Kaija Saariaho: Solar

Books and Digital Audio | Orchestra, Keyboard

Publisher: Chester Music
Composer: Kaija Saariaho
Format: Sheet Music | Score

The Finnish composer Saariaho compositions are said to be "confronted with the darkest and most dazzling dimensions of your subconscious, and glimpses of the existential journeys she has made." The Guardian.

Solar was composed by Kaija Saariaho. This incredibly modern piece uses electronic instrument and classic Orchestral instruments together creating a fusion of sound.

The electronic material can be downloaded via a link provided with the score

The electronics for this piece can be run with a Max patch including a simulation of the sampler used in the original version and a general reverberation. In both rehearsal and performance the sound engineer/musician should read the score and adjust the relative levels of the ensemble and electronics on the mixing desk, according to the given context(musical interpretation, equipment, acoustics of the performance space).

Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
Published on: 01 November 2013
No of pages: 112
Language: English
Catalogue No: CH60954

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