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C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

D0 note (18.35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

F0 note (21.83 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

G0 note (24.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

A0 note (27.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

Motiekaitis, Ramūnas - M - Lithuania 

 
 

 

Biography

Ramūnas Motiekaitis (b. 1976) studied choir conducting at the Vilnius Conservatory, and composition with Prof. Osvaldas Balakauskas at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in 1995-2001. Motiekaitis’ works have been performed at international new music festivals both in Lithuania and abroad, including Gaida, Jauna Muzika, Youth Chamber Music Days in Druskininkai, Ultima (Oslo), ArtGenda (Stockholm). In 1998 he attended the Darmstadt summer courses for new music, where he took part in Helmut Lachenmann’s and György Kurtág's composition seminars. In 2001-2005 he studied composition at the Norges Musikkhøgskole in Oslo. In 2006, Motiekaitis was awarded the prize for the best multimedia work (The Sound of My Illusion, together with video artist Paulius Sluškonis) at the competition of the Best Compositions of the Year organized by the Lithuanian Composers’ Union; in 2010 he received another prize for the best vocal work (Symphonie de septembre for choir) and in 2011 the 1st prize (Insects’ Steps for symphony orchestra) at the same competition. The composer is interested in art theory, in 2011 he completed his doctoral studies at the Universities of Tokyo and Helsinki, with thesis on relations between Japan and the West in philosophy and art (with support from the Japanese government). In 2011 his doctoral thesis Poetics of the Nameless Middle: Japan and the West in Philosophy and Music of the Twentieth Century was awarded the Vytautas Landsbergis Prize for the best works in musicology.

 

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  • Gender: 
    M
  • Citizenship: 
    Lithuania
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