Call for Works

September 19, 2016 in All Opportunities, Composers, electroacoustic by mwhiteside

The Musical Studies Superior Institute “P. Mascagni” in Leghorn (Italy) is searching for
compositions to be performed in next concert season named
Suoni Inauditi
(from end of April to
first part of June 2017).
Electroacoustic compositions from 4 to 16 channels are requested, according to the distribution of
the speakers placed into Auditorium, as in enclosed scheme (two levels of 8 speakers, numbered
clockwise beginning from frontal left one).
The selected compositions will be performed in next concert season or in the following ones. The
unique requested characteristics are the duration ranging approximately from 5 to 7 minutes, and
the obligation to use, in whatever form and technique, one ore more fragments relative to Nardini’s
works recordings.
The participants will have to send to the mail address fdesanctis@teletu.it a mail containing:
– a link for downloading a mp3 or ogg file (please, use services like Dropbox, WeTransfer,
GoogleDrive or similar) containing a stereo version of the composition
– the composer’s data (full name, mail and so on)
– an attachment in pdf format with a brief Curriculum Vitae (max 300 words) and a technical and
poetic description of the work (max 300 words)
Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali
P. Mascagni”
Alta Formazione Artistica e Musicale
The deadline is March 1, 2017.
Selected composers will be requested to send a link from which to download the mono audio files,
aiff or wav format, 16 bit, relative to the tracks to assign to the corresponding speakers; the files
should be numbered according to the selected speaker, as in enclosed scheme.
Composers of any nationality and age can participate, excluding those who have had a composition
selected and performed after the call for compositions “Mascagni Remix” in 2015 or “Cambini
Remix” in 2016.
The Institute shall not be held responsible if the concert season will be not realized for major
causes. In this case the Institute will be able to use the selected compositions in future concerts.