City Waves - electronic piece by Gheorghe Costinescu to receive premiere in Berlin, November 8th


Nov 8 2013 - 8:00pm

The premiere of the electronic work CITY WAVES, by Gheorghe Costinescu, an audio collage of electronic and concrete sounds will take place at the Technische Universität Berlin on Friday, November 8. 

The original version of the work was completed in 1985 at Lehman College of the City University of New York, in the electronic music studio designed by the composer. He was assisted by students, using mostly analog equipment. For the final version completed in 2013, the first version was digitized, revised, and re-mixed at the Computer Music Center of Columbia University.

The aim was to incorporate sounds and audio events the composer has experienced from his arrival in New York City in 1969 up to the time of the work’s completion.

The work is available – In a Stereo version: as a two-track audio file or a CD playable on a regular sound  system and– As a four-track audio file, playable from a computer, connected through an audio interface to four loudspeakers