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

Rykova, Elena: Marionette 



Basic information

  • Title: 
  • Composer: 
  • Duration (in minutes): 
  • Year of composition: 
  • First performance (year): 
  • First performance (venue): 
    Moscow Philarmonic
  • First performance (performers): 
    Vladislav Pesin (MCME ensemble)
  • Solo Voice(s)/Instrument(s): 
  • Conductor: 


  • Program notes: 

    pull the rope – the left half of It is higher than the right
    the low is motionless
    pull the knee:
    It does a step, then another
    how to make it out?
    they watch independently

    The piece is about a wish and necessity of independence of each single person. A simple, natural but strong wish to have the right to speak and to have the opportunity to be heard. Especially nowadays.

  • Technical specs: 

    The mic DPA 4099 or DPA 4061 and one good & sensitive condenser mic on a stand, so then it's possible to do a mix in amplification between them.
    Reverberation is obligatory, its parameters depend on the acoustics of a concert hall. Approximate time of the reverb is 1,5 sec.
    From 2 to 4 speakers are needed.
    If possible, to use one light spot with a focus on a performer.



Total number of musicians: 
Ampflied ensemble (no electronics)



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