CHIMERA NO. 2

Composer: 

Year Authored (or revised): 

2006

Instrumentation : 

Violin (amplified) with fixed-media electronics

Duration (min): 

19

First Performance: 

12 September 2006 by violinist Iva Kramperová at the Mladé Podiúm Festival, Pardubice, CZ

Commissioned by Mladé Podiúm Festival

Program Notes:

A chimera (pronounced kai-mir-uh) is a fantastic idea or image produced by the mind, and also describes a hybrid organism composed of different genetic materials. This is the second of a series of works for solo instrument and fixed media electroacoustic sound. Chimera No. 2 has 8 movements, which may be individually performed or presented as a smaller work of only a few selected movements.

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