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Sasaki, Shiori : Seven Leaves 

 

 

Basic information

  • Title: 
    Seven Leaves
  • Subtitle: 
  • Composer: 
  • Duration (in minutes): 
    20
  • Year of composition: 
    2019
  • First performance (year): 
    0
  • First performance (venue): 
  • First performance (performers): 
 

Notes

  • Program notes: 

    The relationship between the lines seen when drawing with a pencil and the sounds
    heard is always linked.
    Naturally, the appearance of the line changes depending on the drawing instrument,
    the material to be drawn, the pressure and the speed.
    However, not only that, the "sound" emitted at that time also changes in various
    ways.
    Thus, “drawing-performance” is the same as “musical playing” in the violin in that
    the sound changes depending on the drawing / bowing pressure and the drawing /
    bowing speed.
    The act of drawing can be expected to be a physical action close to a stringed
    instrument and change in sound synchronized with it.
    So far, various artists have presented works that take into consideration the
    relationship between visual and auditory experiences, but in “drawing-sound
    performance”, drawing act is considered as musical performance.
    This is “visualization of sound” which is based on the concept that visual experience
    is also as auditory experience, and is a new way of audio-visual art that focuses on
    the sound emitted during drawing act.
    Prepare a large sheet of paper on the desk, and project it on a screen or wall.
    A microphone is prepared at the hand of the drawing-sound performer, from which
    the sound of the drawing is picked up and processed by the electronics as it is or in
    real time, and the time is condensed on a sheet of paper improvised.
    Currently, I am doing live mainly on acoustic construction with this method as the
    standard one.
    When I finish drawing one sheet, I turn over the sketchbook and do drawing again,
    so I use the seven sheets of paper in all, so it is entitled “Seven Leaves."
    Different writing instruments are used for each page, and patches of individual
    sound effectors adapted to each are prepared, and the operation of the effector is
    presented in real time in accordance with the drawing as a playing action.

  • Technical specs: 

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fqEV7G0Q9qFhcQz04G9vD5VonRDwAzFe/view?usp=sharing

 

Instruments

Total number of musicians: 
15
Musicians1st player2nd player
Flute
1
Oboe
2
Clarinet
2
Saxophone
2
Bassoon
2
Trumpet
2
Trombone
2
Musicians1st player2nd player
Double Bass
2

 

 

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