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Annika Socolofsky - bellow
Seeded by thirdcoastpercussion on 25 Aug 2017
Author: thirdcoastpercussion
Part of Third Coast Percussion's Emerging Composers Partnership. Live Premiere Video May 28, 2017 Constellation - Chicago Annika Socolofsky (born 1990, Edinburgh, Scotland) is a composer, avant-folk vocalist, and fiddler. Her music stems from the timbral nuance and inwards resonance of the human voice, and is communicated through mediums ranging from orchestral works to unaccompanied folk ballads. New projects for the 2016–2017 season include works for the Albany Symphony Orchestra, Emissary Quartet & The Fromm Foundation, Shattered Glass, sean-nós singer Iarla Ó Lionáird, and bassist Evan Runyon. Annika is a Mark Nelson Doctoral Fellow in composition at Princeton University. “I began work on this piece with many late-night solo improvisation sessions on my fiddle, during which I used an unrosined bow as a means of muting my sound without muting the resonance and partials of my instrument. By using the unrosined bow, I was thrown into an entirely new listening experience, one
Instrument: Percussion