Collaborations

Whim Ensemble

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnDzsPtmbh8 On the verge of composed and improvised music, Whim ensemble (Ofer Pelz, prepared piano & Preston Beebe, percussion) creates percussive landscapes by inventing instrument modifications and techniques to build an unusually rich sound world. They place found objects on their instruments to explore complex timbres, textures, and harmonies. Whim ensemble website Photos of Whim …

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pre-fall

Released by Ambiances Magnétiques “The avant-garde duo of pianist Ofer Pelz and percussionist Preston Beebe just released Pre-Fall, an amalgamation of various experiments in the spontaneous synchronicity of the two performers here. While the recorded output is a fantastic experience in its own right, there is something truly mesmerizing in witnessing such performance being played …

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Montreal nouvel musique

Flem 50

Works by Cage, Mumma and Pelz From MNM2017 program notes – http://smcq.qc.ca/smcq/en/evenement/37268/FLEM50_Mumma_Cage_Tudor_et_l_inclinaison_exp%C3%A9rimentaliste This concert follows the trail of the “First Live Electronic Music Festival” (“FLEM”), which took place in California fifty years ago, featuring David Tudor (1926-1996), the pianist particularly known as the interpreter of John Cage’s works. One of the pieces performed at the festival was Mesa, for …

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Gamification

Gamification

From CIRMMT website – https://www.cirmmt.org/activities/live-cirmmt/feb2019 Game pieces are musical compositions whose course is not predetermined like most pieces in classical music, but is determined in real-time according to rules, chance operations and competitive strifes between performing opponents toward a goal, similar to sports and video games. Game Pieces showcase exciting, spontaneous interactions on stage, providing enriching …

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