Michal Rataj (1975) is an assistant professor of electro-acoustic music at the department of composition, Academy of Performing Arts, Prague. He studied musicology and composition in Prague, Egham (UK) and Berlin (D) and he was a Fulbright Scholar to CNMAT, Berkeley, CA (2007 – 2008). Since 2003 he has been a radio producer for acoustic arts at Czech Radio. He is a member of the radio producers’ EBU Ars Acustica Group, he gives classes on electro-acoustic composition at the NYU Prague, his music has been broadcast worldwide and performed throughout Europe and in the USA.
releases 16 September 2012
music composed and recorded by Michal Rataj
voice: Irena Troupová (1)
flute: Lenka kozderková (5)
guitar (8), acousmatic composition (1 - 3, 5 - 8) , live electronics (4, 8): Michal Rataj
Recorded at the Electronic Studio of the Technical University in Berlin, CNMAT Berkeley, University of California, Academy of Performing Arts, Prague, Marek Trizuljak’s atelier in Senička and Michal Rataj’s studio in Prague.