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Download the full programme notes: RASP CD Programme Notes
11 new tracks all for Stephen Altoft’s unique 19-div trumpet
We really hope you love it! We’re already preparing the next release!
In a few weeks time Stephen Altoft is releasing his new CD, RASP. To whet your appetites the full CD notes can be downloaded here: RASP CD Programme Notes. Stephen is presenting 11 recently written pieces in 19-division tuning. Like the Yasser Collection before it, these pieces are diverse in orientation and international in outlook. The CD, presented as a Digipack, will be available through Tutti.
This is the final video in our introductory Series. We are planning more, so please contact us if you would like us to cover something specifically.
New Video, the 3rd of 4 …
We have re-shot the videos from our old website introducing The Microtonal Trumpet. Here’s the first, which introduces the concept of the trumpet as ‘natural’ microtonal instrument.
We are delighted to be partners of this International Symposium on microtonality – SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL. The full programme is attached and the quality and range of presentations speaks for itself. Held at the Mozarteum University Salzburg, this has got to be an event not to miss for microtonalists. Curated and organised by microtonal guitarist and composer Agustín Castilla-Ávila of the International Ekmelic Music Society.
Casey Hale is an American composer, guitarist and musicologist living in Bristol, UK. He received his doctorate in composition from the City University of New York, where his research explored improvised music through the lens of cultural studies. His compositions have been performed by the American Symphony Orchestra, Da Capo Chamber Players, and TRANSIT ensemble, among others, and his recent efforts have
The story of the opera: Marie Solheid and François Reiff are probably the most famous victims of the High Fens (Hohes Venn), a huge moor area in the Ardennes: In the summer of 1870, during the fair in the village of Jalhay, Belgium, two young people meet. Soon, they are yearning the wedding. In January 1871, Marie and Francois make their way to Xhoffraix, Maries birth-place, in order to get her marriage papers. But then they’re surprised by a severe snowstorm. Weeks later, on March 22, 1871, the body of the 24-year-old Maria Solheid is found …