On Air | behind glass (2013)

MUSIC FOR RADIO | ELECTROACOUSTIC     13:30

INSTRUMENTATION

voice, percussion, piano, accordion, recorded sound walks

On Air | Behind Glass was commissioned by Czech Radio's rAdioCUSTICA Program. It received the 2013 Palma Ars Acustica Award from the European Broadcasting Union.

On Air | Behind Glass is featured in the 2013 play Antiwords by Spitfire Company.

In 2012 I had the privilege of spending nine months in Prague as a Fulbright fellow. I composed On Air | Behind Glass towards the end of my stay, as a kind of epilogue. It is my impression of Prague through its language, its streets, and its artists...

Listen to a radio interview in Czech about the work HERE

In Antiwords, words are spurious; movement and dance combined with music or silence are sufficient to entertain and provoke.
— DC Metro Theater Arts

 

PREMIERE  BROADCAST

rAdioCUSTICA Program, Czech Radio Vltava, Prague, 25 May 2013.

Cecile da Costa, voice; Ian Saxton, percussion; Marina Kantor, piano & accordion. 

Recorded at Czech Radio Studio 1. Produced and Mastered by Ladislav Zelezny.

 

PREMIERE PERFORMANCE

Atlas Performing Arts Center, Mutual Inspirations Festival, Washington, DC, 24 September 2013.

Antiwords by Spitfire Company.

 

ADDITIONAL BROADCASTS AND PERFORMANCES

Coming soon...

 

 

* CD published by Czech Radio , 2014. Mastered by Ladislav Zelezny and Michal Rataj. Available through: www.radioart.cz. Free download HERE.