls etc. Any sound is permitted.
à écouter, une version live de Machine Music 1. Performed by Emma Welton (violin), Simon Belshaw (casio digital horn), Julie Hill (violin), Rebecca Willson (violin),
John Welton (bass clarinet), Michael Brailey (violin), Caroline Jones (flute), Philip Robinson (saxophone),
Zoe Mack (violin). Other sounds performed by all of the players.
Pour tous ceux qui voudraient tester la partition : Ici.