Label: Granny Records
- Granny 16
ギリシャで活動する現代音楽家を紹介すべくテッサロニキに設立されたレーベルGranny Records。全て限定100部で制作されるらしい無名音楽家によるCDシリーズ。2014年のパリの電子音楽フェスティバルで初演されたBjarni Gunnarssonによるマルチチャンネル作品[Paths]。パキパキの冷徹電子音が押し寄せるクールな内容ですが、時間の経過と共に有機的な響きになってくる不思議な作品。
Paths consists of five compositions forming a totality of 53 minutes. The music is derived from three multichannel pieces premiered at the Tectonics festival in Reykjavík (2014), the Ephémère series in The Hague (2014) and Présences électronique festival in Paris (2015). These have been further reduced, combined and rearranged resulting in the five compositions found on the album.
We may think of music as navigating between different moments of continuous change. One chooses a starting point and from there tries to reach other positions. The way a contact between these occurs is however always different and depends on the engagement with previous points of encounter. Even very static situations create perceptual illusions of development, producing prolonged and continuous experience. It could be how things change that creates the feeling of time. Perhaps all development is a matter of process, of activity, of change. We have difficulties apprehending what we are but little difficulty experiencing what we do. This behaviour based view is an important aspect of the album that explores previously experienced musical situations, different points of contact, paths through musical material.