Loading…
This event has ended. Visit the official site or create your own event on Sched.
View analytic
Sunday, June 3 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Music Piece 1.2

Log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

Absalon Crash
by Jean-Francois Charles

Absalon Crash is a composition for cymbal and live electronics. Homage to Søren Absalon Larsen. A cymbal is equipped with a piezoelectric sensor and a transducer. They are connected through a custom-built effects pedal to form a feedback network. A performer acts on the system to explore different sonic worlds. The performer shapes the sound by using her/his hands on the cymbal to muffle or suppress certain frequencies from the resonance spectrum, and by adjusting the settings of the effects pedal. Absalon Crash fits in the tradition of electro-acoustic works exploring the resonant characteristics of physical materials, like David Tudor's Rainforest.

Artists
avatar for Jean-Francois Charles

Jean-Francois Charles

Assistant Professor, Composition & Digital Arts, University of Iowa


Attendees (7)