Aucourant Records

Home New Releases Catalog News About Us Links Contact Us
CATALOG > Folio - Volume Two


Robert Scott Thompson
Folio - Volume Two
Total Time: 63:15
Record Label: Aucourant Records
Catalog Number: AURE 1103
UPC: 6-49783-11032-4
Type: CD
Released: 2011

$15.00

The Folio series features various miscellaneous compositions that develop out of my general practice. These works are the result of explorations into the modeling of sounds and musical structures that typically result in more elaborated and concentrated works. In some ways they are sketches or compositional studies. Some of these experimental pieces, composed on an on-going basis, turn out to be more than mere exercises and are able to stand on their own as separate compositions. The Folio series sheds light into my compositional process and also collects a number of the more interesting of these miscellaneous works.

Folio Volume Two features instrumental sounds by Jan Baker (saxophone), Ken Long (bass clarinet) and Stuart Gerber (percussion) all of which are processed and elaborated using a custom signal processing program in Max 6 (Cycling ’74). Included in this recording is The Musical Box, a work that features prepared piano sounds utilizing percussion instruments inside the piano (including the inner workings of a wind-up music box). Lunation Cycle explores the timbres and textures of the soprano saxophone. Liminality - Homage to Iannis Xenakis is based entirely in transformations of piano sounds. The final work on the disc, ...Of The Dreaming, is inspired by the didjeridu and features the sounds of the bass clarinet. All works were composed in 2011.
~ rst

LISTEN
REVIEWS

FEATURED RELEASES

Motets for Michelangelo Motets for Michelangelo
Motets for Michelangelo is conceived as a long-form ambient electroacoustic composition in eight sections and is intended for continuous playback at relatively low...more
Zuvuya ~ Circle of Life Zuvuya ~ Circle of Life
Zuvuya, Mayan which literally means "circuit by which all things return to themselves," is the third CD in a series on spirituality and human tran...more
Mantra Mantra
Mantra is a long-form ambient work created using real-time performance techniques. At the base of the work is a specialized computer program for audio proce...more
Folio - Volume One Folio - Volume One
The Folio series features various miscellaneous compositions that develop out of my general practice. These works are the result of explorations into the modeling ...more
Acousma (2CD Set) Acousma (2CD Set)
What does ‘acousma’ mean? It refers to a form of auditory hallucination, the sensation of hearing imaginary sounds. Robert Scott Thompson writes, “Sound...more

Stay connected - Click here to sign up for updates.


Related Titles
Folio - Volume One Folio - Volume One
The Folio series features various miscellaneous compositions that develop out of my general practice. These works are the result of explorations into the modeling ...
Elemental Elemental
Four electroacoustic works composed in 2009 and 2010. The disc features Out of the Vivid Air, Waters of Cabeus (A), Shin...
Sanctum Sanctum
Sanctum marks the 2nd release on EMF Media from composer Robert Scott Thompson. Again working in the field of electroacoustic music - much like his p...