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Lyons, Frank (2008) TEASE for Piano and Live Electronics., Contemporary Music Centre, Dublin [Other]

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Abstract

TEASE was written for and is dedicated to Mary Dullea as part of her investigation into music which explores an expanded soundworld through playing on the inside and outside of the piano. Whilst continuing threads of interest from previous pieces, such as a fascination with virtuosity, improvisation, incorporation of extended techniques and use of live electronics, this piece opens up new paths of exploration, particularly with regard to formal structuring and to timbral colouring. The title refers to the generation of sound using the extended techniques required in the piece where notes have to be literally teased out of the instrument. TEASE begins with a short introduction followed by 12 short sections, the order of which is decided by the performer, before ending with a brief coda.

Item Type:Other
Keywords:Piano, live electronics, extended techniques
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Creative Arts and Technologies
Research Institutes and Groups:Arts and Humanities Research Institute
Arts and Humanities Research Institute > Creative Arts and Technologies
ID Code:2533
Deposited By:Professor Frank Lyons
Deposited On:07 Dec 2009 20:07
Last Modified:15 Jun 2011 11:06

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