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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

Ratniece, Santa - F - Latvia 

 
 

 

Biography

Latvian composer Santa Ratniece started her musical studies with piano playing classes at Valmiera Music School. In 1992 she took up music theory classes in Emils Dārziņš College of Music in Riga. She continued her musical education at J.Vītols Latvia Music Academy and graduated in musicology (2000) and in composition (2002). Later on she studied composition with English composer David Rowland at Enschede Conservatory in Netherlands. Afterwards Santa Ratniece went on with her studies at Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre with Estonian composer Helena Tulve and in 2007 she obtained her MA. In 2011 she participated in the Workshop Myths – Nation – Identities. Where from? Where to? with Ensemble Modern Frankfurt and conductor Peter Eötvös. She has participiated in Workshops for Young composers in Dundaga (Latvia) with lecturers – Helena Tulve, Tõnu Kõrvits, Rytis Mažulis, and Šarunas Nakas.
Santa Ratniece`s music has been played in Europe, Australia, Canada, United States and South America by Latvian Radio Choir, Sinfonietta Riga, Altera Veritas, Liepaja Symphony Amber Sound Orchestra, Spikeri String quartet, vocal group Putni, pianists Vestard Shimkus, Elizabete Sirante and Reinis Zariņš, (Latvia), NYYD Ensemble, Ensemble Resonabilis, Estonian National Male choir (Estonia), Heloise Ph. Palmer, Ensemble Sarband, Ensemble Recherche, Leipziger Blaserquintett, Ensemble Avantgarde, violoncellist Ramon Jaffé, Ensemble RARO, Ensemble Reflexion K, Deutsch- Skandinavische Jugend-Philharmonie (Germany), Arditti Quartet, organist Charles Matthews
(England), Nederlands Kamerkoor, Cappella Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Musiques Nouvelles (Belgium) Quatuor Molinari (Canada), Sydney Symphony Fellows (Australia), SOCO Ensemble (Uruguay), Kronos Quartet, The Crossing choir (United States), ConTempo Quartet (Rumania), cellist Monika Leskovar (Croatia) and others.

 

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