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

Horvat, Ana: Pika's tale 



Basic information



  • Program notes: 

    Pika's tale
    The title of this piece symbolically represents deliberation on the relationship between the notion of dot in visual arts and sound. In visual art, a dot (Slo. pika / Eng. dot) represents the smallest graphic symbol, a shape without any emphasized dimensions which is at the same time the basic visual and optical value. We can use a dot to build, we can vary and combine it with other dots. That is why a dot is an almost abstract, undefined shape which is also the basis, the starting point for all other visual shapes.
    The initial sound in the electronics represent that dot from which the rest of the piece is made.
    Composition is commissioned by the Music Biennale Zagreb (2013.).

  • Technical specs: 

    Title: Pika's Tale
    Instrumentation: bass clarinet and tape (stereo)
    Year of Composition: 2013.
    Duration: 9'20''
    Commissioned by Music Biennale Zagreb / Croatian Composers' Society
    First Performance 6.4.2013., Zagreb
    27. Music Biennale Zagreb
    Concert Heather Roche, clarinets and electronics




Total number of musicians: 
Musicians1st player2nd player
2-channel electronics



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