Karnatic  Lab  March  


Karnatic Lab
Thursday, March 24, 2005, 20.30h



De Badcuyp, Amsterdam
1st Sweelinckstr. 10


This month the Karnatic Lab will be coming at you in surround sound!
We are exploring a ‘new’ technology, the DVD Audio and Super Audio CD formats.  These discs make it possible to listen to multichanel music with speakers all around you, giving a fuller image of the sound.  We will have a system setup and will play some short recordings made just for this technology, with works by Luigi Nono, Pauline Oliveros, Lukas Ligeti, among others.  In between there will be several live multichannel works and improvisations by Jos Zwanenburg, Wiek Hijmans and Batscapez, an improvising ensemble mixing with various bat signal sounds.  To balance out all this spinning sound is Denisov’s Sonate for saxophone and piano.

Edison Denisov:   Sonate voor Saxofoon en piano
Claudia Luce – altsaxofoon
Ere Lievonen – piano   

Wiek Hijmans:   Microtonal Multichannel effect improvisations
Wiek Hijmans – electric guitar

Jos Zwaanenburg: The Tail-devourer
Jos Zwaanenburg – flute and 4 channel live electronics

Seamus Cater – live sampling 
Isak Goldschneider – clarinets 
Enric Monfort – percussion 
Wobbe van der Meulen – flute

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