Composing for Organ and Electronics: Spaces and Practices.

This research focusses on site-specific compositional and performance practices of music for organ and electronics and their musical-spatial values.
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Michele Del Prete

composer, keyboard
Keywords: composition, performance practice, organ, electronics, space(s)
Duration: Started in 2019
Period: 21st century music
Musician type: composer, keyboard
Host institution: Leiden University

Michele Del Prete will compose and perform as electronic performer music for organs and electronics particularly focusing on instruments of the Renaissance-Baroque Dutch and North German/Hanseatic School. The compositional output will consist of tape music based on recorded organ sounds, works for organ and live electronics and works for sound environments of multiple organs and electronics. On the occasion of this research he will investigate the relation between organ and electroacoustic music clarifying which are the explicit and implicit references of electroacoustic practices to much older models, outlining an understanding of electronics as contingent, essentially non-reproducible post-digital practice.