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Dungeon Master
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Dungeon Master

Nov 3, 2019

Dungeon Master, recorded live at 8EAST, November 1, 2019 Dungeon Master by Shades of Scorpius JP Carter, Trumpet + FX • Lee Hutzulak, Synthesizers & Sampler Kenton Loewen, Drums & Percussion • Giorgio Magnanensi, Laptop & Piano        ...

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mixtophonics
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mixtophonics

Oct 21, 2019

MIXTOPHONICS come celebrate sonic imagination and lovely people!   mixtophonics has returned, after 17 years in June 2018. VNM started mixtophonics in 2001 at the Havana Theatre on Commercial Drive, to offer a space to present sound and music explorations by a variety of young and upcoming artists living in Vancouver. It run for 3 years and it was a great monthly gathering fostering the beautiful energy...

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quiet city set
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quiet city set

Oct 8, 2019

Thank you Constantine!! And QUIET CITY And thank youy Jaewoo Lee for the great room recording Quiet City g [Download] four red cedar resonators, blippoo, dod delay and oscilloscope    ...

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il suono indaco
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il suono indaco

Aug 23, 2019

il suono indaco (2011) dedicated to Walter Zanetti, Steve Wright and Chris Rolfe with a big thank you and love to Veda Hille and all of you wonderful and inspiring people. Still hoping to fully remount this with the 2 guitars.   il suono indaco [Download]   panel III  ...

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59
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59

Aug 5, 2019

Here is a random image search for the number of my birthday; today, my 59th birthday, August 5, 2019   http://www.fiftyninesrl.com/index_en.php https://www.magnatoneusa.com/products/master-collection/super-fifty-nine-head https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stellation   Beethoover Op. 59, no.1   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_59   59 (Fifty-Nine!) Binary Neutron Star Merger Simulations Binary Neutron Star Merger Simulations      https://books.google.ca/booksid=CTWDFJmp3B0C&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false  ...

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MAGIK Aug 2019
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MAGIK Aug 2019

Jul 27, 2019

Heading to Powell River on Aug 11 to work with MAGIK and 8 cedar panels at The Art Centre ~ Powell River Public Art Gallery           The Art Centre, Powell River The Art Centre, Powell River The Art Centre, Powell River...

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sitka
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sitka

Jul 21, 2019

  I finally started working on the beautiful sitka spruce reclaimed from the mill last winter. I look forward to playing with a new set of these beautiful resonators sometime this fall and enjoying the bright resonances of this wood with my MAGIK friends and more. Here some random images:   8 large sitka spruce resonators 8 small sitka spruce resonators  ...

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MAGIK
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MAGIK

Jul 5, 2019

MAGIK is a new Vancouver-based project that brings together Giorgio Magnanensi’s resonant woods with two of Vancouver’s most respected musicians, Marina Hasselberg cello, Kenton Loewen drums and Ucluelet based video artists Nicolas Teichrob. MAGIK plays within a multi-layered, live electro acoustic surround sound-space among flat audio panels of hand cut West Coast Red Cedar, Sitka Spruce and Pacific Maple. The panels serve both as...

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TDU / XLAB
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TDU / XLAB

May 23, 2019

    MUSIC AS HONEY OF SOCIETY The INCROCI Orchestra is ready in the hall of the San Leonardo theater, waiting for the conductor to begin the performance with his gesture. The hand that will lead the orchestra for the AngelicA international music festival along a 55-minute journey is Giorgio Magnanensi’s. Erroneous would be to think that the listening experience, of which the audience...

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angelica festival 2019
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TDU/XLAB non è una composizione musicale, un’opera d’arte, o un oggetto. TDU/XLAB è uno spazio per un pensiero sonoro: dialoghi attraverso e all’interno del suono, dell’immaginazione e del gioco. L’ensemble strumentale è guidato in un processo di co-creazione sulla base di esplorazioni di oggetti sonori (acustici e elettronici), tessiture, rumori, timbri, spazi, silenzi e risonanze. TDU/XLAB scaturisce quindi da energie individuali e collettive e...

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tower of silence
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tower of silence

Jan 27, 2019

2 songs from Roberto Musci‘s Tower of Silence, where (in the early 90’s) I played “liquid” electric guitar improvisations …another time capsule   Voices Of The Ancient [Download]   Kioko’s Deck [Download]    ...

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magik
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magik

Dec 28, 2018

Marina Hasselberg, cello Giorgio Magnanensi, piano/electronics Kenton Loewen, drums/percussion Silvia Mandolini, Violin  ...

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Things Resounding Things
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On October 31 I had the pleasure to visit John Brennan and his new and beautiful installation Things Resounding Things just before the November 1st opening at The Basically Good Media Lab at Emily Carr University of Arts + Design. Here are a couple of reflections instigated by John’s resounding space. Things Resounding Things is an emergent sound space for both an intimate and a collective experience...

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58
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58

Aug 5, 2018

Here is a random image search for the number of my birthday; today, my 58th birthday, August 5, 2018   Brahms op 58   58 Gin Cerium   Chopin Sonata op 58   John Cage, Fifty-Eight   Messier 58     SHURE SM58      ...

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EGKL + gik
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EGKL + gik

Jul 21, 2018

  for Kenton watch these 2 clips separately, but try also watching them together from the start   made with CHDH EGREGORE SOURCE software    Jacques Attali famously predicted this incipient era in music in 1977 in a classic text hybridising theory, culture, and government policy, Noise: A Political Economy of Music.  After three phases of Ritual Sacrifice  (Church music), Représentation  (scores and stage...

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for SM
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for SM

Jul 10, 2018

 An active line on a walk, moving freely, without goal. A walk for a walk’s sake. The mobility agent, is a point, shifting its position forward […] accompanied by complementary forms. (Paul...

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MAGIK
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MAGIK

Jun 14, 2018

Marina Hasselberg, cello • Giorgio Magnanensi • cedar resonators, Kenton Loewen, drums & metals Nicolas Teichrob spun spectra video       https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/WCR-@-China-Cloud.mp4...

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EMUSE 2018
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EMUSE 2018

May 15, 2018

Native Education College in partnership with Vancouver New Music, Vancouver Public Library and Warriors Against Violence presents     EMUSE 2018: Aboriginal Electronic Music Festival May 16 – 19, 2018 Various times + locations (details below) Free events EMUSE IS BACK! May 16 – 19, 2018, come join us for 4 days of music, workshops, and discussions about electronic music from an Indigenous perspective....

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pixelstorms
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pixelstorms

May 13, 2018

for David M YouTube compression reduced the quality of the original video but you can enjoy some pixel designs in the images below  ...

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Schola Heidelberg • Ensemble Aesthesis
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Hailing from the beautiful city of Heidelberg SCHOLA HEIDELBERG // ENSEMBLE AESTHESIS Friday, May 11, 2018 • 7:30 PM, BY DONATION Red Gate Revue Stage • Granville Islandhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1843394822619735/http://tsilumos.org/salt2018/https://klangforum-heidelberg.de/en/schola-heidelberghttps://www.kairos-music.com/artists/ensemble-aisthesis  ...

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Star Systems • live @ China Cloud
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  Thank you Lee for the video!     Star System playing the music of Sun Ra Recorded live at the China Cloud in Vancouver, Canada on March 14th, 2018. Featuring Colin Cowan (double bass, electronics, megaphone) | Daniel Gaucher (drums, electronics, arrangements) | Skye Brooks (percussion) | Tom Wherrett (electric guitar, electronics) Giorgio Magnanensi (piano, laptop) | Ted Crosby (saxophone, clarinet) | John...

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TDU MH
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TDU MH

Apr 7, 2018

TDU MH – il fuoco e l’artificio (2018) for cello, 16 cedar and maple flat panel resonators and live electronics WEST COAST RADIANS, March 10, 2018     TDU MH has been written with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and it is dedicated to Marina Hasselberg. This work is both a statement and a poetic exploration. The statement displays sound...

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eternal life
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eternal life

Apr 5, 2018

  Homage to JB, for Kenton     Eternal life is now on my trail Got my red glitter coffin, man, just need one last nail While all these ugly gentlemen play out their foolish games There’s a flaming red horizon that screams our names And as your fantasies are broken in two Did you really think this bloody road would pave the way for...

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URI RMX
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URI RMX

Feb 26, 2018

URI CAINE & ENSEMBLE a Vancouver New Music production arranged & conducted by Giorgio Magnanensi featuring Uri Caine : compositions, piano || Cameron Wilson : violin || Molly MacKinnon : violin || John Kastelic : viola || Marina Hasselberg : cello || prOphecy sun : voice, theremin & electronics || Lee Hutzulak : synthesizers, electronics & auxiliary percussion || Julian La Brooy : sampler...

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figments
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figments

Feb 5, 2018

TGK Tony Wilson • Electric Guitar Kenton Loewen • Drums Giorgio Magnanensi • Keys & Live Electronics     TKG set 1 [Download] TKG set 2 [Download] Excerpt from the live performance...

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WCR Installation
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WCR Installation

Jan 14, 2018

MARCH 4-10, 2018 WEST COAST RADIANS     DOWNLOAD and FOLD your brochure             Saturday night @ CIRS  ...

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LOoW exhibition
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LOoW exhibition

Jan 8, 2018

  Coming soon! sound crystals / -H A new installation/project part of Leaning Out of Windows  January 25- February 8,  2018 at the ECUAD new building.         Thank you to RANDY LEE CUTLER + INGRID KOENIG for inviting me to be part of this exciting research project, and to Art Olin for his elucidations and fascinating work at TRIUMF        ...

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Happy New Year!
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Happy New Year!

Jan 1, 2018

dream machine • sound capsule Supercabin • Roberts Creek, Januray 1, 2016 Andrew Bate, drums • Chris Rolfe, electronics • Giorgio Magnanensi, rhodes & lectronics      ...

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à nous la liberté
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à nous la liberté

Dec 26, 2017

à nous la liberté (Live all’Auditorium di Radio Popolare) a great project by Guido Mazzon, Tony Rusconi & Walter Zanetti          ...

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TDU / MH
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TDU / MH

Dec 18, 2017

some preliminary drafts/studies for a new piece for cello, cedar and maple resonators, sound objects and oscillographic videos for Marina Hasselberg. …more to come   studio #1   studio #2   studio #3   studio #4   studio #5...

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ISCM – VNM String Orchestra, VEE
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ISCM 2017 • Vancouver Thank you to all the wonderful musicians and to all the composers.   ISCM 2017 • Program   Linda Catlin Smith, Orient Point   Serena Teatini, Mi Fa   Jay Schwartz, Music for Orchestra III   Kotoka Suzuki, In Praise of Shadows    ...

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The Reorganized Organ
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The Reorganized Organ

Nov 27, 2017

The Reorganized Organ mentorship project Order tickets: https://reorganized-organ.eventbrite.ca Entrance is free, but you must order a free ticket for dinner Join us for the final showcase of our current youth mentorship project, The Reorganized Organ, a collaborative instrument-building project and experiment in using electronic waste to make an orchestra of experimental musical instruments. Also: opening remarks by Garnet Hertz and Brady Marks, and performances/installations by Lee...

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URI RMX
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URI RMX

Nov 25, 2017

  URI RMX Wonderful music with a great artist and amazing Vancouver musicians! TONIGHT NOV 25 at the ROUNDHOUSE    ...

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Lied • TDU FS
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Lied • TDU FS

Nov 19, 2017

  AVENTA Ensemble // Bill Linwood, Conductor Müge Büyükçelen, Violin • Mieka Michaux, Viola • Alasdair Money, cello • Darren Buhr, Double Bass • Mark Takeshi McGregor, Flute and Piccolo • AK Coope, Clarinet and Bass Clarinet • Darnell Linwood, French Horn • Corey Rae, Percussion • Roger Admiral, Piano ISCM 2017 • The Round House – Vancouver, November 8, 2017    ...

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ISCM RMX
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ISCM RMX

Nov 18, 2017

  Vancouver Electronic Ensemble ISCM RMX   VEE – ISCM Remix (Performed by Vancouver Electronic Ensemble) [Download]      ...

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Shades of Scorpius v.2
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Shades of Scorpius v.2

Oct 31, 2017

  Colin Cowan • Bass/FX Boxes Lee Hutzulak • Synthesizer/Sampler Kenton Loewen • Drums/Percussion Giorgio Magnanensi • Laptop/Piano   Recorded live at THE LIDO • November 4, 2017 SOS | NGC​​:​​171104​​.​​2.​​2 by Shades of Scorpius    ...

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oscillo-graphic score
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oscillo-graphic score

Oct 9, 2017

  deep purple an oscillo-graphic score and an excersise in media transference     I will soon transcribe and orchestrate the 11 pages of this graphic score made of different frames extracted from the oscillographic video. Hopefully I will be able to perform both versions sometime soon : )       Here’s a reading by Alice Caradente, Harp...

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spun spectra at GPAG
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spun spectra at GPAG

Oct 5, 2017

  SPUN SPECTRA Nicolas’ Teichrob’s wonderful photos at the Gibson Public Art Gallery Spun Spectra is up and glowing at the Gibsons Public Art Gallery. if rolling through the coast in October, go check out some trippy light and colours and sounds (via @giominz) of spider webs! It will expand your mind in terms of what is there that we can tune into when...

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RM&B live
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RM&B live

Sep 23, 2017

Accordion Noir Vancouver, September 8, 2017 • St. James Anglican Church   Raw Meat & Butterflies Doug Schmidt, Bandoneon • Giorgio Magnanensi, Electronics   01 a breeze bowing scraps of dreams 00:27–10:45 02 mynah 10:59–19:02 03 techno chants 19:30–26:30 04 when I get the shakes 26:44–35:23 05 variations on 2 notes of Astor Piazzolla 35:35–39:37 06 spinny 39:50–43:05...

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West Coast Radians
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West Coast Radians

Sep 14, 2017

WEST COAST RADIANS @westcoastradians     WEST COAST RADIANS Info.pdf a great logo by Max Magnanensi     For a few years I have been experimenting with and building various sets of yellow cedar, red cedar, sitka spruce and maple flat audio-panels to create both instruments and audio diffusors that might engage in a more embodied form of listening and sound thinking. The LINKS...

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drazil fx
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drazil fx

Aug 28, 2017

  another series of experiments on Drazil by Kedrick James (more collaborations with Kedrick HERE)        ...

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Rogue Arts Festival
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Rogue Arts Festival

Aug 24, 2017

Friday, August 25th 7PM Spacedock 8PM Dylan Rhymer 8:30PM Devil in the Wood Shack 9:30PM Buckman Coe   Saturday, August 26th 11AM Doug Koyama/The Imprints/Spacedock *Collective Set* Noon Matthew Lovegrove 1PM Kitty & The Rooster/Steve Weave and Giorgio Magnanensi *Collective Set* 3PM The Imprints 4PM Devil in the Wood Shack/Dirty Mountain *Collective Set* 5:30PM Kitty & The Rooster 6:30PM Scenic Route to Alaska 7:35PM...

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asabikeshiinh
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asabikeshiinh

Aug 13, 2017

dreamcatchers     […] fascism doesn’t take root on the margins of society, but always emerges from within the existing status quo. […] Alain Badiou, Metapolitics   … and it seems getting worse on a speedy pace: a fast and aggressive emergence of fascistic behaviours, role-modeled by a naked leader and his entourage. But also long engrained in our broken societies, too many around...

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Bird Sounds
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Bird Sounds

Aug 12, 2017

  A very nice website           The Cornell Lab of Ornithology Macaulay Library A.I. Experiments  ...

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bupp!! beats
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bupp!! beats

Aug 6, 2017

  playing with Bupp!! by  p i x e l m e c h a n i c s           Franziska Schroeder, sax • Jules Rawlinson, laptop • Dara Etefaghi, visual      ...

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R.I.P. Gilles Tremblay
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  Gilles Tremblay Gilles Tremblay, composer, pianist, ondist (born 6 September 1932 in Arvida [Saguenay], QC; died 27 July 2017 in Montréal, QC).   OBITUARY    ...

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57
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57

Aug 5, 2017

Here is a random image search for the number of my birthday; today, my 57th birthday, August 5, 2017 (click on images for links)                                       Biffy Clyro • 57   …and a 57″ pixel storm for the day : ) use 3D (Red & Cyan) glasses  ...

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Spiral
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Spiral

Aug 2, 2017

  SPIRAL MAGAZINE Spiral is a free publication from the Rubin Museum of Art. The first issue, available HERE and in print, accompanies the exhibition The World Is Sound, amplifying its themes and going a bit further afield.        ...

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sonic thinking
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sonic thinking

Jul 30, 2017

a must read:     Sonic Thinking: A Media Philosophical Approach Edited by Bernd Herzogenrath   Sonic Thinking (short excerpt from the Introduction) I would like to start with a set of resonances. First of all, a resonance on the word “resonance”—on the one hand it means something like “echo,” or “reverberation,” on the other hand, the word “reason” is somehow hidden in “resonance.” The French verb r.sonner makes this resonance...

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lunaire, apparizioni
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lunaire, apparizioni

Jul 26, 2017

    fließend (b) performed at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Bologna Ensemble Zipangu conducted by Fabio Sperandio       fließend (b) • Zipangu [Download]     Ensemble Zipangu Direttore: Fabio Sperandio Violini: Alessandro Di Marco, Giacomo Scarponi, Emanuele Benfenati, Anton Berovski, Elvi Berovski, Alessandro Bonetti, David Caramia, Silvia Mandolini, Elena Maury, Cosimo Paoli Viole: Corrado Carnevali, Loris Dal Bo, Emanuela Bascetta,...

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lovely sines
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lovely sines

Jun 23, 2017

  This is for Nikki     This old Max Msp Jitter patch is still one of my favorite instruments. Both visuals and sound are massaging my soul and brain reminding me how beautiful is letting go of your ego while bathing in the beauty of pure sonic vibrations without needing to express anything at all.   Radicalizing: listening is attention, not apprehension;  to listen is...

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e-glitch
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e-glitch

Jun 21, 2017

  opening a webpage in Safari I got this nice glitch:     here it is after some pixel sorting:         and here some more random reiterations:    ...

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spun spectra video
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spun spectra video

Jun 20, 2017

  some beutiful spun spectra moving images     Spun Spectra is a short film based on the photo series by artist Nicolas Teichrob (spunspectra.com) which showcases the natural optical phenomena of the rainbow spectra created by sunlight passing through spider webs. Of form and function unknown, certainly distinct, similarly unique yet consistently variable, the spectra of webs have likely hit everyone’s eyes from...

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quid at PRISMA
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quid at PRISMA

Jun 10, 2017

  Quid at PRISMA Festival, June 20 2017   Here is a remix of the Aventa‘s premiere at the Vancouver Aquatic Centre:   quid sustain [Download]    ...

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sajrmx
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sajrmx

Jun 4, 2017

  Tuesday June 6, 7pm       A post shared by saj&co (@sajandco) on Jun 7, 2017 at 9:13am PDT  ...

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il guadagnini
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il guadagnini

May 29, 2017

  scultura sonora (maple) il Guadagnini [Download]   August 2-20, 2017 • 50 Canadian Things • Sunshine Coast Art Council – Sechelt, BC This piece is dedicated to the memory of French Canadian violinist Jacques Israelievitch and it is inspired by “Violin”, one of the 50 short stories written by Jane Urquhart in her book A Number of Things. Maple is a wonderful and brightly resonating...

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raw meat & butterflies 2017
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I’m very happy I’ll be working and playing with Doug Schmidt, my dear friend of our early 2000’s duo raw meat & butterflies. Doug has been away from Canada for many years now and it will be great to play together again after all this time. We will present a new set of pieces during Accordion Noir Festival 2017 in Vancouver • September 8, St. James Anglican Church...

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game of drones
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game of drones

May 26, 2017

Drone Day 2017   Tomorrow, Saturday, May 27  on Granville Island presented by Quiet City & Vancouver New Music https://twitter.com/panospria/status/865231749764141056=   https://www.facebook.com/events/1301058563312372/       DRONE DAY •  Flickr Page        ...

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Chambers Σflare rmx
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Chambers Σflare rmx

May 23, 2017

  Remix of (and video for) chambers (Michael Red & Gabriel Saloman). Based on stems from the original tracks appeared on debacle records sigma flare I & II     Thank you Michael and Gabriel for sounds and inspiration.      ...

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CTAPP
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CTAPP

May 20, 2017

Circling Towards a Possible Present is a new media installation by Matthew Talbot-Kelly consisting of three interactive, game-engine driven and on-the-fly rendered figurative portraits. The work sits at the intersection of portraiture, film, theatre and video game traditions. It plays with and subverts the expectation of portraiture & interactive 3d games, while considering the inherent theatrical, filmic and painterly dimensions and expectations of these...

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sound crystals / -H
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sound crystals / -H

Apr 14, 2017

  I have been working on this new installation/project as part of Leaning Out of Windows and finally I finished all the maple resonators and finalized the audio material. It will be presented January 25- February 8,  2018 at the ECUAD new building. Leaning Out of Windows (LOoW) is a four-year SSHRCC funded interdisciplinary art and science project, involving four phases between 2016 to 2020. It involves co-designing, curating,...

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harmonographs
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harmonographs

Mar 26, 2017

      Inspiration:     John Whitney: Experiments in motion graphics   Anthony Ashton: Harmonograph, a visual guide to the mathematics of music     Harmonograph 1   Harmonograph 2    ...

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GCK
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GCK

Mar 26, 2017

  Glossary of Common Knowledge (GCK)   curatorial statement Narrated by Zdenka Badovinac, Jesús Carrillo, Bojana Piškur, Ljubljana, January 2014   Our Glossary of Common Knowledge (GCK), unlike an encyclopedia, makes no attempt to unite all the world’s knowledge in a single totalizing system or to assemble a variety of viewpoints under the roof of tolerance and inclusion. What makes the glossary different from similar efforts is that it does...

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TALEA Ensemble
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TALEA Ensemble

Mar 6, 2017

Talea Ensemble (US) Saturday, March 11, 2017 • 8PM Free pre-show chat at 7:15PM The Annex • 823 Seymour Street [Map] Program: Stefan Maier: territories III (2017)* Fausto Romitelli: Trash TV Trance (2002) Olga Neuwirth: spazio elastico (2005) Pierluigi Billone: Ebe und anders (2014) With: Oren Fader, electric guitar Jeffrey Means, conductor * World Premiere, commissioned by Vancouver New Music with the assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts.   Last...

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One Page Score video
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One Page Score video

Feb 21, 2017

  One-Page Score Project with the Plastic Acid Orchestra   One-Page Score Project with Plastic Acid Orchstra Conducted by Giorgio Magnanensi 28 January 2017; 8PM Pyatt Hall (843 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC) Program: Ian Goldman • The Meditative Cycle 0:00 George McCutcheon • Relative (for PAO) 4:45 Dubravko Pajalic • OPS1 10:50 Larry Popovitch • Wound 15:55 Matthew Talbot-Kelly • 3 [sounds in a paper bag (for prepared orchestra)] 21:55...

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EMUSE
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EMUSE

Feb 20, 2017

  EMUSE 2017 Aboriginal Electronic Music Festival Co-presented by NEC Native Education College, Warriors Against Violence Society, and Vancouver New Music March 2 – 4, 2017 Events take place at NEC Campus (237 E. 5th Avenue) and VCC Broadway Campus Atrium (1155 E. Broadway, entrance at Glen and E. 7th) Join us for three-days of FREE workshops, panel discussions and a concert! Featuring Jordan Abel,...

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Grimes RMX
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Grimes RMX

Feb 16, 2017

  Presented at CLUSTER Festival, performed by Plumes   PLUMES Upcoming Shows Mar 10 2017 Montreal, QC Rocket Science Room Mar 11 2017 Toronto, ON The Music Gallery Mar 13 2017 Windsor, ON University of Windsor Mar 16 2017 Kitchener, ON Wilfrid Laurier University Mar 17 2017 Winnipeg, MB Cluster Festival Mar 21 2017 Vancouver, BC Music on Main  ...

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lupercalia
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lupercalia

Feb 13, 2017

happy lupercalia everyone     “European music is based on the artificial sound of the note and the (tone) scale; it opposes the brutal and objective sonority of the world. As a result of an unbreakable convention European music is obliged from the beginning to express a subjectivity. It seems to fight the sonority of the outside world, like a sensitive being resisting the...

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little wheel spin and spin
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from Buffy Remix Veda Hille, CBC Radio Orchestra, Alain Trudel Conductor little wheel [Download] Sometimes special songs seem to give a strong voice to the spirit of our time. This project and its making was also special in the way it manifested itself. Maybe it’s just about beauty, something we only acknowledge as an exception and not as an option. “We are helpless, we are part of,...

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TDU HRO January 24
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TDU HRO January 24

Jan 10, 2017

  I’m happy to perform TDU HRO again this month with the Hard Rubber Orchestra   during the VSO New Music Festival.       ….final shots https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/TDU-HRO-Jan-2017.mp4   and 2 sloooooow shots : ) https://giorgiomagnanensi.com/wp-content/uploads/2-shots.mp4  ...

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one-page score
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one-page score

Jan 10, 2017

  One-Page Score Project with the Plastic Acid Orchestra FREE Workshop! Call for participants Registration Deadline: 15 January 2017 The workshop series is free, however space is extremely limited. Please email info@newmusic.org or call 604.633.0861 to register. Note: Preference will be given to those without previous composition experience, and who can attend all workshop and performance dates. Workshop dates 21 January 2017: 11AM–4PM 27 January 2017: 10AM–4PM Performance...

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six sound objects (vid)
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  six sound objects SCORE   for the Plastic Acid Orchestra with the Lions Gate Youth Orchestra, and François Houle, clarinet & electronics video by Angela Stearns     This piece is an homage to live sound making, the energy and power of imagination and the sheer beauty of sharing sound and sound-thinking together with a large group of young, passionate and committed musicians. The nature of this...

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happy new year!
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happy new year!

Dec 31, 2016

Happy New Year! Buon Anno! A tutti gli amici, vicini e lontani. To all my friends, near and far away. For a fuller life, where artistic behaviours would fully restore what neither politics or religion will never achieve. Potentiality, lots of work, butterflies, work for love, work for poetry, the beauty of any language, voice, sound, person and imagination. Love to all! Giorgio    ...

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Shades of Scorpius
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Shades of Scorpius

Dec 23, 2016

Rough mix, recorded live at The Lido, Vancouver • November 16, 2016   Giorgio Magnanensi: upright piano / laptop | Kenton Loewen: drums | J.P. Carter: trumpet & electronics | Lee Hutzulak: DSI Tempest / recording / mix / artwork   Click images below for bandcamp links   Frequent Seizure   After Later   Space Heather Thank you Lee for the recordings and the...

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little wheels spin and spin
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  A beutiful song  by Buffy Sainte Marie for the end of this year. Veda Hille, voice and piano CBC Radio Orchestra conducted by Alan Trudel Giorgio Magnanensi, orchestration Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Vancouver • April 15, 2017   little-wheel-spin-and-spin [Download]        ...

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one-page score project (Vancouver)
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  ONE-PAGE SCORE PROJECT call for participants   Here is last year’s one-page score performance   One-Page Scores coming to life with @plasticacid and #giorgiomagnanensi #vancouvernewmusic – check them out this Sat. Jan. 23 at 8pm at Vancouver Community College – Glen and 7th Ave. A video posted by Vancouver New Music (@vannewmusic) on Jan 22, 2016 at 3:04pm PST  ...

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Cross-Country
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Cross-Country

Nov 27, 2016

    On the compositional work of Heiner Goebbels   more texts and information on Heiner Goebbels and his wonderful work HERE   and HERE...

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