Canon explores the ‘quantum’ state between the polarities of classical and electroacoustic traditions. It is both classical and electroacoustic at the same time. Original voice is a recording of an upright piano and counterpoint voices are derived by the means of electroacoustic processing. Yet I tried to make them sound as much organic as possible, so one could experience the composition as a sort of quasi-canon. On the other hand, the piano recording could be interpreted as a sound object, what is suggested иy the presence of the background ambient noise, which is close to the field recording aesthetics. Composition’s electronic nature becomes even more evident close to the end, when voices are cut in explicitly electroacoustic manner.
Cover image photography by Sasha Naselenko: http://cargocollective.com/fo