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File under: Piano

Jamie Crofts

Chromatic Fields (Cd Box, art edition)

Label: Ants

Format: CD+2DVD Box

Genre: Compositional

In stock


Limited Edition of 50 numbered copies. Chromatic Fields by Jamie Crofts are compositions for piano that make use of the entire keyboard. Explorations of the expressive range and depth of the instrument taking a unique view of the instrument's sonic potential. Chromatic Fields is the fruit of a world of relationships. The relationships between the sound of a piano, the space of a blank page, silence and emptiness, color and sound.
The chromatic sound fields of Jamie Crofts, the result of a profound exploration of the relationship between composer and performer, between written score and listener, correspond with the visual works of Duncan Bullen. Each translates to the other.
Bullen's work is naturally essential and absolute. His expressive field, alien to the pictorial description, even to the abstract one, is expressed in the primordial materiality of the purest gesture and color.
Here, the element that unites sound and vision in this work is precisely that of attention. An attention that also requires a deep participation of its audience, both viewer and listener, and that invites us to explore this world of relationships by prompting unique emotions.

Cardboard box (cm. 14 x 14 x 2,6) containing the following material: DVD-1 (WAV and data files) with the Chromatic Fields compositions (1 to 50 and 61 to 80) by Jamie Crofts DVD-2 (MP3 and data files) with the Chromatic Fields compositions (51 to 60) as an exact reproduction of the disc included with the Artist Book edition of Chromatic Fields (2012) CD (audio) with a selection of composition from the Chromatic Fields Booklet with liner notes by Jamie Crofts and Duncan Bullen 4 single panels with reproductions of pictures by Duncan Bullen 1 blank panel

File under: Piano
Cat. number: BX07
Year: 2020