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Arturas Bumšteinas

Three Sixteens


Format: CD

Genre: Experimental

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Limited to 200 copies. 'Karlstad' was commissioned by Dutch new music ensemble DASH! as a remix track for their CD release 'Bangalore' in 2008. Bum teinas took very short snippets (no longer than 1 second) of breathing noises of the ensemble's vocalists and used it as loops to build the instrumental harmonies upon them. Short remix version of this 'remix' with guest violinist Lina Lapelyt was featured in Wire Tapper 22 compilation. The title of this piece is derived from the sofa brand of the Swedish IKEA shop. The part of commission fee which Bum teinas got for the creation of this piece was spent to purchase the abovementioned sofa. Tadas ukauskas - violin; Anton Lukoszevieze - cello, voice; DASH! c/o Maarten Ornstein - samples. 'Studie II' (2009) is a composition based on the spectral analysis of K.Stockhausen's early electronic piece of the same name. Bum teinas made the slowdown instrumental version of the original electronic piece which was performed in various instrumental combinations during the period of several years. All of these versions were recorded in concerts and rehearsals in House of Culture (Wigry), Contemporary Arts Center (Vilnius), King's Place (London), Norwich School of Music (Norwich). All of these version were mixed together to make the final version which is published on this CD. Apartment House string quartet; Anton Lukoszevieze - solo cello; Arturas Bumsteinas - synth; Rhodri Davies - harp. 'Multifat' (2010) was composed initialy as a score for string orchestra which was premiered by St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra (conductor Donatas Katkus) in the Vilnius Townhall concert. Later percussion and violin parts were added onto the electronically manipulated recording of the premiere performance. St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra (conductor Donatas Katkus); Tadas ukauskas - violin; Hubert Zemler - percussion. All tracks composed by Arturas Bumsteinas in 2009, 2010, Vilnius and Warsaw.
Cat. number: CNVCD005
Year: 2012
All tracks composed in 2009-2010, Vilnius and Warsaw. Track 1: 2010 Tracks 2 & 3: 2009 Packaging: clear-tray Digipak Total time: 44:26