Rebecca Saunders: dust – module 1

Rebecca Saunders

(Submitted by ISCM – GERMAN SECTION) Berlin-based British-born Rebecca Saunders (b. 1967) is one of the leading international composers of her generation. Her compositions focus on the sculptural and spatial properties of organized sound, often created in close collaborative dialogue with a variety of musicians and artists. Saunders has received numerous prizes, including the Ernst…

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Violeta Dinescu: Cime lointaine

Violeta Dinescu

(Submitted by ARFA) Violeta Dinescu was born in 1953 in Bucharest, Romania. She graduated with distinction in composition, piano and pedagogy (1977) at the Ciprian Porumbescu Conservatory in Bucharest. From 1978 to1982, she held a teaching position for theory of music, piano and aesthetics at the College of Music George Enescu in Bucharest. In 1982 she…

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Rui Penha: “no man is an island”

Rui Penha

(Submitted by ISCM – PORTUGUESE SECTION) Rui Penha, composer and performer of live electroacoustic music, was born in Porto, in 1981. He completed his PhD in Music (Composition) at the University of Aveiro, where he worked under João Pedro Oliveira. His music is regularly recorded and played in festivals and concert halls around Europe and…

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Aurélie Nyirabikali Lierman: Kropka Na Ogonie & Soroka Fruwa

Aurélie Nyirabikali Lierman-square

(Submitted by ISCM – FLEMISH SECTION) Aurélie Nyirabikali Lierman was born in Rwanda but grew up in Belgium from the age of two. She’s an independent radio producer, vocalist and composer trying new directions by fusing radio art, vocal art and composition. Her main focus is her personal field recordings: a large collection of unique sounds and soundscapes from rural and urban contemporary East‐Africa. Sound‐bit…

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