Hyperfrequencies

for QME (Quiet Music Ensemble)

August 2019, Kilkenny Arts Festival

September 2019 , SARC, Belfast

For ensemble of at least six extended instruments (with proximity sensors attached), live quadraphonic electronics and lightning.

It is “viscous” — whatever I do, wherever I am, it sort of “sticks” to me. It is “nonlocal” — its effects are globally distributed through a huge tract of time. It forces me to experience time in an unusual way. It is “phased” — I only experience pieces of it at any one time. And it is “inter- objective” — it consists of all kinds of other entities but it isn’t reducible to them.

Timothy Morton

The interaction between traditional instruments, sensors and electronics changes progressively, revealing different points of view of a sound process (based on the synergy between three evolving sound colours) which is presented from different perspectives and approaches during the piece.

In SARC, quadraphonic was expanded to take advantage of all the installations