catch_up (2015)

For Piano, clarinet, cello and dancer

The piece catch_up takes the experimental concept of the piece airdrums_01 to the next evolutionary level. In this realtime composition a dancers movements and specific gestures are used to generate musical scores that are displayed on screens visible to the instrumentalists. The goal for the musicians is to react to the generated notes as quickly as possible, minimising the biologically introduced latency. So the audience experiences the dancers gestures and the resulting music as unity. The motto is catch up…