1. Oleh Rami Pohon (riverside performance for five / hut blow for any number of participants and one muted mmempekík)
2. Tingal (sylvan setup for two)
3. Elok Pada Masa (nighttime gathering for two performers and any numbers of attendees)
4. Automatu (for those who rebuild past events in memory)
1. Udara Rosak (for two anxious performers)
2. Utara (for one who heard everything / small band of strings, percussion and electronics)
3. Dimana (for any number of pianists and one bad doublebass player)
released November 21, 2016
Limited edition of 260 copies
composed, recorded and mixed by Robert Piotrowicz
all instruments: double bass, piano, percussions, electronics and objects performed by Robert Piotrowicz
artwork and design concept by Robert Piotrowicz
layout by Kama Sokolnicka
produced by Musica Genera
The music originally appeared as a 5.1 soundtrack to “Walser”, film directed by Zbigniew Libera.
Walser, the new album by Robert Piotrowicz is a reiteration of the artist’s soundtrack for the eponymous film by Zbigniew Libera, in which the fictitious Concheli tribe enacts its ritual gestures through music and performance.
Rather than following a traditional soundtrack format, where music is written after the film and cut to illustrate the cinematic form, Piotrowicz approaches the film as a point of departure to create an altogether autonomous sound work. While its aesthetic narrative echoes the one that we are submerged into throughout the film, the record’s underlying structure and dramaturgy have been reconfigured and reworked into a new spatial and affective arrangement.
Unlike Piotrowicz’s previous works, Walser is predominantly an acoustic album, with a nod to his previous projects that imagined fictional music ens....... więcej