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C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

D0 note (18.35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

F0 note (21.83 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

G0 note (24.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

A0 note (27.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

Rooney, Amy: Phosphenes 

 

 

Basic information

  • Title: 
    Phosphenes
  • Composer: 
  • Duration (in minutes): 
    5
  • Year of composition: 
    2018
  • First performance (year): 
    2018
  • First performance (venue): 
    Belfast
  • First performance (performers): 
    Hard Rain Soloist Ensemble,
  • Conductor: 
    No
 

Notes

  • Program notes: 

    ‘Phosphenes: a sensation of a ring or spot of light produced by pressure on the eyeball.’ Once the eyes relax, the visual field lights up, and moving specs of light appear in the dark background. This piece of music presents an aural image of this phenomenon.

 

Instruments

Total number of musicians: 
5
Musicians1st player2nd player
Flute
1
C
Clarinet
1
B-flat
MusiciansInstruments
Keyboard
1
Piano
Musicians1st player2nd player
Violin
1
Cello
1

 

 

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