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Backward Inductions

Backward induction is the process of reasoning backward from the end of a situation, to determine a sequence of optimal actions. The ‘end’ which this piece originated from, was a multiple-layered structure of repetitive gestures. The backward induction in this work’s creative process was the reduction and modification of the original structure to an optimal …

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Percussion-Architek-Ofer

Shift

For Three Tables, Percussion and Amplification Architek Percussion: Ben Duinker, Mark Morton, Ben Reimer, Alessandro Valiante. Performed and recorded at Live@CIRMMT 13th of February 2014, MMR, Mcgill University, Montreal.  Montreal 2014, 7′ Ca A Shift applies to change, transformation, rotation, and movement which all exist in music and are applied by parameters such as time, structure, order, …

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marchons, marchons

fl. cl. pno. vln. & vnc For Sentiari Selvaggi, Feeding the music Festival, Expo, Milano.  Revision and new performance – Meitar ensemble, conducted by Pierre-André Valade, Manifeste Festival, IRCAM/Centre Pompidou, Paris  Montreal 2016, 11’ Ca Initially marchons, marchons was written for Expo Milano 2015, whose theme was “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”. It was while thinking …

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Geneva-Camerata

Climax (or Elements)

Chamber orchestra.  Commissioned by Geneva Camerata with support from “The Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund”, conducted by David Greilsammer, choreography and dance by Nicolas Cantillon, CIE 7273 Montreal 2015/16, 14’ Ca  Cette pièce joue avec l’idée d’un moment de climax à l’arrêt, ou autrement dit, un moment stagnant du sommet musical. Comme matériau harmonique …

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leconsdetenebre Raffinot

Leçons De Tenebre

2010, november 5th and 6th Forum de Blanc-Mesnil, (France). 2011 march 8th, Vanves, Festival Artdanthé, (France). (1 hour long) Conception and direction :François Raffinot Dance and performance :Lionel Bègue, Tayeb Benamara, Emilie Harache, Ode Rosset Music :François Sarhan L’NFer (Un point de détail) (extracts, performed by François Sarhan and Ensemble Ictus) Ofer Pelz (for électroacoustic’s …

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Equilibrium

Violoncello, electronics and 9 Instruments. Solo Violoncello David Zur, Conducted by Karin Ben-Josef .  Premiere, April 2008, Jerusalem’s Music Center.  Revision, October 2008, Israel Music Festival, Jerusalem’s Theatre.  Jerusalem 2008, 19′ Ca Equilibrium is a state of rest or balance due to the equal action of opposing forces or influences. Energy must be created for …

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Neue vocalsolisten Borders

Crossing Borders

Examining the term BORDERS and some of its manifestations in means of music and art is the subject of a new piece initiated by the Israeli Meitar Ensemble in co-production with the celebrated German ensemble Neue Vocalsolisten. Two composers join forces to create the musical world for this piece, another Israeli-German partnership, Ofer Pelz and …

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