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musical documentation
title: Resonant Quarks II
sub-title: -

year of composition: 1999
realized at: Sonology Department, Kunitachi College of Music

duration: ca. 10 min.
____concert: Synthèse 99 International electronic music and creation festival
____place: Maison de la culture, Bourges, France
____date: May 29, 1999
____electroacoustic (stereo loudspeaker)

program note:
This electroacoustic piece was realized with NeXT computer and IRCAM Signal Processing Workstation at the Sonology Department of Kunitachi College of Music, Tokyo in 1998. Compositional algorithm, sound synthesis and mixing programs were all written in the software Max.
____For the composer it was the first experiment on developing his idiom “Sound Creature” by means of microscopic particles in natural sounds. Mainly four sounds sampled from human voice and instruments, moreover each has just one second duration, are used in the piece as musical materials. By being processed via algorithmic granular sampling technique, these are gradually or suddenly changing its timbre and place in space as if dance performance of living creatures.

____Honorable Mention
____at The 3rd International Electroacoustic Music Contest of São Paulo

selected for performance:
____festival: Beckonings Listening Forum
____place: KZSU 90.1 FM, the radio station of Stanford University
____date: December 8, 1999

further performance:
____concert: Cinema for Ear
____place: the Cinematek in Copenhagen, Demmark
____date: January 22, 2001

____concert: The third International Biennial for Electroacoustic Music of São Paulo
____place: São Paulo, Brazil
____date: October 11, 2000

____concert: CIMESP 1999 finalist concert
____place: Teatro Laura Abrahão, São Paulo, Brazil
____date: October 29, 1999