Memory of Wind & The Sound of Red Earth

I’ve composed a new composition “Memory of Wind” for a special compilation commemorating  Stephen Vitiello’s The Sound of Red Earth – a work that is currently being installed in three of the large kilns at the Sydney Park Brickworks.

The Sound of Red Earth (2010). Image: http://www.stephenvitiello.com

This is what I wrote about the piece:

“Memory of Wind” takes its inspiration from a trip up through northern South Australia a couple of years ago. A lasting memory was the presence of the wind in the form of visible phenomena across the landscape – troughs of earth shifted over time, depressions in the earth made by the low-lying branches and leaves of trees and the slow moving wavefronts across grass fields and vegetation.

The piece was composed using mostly spectral shaping and gating.  This approach was also recently used for the piece “Wind Shadow” from the recent EP Projections of Loss.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s