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Acoustic hallucinations for violin and piano from the duo of violinist Erkki Veltheim and pianist Anthony Pateras, exploring spectral techniques throughout extended temporal structures to generate unrelenting harmonic waves that create a singular psycho-harmonic texture.

Pateras, Anthony / Erkki Veltheim
Entertainment = Control

Pateras, Anthony / Erkki Veltheim: Entertainment = Control (Immediata)

Label: Immediata    
Released in: Australia    

"Long-range acoustic hallucinations for violin and piano. Exploring spectral techniques throughout extended temporal structures, Pateras and Veltheim physically generate unrelenting harmonic waves to create a singular psycho-harmonic texture, blurring perceptions between two otherwise distinct instruments to create something otherworldly and hypnotic."-Immediata

"Erkki Veltheim is a musician and interdisciplinary artist. He has performed with ensembles such as Australian Art Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Elision and Ensemble Modern, and has also featured as a soloist with London Sinfonietta and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. He has performed with and composed arrangements for artists including Black Arm Band, Gurrumul, Shane Howard and Zulya, and as an improviser has worked with Australia's leading practitioners, such as Anthony Pateras, John Rodgers, Jon Rose, Scott Tinkler and Tony Buck. He has appeared as an on-stage musician in the Belvoir Street production of 'The Diary of a Madman', directed by Neil Armfield and starring Geoffrey Rush, and on-stage electric violinist in Brett Dean's opera 'Bliss'. Erkki has been commissioned by Adelaide Festival, Vivid Festival and New Music Network, and his compositions have been performed by ensembles such as London Sinfonietta, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Soundstream Collective and Sydney Symphony Orchestra. He frequently collaborates with Sabina Maselli on audiovisual performance and expanded cinema projects. Erkki is a recipient a 2013 Myer Creative Fellowship."

"Anthony Pateras (b.1979) is an Australian composer, pianist and electro-acoustic musician based in Berlin. His work explores sound and its mutation through varying constellations of notation, improvisation, electronic and acoustic materials.As soloist he has performed his work at Walt Disney Concert Hall (Los Angeles), Sydney Opera House, Zitadelle Spandau (Berlin), Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter (Oslo), L'Église Saint-Merri (Paris), Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna, the ICA (London), Concertgebouw Brugges, Foundaçao Serravles (Porto), Hamer Hall (Melbourne), Great American Music Hall (San Francisco), Logan Centre for the Arts (Chicago), Ancienne Belgique (Brussels), State Theatre (Sydney) and Melos-Ethos (Bratislava).

Pateras has written over 50 works with the aim of discovering uncommon acoustic and physical phenomena. These have been performed by Brett Dean, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Matthew Coorey, Erkki Veltheim, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Richard Tognetti, Speak Percussion, Ensemble Phoenix Basel, Orchestra of the Royal College of Music, Timothy Munro, Percussionists of the Basel Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Intégrales Hamburg and Vanessa Tomlinson, amongst others."-Anthony Pateras website

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UPC: 9345195005555

Label: Immediata
Catalog ID: IMM003
Squidco Product Code: 21045

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2015
Country: Australia
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold with 16 page booklet
Recorded at Studioboerne45, in Berlin, Germany, by Roy Carroll.


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