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XIE Dier


Water Dropping into a river

Birth C: CHINA Gender: Male

Dest: Concert

Media Specification: Mixed music

Performer(s): Piano: XIE Dier

First perf.: Musicacoustica Festival, 30 Octobre 2016

Duration: 08:13

Context: EMAC Concert

Instruments: For piano and Electronics

Prog. notes: ‘Water Dropping into a river ’ is composed for piano and electronic music. This piece of music consists of three parts with different characteristics of sound. The first part, using point pattern of the sound with a toccata rhythm, imitates water drops. The second part is written by the technique of polyphony from plural line-form sounds and melodies. The third part is created with a concept of additive about harmonics, and the frequencies range expand, the direction becomes wider –in order to depict a scene that a river is formed from drops.

Editor: MB