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Universal Edition - David Fennessy – The room is the resonator

David Fennessy

David Fennessy
The room is the resonator

Year of composition: 2009
Scored for: for violoncello and electronics
Composer: David Fennessy
Instrumentation details:

Commissioned by: The room is the resonator was commissioned by Kettle’s Yard for the 2008–2009 New Music Series and was premiered by Oliver Coates on 26th April 2009.
Duration: 12′
 
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Audio Excerpt

The room is the resonator

World Première

Location: Cambridge / Great Britain
Date: 26.04.2009
Main Soloists: Oliver Coates, vc
Remarks: venue: Kettle's Yard

Work Introduction

Throughout the piece the cello plays against a long, held chord which I recorded on an old harmonium that resides in the garage of my girlfriend’s mother in Aberdeen. There’s something about that instrument, that garage, that day – there’s a stillness in that room, you can hear yourself. As I sat there listening to the pedals pushing air through the instrument my mind drifted to other places, other rooms…

David Fennessy

performing score - The room is the resonator

The room is the resonator
  • for violoncello and electronics
  • Edition type: performing score

performing score - The room is the resonator

The room is the resonator
  • for violoncello and electronics
  • Edition type: performing score

- The room is the resonator

The room is the resonator
  • for violoncello and electronics

- The room is the resonator

The room is the resonator
  • for violoncello and electronics

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