During five exciting days, from 9th to 13th of April, the Institute of Sonology will cellebrate the symposium Composing Spaces. Spatial Music from Grabrielli to the 21st century. This will be a nice occasion to share knowledge with really expert people from different countries under the same common denominator of enjoying sound from a liberated point of view, which nowadays takes space as a main concern in music.
A gathering of forces completely relevant in this subject, such as Groupe de Recherches Musicales Paris, the Institute of Sonology – Koninklijk Convervatorium The Hague, The Technical University Berlin, The Spatial Information Laboratory of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and The Netherlands-based The Game of Life Foundation will contribute to present unique insights on the flourishing relationship between music and space.
During the concerts, the audience will be able to listen to music through three different diffusion systems, which match together at the same hall, the Arnold Schoenbergzaal: besides an octophonic set, the Acousmonium loudspeaker-orchestra from GRM and the Wave Field System of the Game of Life Foundation.
Ángel Arranz will do a humble contribution by giving a lecture, which will to emphasize the sensitive/abstract relationship between music and space throughout his personal insight of architecture as an means of expression. Also, he will present one of his last creations, S A H, a 7-channel tape with video projection, extracted from our series of 4 avant-garde architectures, [d]espacio.