Next 6th of March there will take place the absolute premiere of [d]espacio: acousmatic series on four Spanish buildings. The event will take place in the XXI Festival de Primavera – Músicas de los siglos XX y XXI organized by the University of Salamanca [ES]. Two days later, on the 8th of March, we will travel to the Insitute of Sonology in The Hague to carry out the Dutch premiere of the series in a monographic concert, anc closing this activities with a lecture on this subject on the morning of the 9th of March.
Music on four wineries
The recital [d]espacio consists of four acousmatic pieces for tape composed by Ángel Arranz between 2009 and 2012 by Ángel Arranz, visualized by the videoartist Beatriz del Saz. Each of the four pieces is inspired and take its compositional modem from one of the four Spanish avant-garde wineries: Bodegas Protos, Bodegas Marqués de Riscal, Bodegas Yisios y Bodegas Qumrán. These four wineries have been built by four great contemporary architects, respectively: the British architect born in Florencia, Sir Richard Rogers; the canadian living in the United States Frank Gehry; the Spanish Santiago Calatrava, and also the Spanish Barcelona-based architects Solís/Hernández. Arranz selects these four works to compose the pieces integrating the [d]espacio series: Electronic Study, inspired on Bodegas Protos in Peñafiel; Extrusion, inspired on Bodegas Marqués de Riscal in Elciego; SAH, inspired on Bodegas Ysios in Laguardia, and lastly De la luz y del espacio inspired on Bodegas Qumrán, in Padilla de Duero. The pieces are played through a set of speakers distributed in the room and the video is projected on a screen.