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David Fennessy: The room is the resonator

  • for violoncello and electronics
  • Duration: 12’
  • Instrumentation details:
    violoncello
    live electronics
  • Composer: David Fennessy
  • Commission: 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.

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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

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