This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.Learn more

Soundohm

P_BATCHELOR_excerpt

Peter Batchelor

Kaleidoscope

Label: Pogus Productions

Format: CD

Genre: Electronic

In stock

€13.00
+
-

The idea for the Kaleidoscope works came from the composers' memories of playing with the prismatic toy of the same name as a child. The toy, of course, consists of colored beads in a tube of mirrors, whose reflections generate complex symmetrical patterns that change dramatically in density and texture as the tube is turned. With these pieces the aim was to emulate such dynamic spatial activity through sound, distributing fragmentary materials in space and immersing the listener in a rich and ever-changing sonic environment. They have been composed for an eight-channel listening environment, the speakers arranged equally in a circle surrounding the audience, and the spatial language consists of peripheral, rotational, oppositional and envelopment activities and relationships (in contrast to left/right and back/front as in stereo works and traditional concert diffusion). The works should therefore be spatially and musically coherent irrespective of audience position or orientation, and listeners should receive similar subjective weightings (relative levels) of front, sides and rear wherever they happen to be situated (even if the positions and trajectories of spatial gestures are perceived differently by each). Peter Batchelor is a composer and sound artist living in Birmingham, UK. He has studied with Jonty Harrison and Andrew Lewis and lectures at De Montfort University, Leicester. Predominantly working with fixed-media, his output ranges from two-channel 'tape' compositions for concert diffusion to large-scale multi-channel installation work.This release of electroacoustic music by composer Peter Batchelor contains the original (and preferred) 8 channel versions of the works (DVD-ROM) along with stereo versions (CD) for easier/speedier listening.

Details
Cat. number: Pogus 21073
Year: 2014

Related products

Just an Illusion (2LP)
LPx2 | €27.90
Sentimientos (LP)
LP | €26.90
Plein Soleil (LP)
LP | €24.90
Collusion (2LP)
LPx2 | €27.90
What Is Not True (2LP)
LPx2 | €27.90
Vanity Records 'Demos' (6CD Box)
6CD Box | €69.90
Komachi (LP, coloured)
LP | €23.90
Vanity Records CD Box-sets bundle (27 CD)
4 x Box Set, 27CD in Bundle | €290.00
The Vanity Box Vol.1 (5CD Box)
5CD Box | €69.90
MMXX-07 (Etched Crystal Clear LP)
Etched Crystal Clear LP | €25.00
500-Push-Up (LP)
LP | €15.90
Shutting Down Here (LP)
LP | €19.90
Going Places (LP)
LP | €19.90

More from Pogus Productions

City of vorticity
CD | €14.50
Sable
CD | €14.90
Thirty
CDx3 | €26.90
Winters In The Abyss
CD | €14.00
Red One'
CD | €12.90
Secluded in Jersey City
maxi CD | €10.00
Tripping India
CD | €9.90
Still and Moving Lines
CD | €12.90
Music
CDx3 | €19.90
Fame
CD | €12.00
Digital Voices
CD | €12.90
The Almond
CD | €12.50
Almost New York
CDx2 | €18.50
Onta
CD | €12.99
(1975-1991)
CDx2 | €18.45
Equus
CD | €13.00