Recorded with the Iranian Orchestra in Tehran,
Ata Ebtekar did a real organic electrocution
of Alireza Mashayekhi's original scores.
Result is one more time beautiful, a mix between acoustic devices, electronic and orientalism.
An Organic Electrocution
Perfect follow-up to the highly acclaimed Persian Electronic Music (SR277), this new Persian Music album involves a cast of seasoned musicians performing works written by legendary Iranian composer Alireza Mashayekhi; in which Ata Ebtekar (aka Sote) was granted complete creative freedom by Mashayekhi himself to transform these compositions into fully realized pieces using his techniques of synthesis and electronic manipulation. It's an organic electrocution without sacrificing the beauty of the performance. These sound sources and compositions were metamorphosed via electronic processing, rearranged and decomposed using sound generators, effect boxes, modular synthesizers and samplers. Finally, Ebtekar programs synthetic sounds and adds new electronic harmonies, melodies and soundscapes to the sonic palette of Western classical music and Persian instrumentation for a unique musical experience. Sote unites the grace and symmetry of noise and silence inside the magic circle of electronic music composition.
The Tehran Contemporary Music Group
Cofounded in 1993 by Farimah Ghavensadri and Alireza Mashayekhi. In 1995 Mashayekhi established the Iranian Orchestra for New Music as a performing entity. The Tehran Contemporary Music Group's main goal is the presentation of new music in order to promote young composers and performers. The Group has also helped to establish the Biannual For Composing and Performing of Contemporary Music in Iran.
Alireza Mashayekhi: a short biography
Alireza Mashayekhi was born in 1940 in Tehran, Iran. He is one of the pioneers of modern music in Iran. Mashayekhi's works have been performed in Iran and abroad for....... więcej