Arthur Kampela is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Arthur Kampela and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and. Arthur Kampela (born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – now also an American Citizen), is the winner of the Guggenheim prize in Music Composition, the Arthur Kampela is the winner of the Guggenheim Prize in Music Composition. From he was a DAAD (Berliner Künstlerprogramm) Fellow . He has.

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Therefore, on top of the playing speed, the compositional newness and integrity of the piece and the instrument is maintained since the viola is submitted to complex technical demands where ergonomic considerations play a fundamental role. A scream, a click-tongue, a hum, the tapping of the feet, etc. In his presentations he doubles as a singer, guitarist and theatrical entertainer. Enjoy our gallery of featured playlists and a selection of media samples drawn from awarded projects. If you already have a subscription, click here to log in.

Stay tuned for future email messages! Thanks for your support! Copy Link Link copied! More than seeking mere effects, I saw the instrument as a sonic object that could be subjected to different types of ergonomic demands. From the Counterstream archives, take a deep dive into new music. If one is able to understand the ergonomics behind traditional gestural moves, one is also able to penetrate the depths of gestural potentialities—a state of affairs where the superimposition of new gestures implies not only a unique motoric vocabulary but the assumption of a new compositional output.

Structurally he was very conservative, almost a classicist.

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Kxmpela are intense sounds—our recommendation is to listen to them in small yet concentrated doses. In other words, to pass from a note to an effect any percussive one and back to a note, it is imperative for the effect to be easily accessible i. This phenomenal disc by Veloso from was the leading avant-pop album created in that time.


I acquired a cello, a viola, a violin, I rented a harp, a trombone, an oboe, etc. However, I might add, minus gimmicks. Check out these playlists: Subscribe to keep reading You’ve read both of your free articles for this month.

Articles and commentary posted here reflect the viewpoints of their individual authors; their appearance on NewMusicBox does not imply endorsement by New Music USA. Kampela has broken new ground in two particular ways: He also taught composition at NYU from This imperfection is what draws me to the sound world he created. In many of his pieces, Kampela employs new extended-techniques for acoustic instruments and Micro-Metric Modulation — a rhythmic system he devised after Carter and Cowell to bridge complex rhythmic relationships.

The peculiar maneuvering required to play each instrument implies compositional strategies that will ensure the optimization of the chosen instrument s. Some recent compositional projects: This first subversion betrays traditional modes of motoric and gestural demands that are incrusted in the tradition of viola music afthur. It accumulates coexisting sonic vocabularies that we then order in a certain way according to the limits of our perception.

Explore The place for curious ears Highlights Browse all projects Browse all profiles Browse all events. For me, composing involves emotional and intuitive responses to the world around us. In this piece, the form lies in the display of archetypical s sonorities: The name Exoskeleton meaning: This is fundamental if we composers want to excel in mastering the intricacies that exist within the instrument itself and more importantly between the instrument and performer.


We’re an independent magazine, we pay our writers, and our advertising arthuf never slow you down. Second, working with new extended-techniques for acoustic instruments. It reduces language to its sounds; it tries to speak, narrate, and can finally only asphyxiate itself.

Celebrate the vitality and breadth of NYC music-making with this sampling of tracks on our platform. And why do we we express ourselves? Rhythmically, he was far beyond anyone writing at the time, including Stravinsky and Schoenberg.

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Login or register to start creating your own playlist! The re-channeling of energy spent in performing can acquire the status of structural cell if we view the bodily reaction to the music being played as a complementary detail. The point here is to make sure that artjur flow of materials of diverse textural qualities or weights are to be presented always as something new.

Kampeka 16 years he has been Adjunct Professor of composition and guitar at Columbia University. To celebrate the 75th birthday of Coventry-born composer Brian Ferneyhough, the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group has invited the pioneering Arditti Quartet to perform his music in the heart of the Midlands.

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