le temps bouge mais n'avance pas

"le temps bouge mais n'avance pas", treats time perception through the circular and finite motion of spinning tops. A cumulative set of variations evoking the sound of this object and the musicians movement needed to produce it; arising questions such as:


How can spinning tops be perceived even without its sound? And until what point can we imagine a sound if we just see the action that produces it?

A crossroad between sounds and movements where the orchestra dialogues with pre- recorded sounds creating a new perceptive dimension.

le temps bouge_F.Hirter

Picture by Fabian Hirter

type

orchestra with electronics

formation

symph. orchestra, electronics and spinning tops

duration

12min.

year

2021

written for and premiered by 

Biel Solothurn Symphony Orchestra (commission)

conductor

Kaspar Zehnder

event

Musikforum 2021,

Congress Center Biel

 

master and recording

Eigenproduktion SRG