Cyclostratus for violin, bass clarinet, marimba, piano and beatbox (2008)

 

Duration: 9’15”

 

Audio

Score

 

Main issue of the piece is using different cycles (Greek kyklos “circle”, “coil”) in many layers (Latin stratum “pallet”). Stratus means also a layer cloud, so according to complex texture of the composition it can be translated as “periodic cloud”.

Commissioned by Deutschlandfunk.

 

CD:

Chamber Works, DUX, Kwartludium, Jakub “Zgas” Żmijowski – beatbox

Kwartludium, DUX, Kwartludium, Jakub “Zgas” Żmijowski – beatbox

Sound Chronicle of Warsaw Autumn, POLMIC, Kwartludium, Jakub “Zgas” Żmijowski – beatbox

 

List of performances:

2016

29 May

Katowice (PL), NOSPR Concert Hall

Orkiestra Muzyki Nowej, Szymon Bywalec – conductor, Jakub “Zgas” Żmijowski – beatbox

 

2009

17 February

Łódź (PL), The Łódź Philharmonic Hall, Contem Ucha

Kwartludium, Jakub “Zgas” Żmijowski – beatbox

 

11 February

Warsaw (PL), The Warsaw Philharmonic Chamber Hall

Kwartludium, Jakub “Zgas” Żmijowski – beatbox

 

2008

25 September

Warsaw (PL), Ochota Sports Centre, Warsaw Autumn

Kwartludium, Jakub ‘Zgas’ Żmijowski – beatbox

 

Cyclostratus

28 kwietnia 2022

WORKS

Visualisation by Tomasz Strojecki

Concert in NOSPR

PL