Hypermusic prologue

Hèctor Parra
Hypermusic prologue
  • Composition: 2009
  • Instruments: Soprano Voice, Baritone Voice
  • Ensembles: Chamber Orchestra
  • Genres: Classical Music, Opera and Zarzuela
  • Instrumentation: S Bar solo 1/pic010 - 1000 - Perc - archi - live electronics
  • Percussion: ballpoint pen.blackboard.sd.bd.2 bong.2 conga.vib.sus cym.tom.toy hn.low piano string.tam.spring coils.slide fl.spiral cym.templeblks.glocks.metal guiro.thunder.chains.broken crystal.vibrant glass.woodblk.rain tree.2 anvil.2 ratchet (sm,lg).2 timp w/sus
  • Duration: 65 Minutes
  • Reference: TR00763

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Hypermusic prologue

2. Plane II - A wonderful place!

3. Plane III - This step - a new dimension

4. Plane IV - The pathway opens

5. Plane IV - Why disrupt this harmony?!

6. Plane IV - You are gone

7. Plane IV - The soft cozy edge

8. Plane IV - I will describe this strange landscape

9. Plane IV - The language of the 5th dimension

10. Plane IV - Microscopico, flamboyant

11. Plane V - This pull, this tug

12. Plane V - Electronic interlude

13. Plane V - Scuro/As I travel away

14. Plane VI - How to open up your world?

15. Plane VII - Discordant phenomena

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Author

Hèctor Parra

Barcelona ( 1976 )

Hèctor Parra (Barcelona on 1976) has studied composition with Jonathan Harvey, Brian Ferneyhough as well as with Michael Jarrell in Geneva. He has the Master in Arts of the Paris-VIII University with honours. He has been Professor of Electroacoustic Composition at the Conservatory of Music of Zaragoza, in Spain, and actually he is teaching composition at Ircam, in Paris.


Premieres of his works have been performed by the Ensemble Intercontemporain, the Klangforum Wien, Ensembe Recherche, the Arditti Quartet, the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Brussels Philharmonic, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Radio Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart, Freiburger Barockorchester, Barcelona National Orchestra, Spain National Orchestra, etc.


He received commissions from the French state, the Ircam-Centre Pompidou, the Berlin Academy of Arts, the Strasbourg Musica Festival, Musée du Louvre, WDR, SWR, Kölner Philharmonie, Mécénat Musical Société ...

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"Esta obra, encargada por el Ensemble Intercontemporain, supone un paso más en la actualización del género ópera y es una apuesta única por la unión de música y ciencia."

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