Genre: ‘acoustics’

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Performed by: Nadezhda Artamonova (violin), Sergey Kondrashov (conductor), orchestra «Russian philharmony». Recorded live September 11, 2008 at the concert in Composers House, Moscow.

The music here is composed as organic and free as if the author is born with the classical form within… The composition is complete and convincing, with that warmth available only to the sound of the violin Произведение получилось цельное и убедительное, с той теплотой и сердечностью, какая присуща только звучанию скрипки.
Mikhail Puchkov, «Russian Musician 2.0»

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Performers: Dmitry Tolpegov (trombone) and Department of Defense's Symphony orchestra, conductor — N. Sokolov.

I'm greatly interested in torsion fields' divergence, so I wanted to reproduce them through music... Joke :) It's an one movement concerto, traditional music written simply for the joy of the music itself :)

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The main idea of this one-movement composition is the search of non-standard approach to the string quartet genre and destruction of several stereotyped being applied to the quartet music. The role of pitch is secondary in this composition. Several rhythmic formulas and their transformations majorly through polyphonic techniques and also the sounds of majorly destructive and broken nature are the "building blocks" of this piece. All this leads to the creation of sound thicket that sometimes suddenly shut off or gradually rise or transform in the mechanical zones of rhythmic pulsation...

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Instrumentation: flute, bass clarinet (in B) + sound objects, trombone + bassoon's reed, percussion, piano/sampler + sound objects, cello, double bass performer. Performed by «eNsemble» of Pro Arte institute, conductor — F. Lednyov.

Ultimate Granular Paradise is based on idea of a media to become an UltiMedia — the definitive, extreme media, a powerful tool for changing the mind.
There is no longer neither division into various arts nor separated perception. All things affect together — the Ultimedia as perpetual euphoria, as a media-dope of senses, Ultimate Granular Paradise.

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Performed by eNsemble of Pro Arte institute, conducted by — Feodor Lednev.

Composition... is remarkable by completely new feel of almost stopped time. The black hole for ear, hypnotizing by self-oscillating sonoric power.

Dmitry Renansky, OpenSpace.ru

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Performed by Taegu Contemporary Music Orchestra, South Korea, December 2007.

Genre: Moscow conservatory's diploma work. Contents: inner world of the author. Distinguishing features: fluctuation and smoothness. Version: for ensemble of soloists, also there's an orchestra version.. «Music and life»: rivers-inside have been composer's blog title.

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For mezzo-soprano, organ, string quartet and percussion.

Performed by: State Ippolitov-Ivanov Music Institute, Maria Kondrashkova (mezzo-soprano), Garri Eprikyan (organ), Alexandr Leyer (percussion). Conducted by Vyacheslav Valeev.

Credo is composed on the request of the India delegation in Moscow. The initial concept was the synthesis of traditional Indian and European cultures. But this time I was more interested in the Catholicism and it's interaction with Orthodox culture and the Islam. And this eternal problem that is always in the focus of my works is also represented here inCredo...

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Metamorphoses is a composition for 12 performers which lasts 11 minutes.

Concept

12 stages of transformation of a sound «d»: space, pitch, rhythm, spectrum, number, harmony, polystructures, mutation, matter, form, time, energy.

In the basis of the piece there is a mathematical proportion 3:1:2:1:3. The musical intonation system leans on this proportion and is not changed during the piece. The only thing that changes is an aspect angle of how this intonation system is being showed, thus giving us full impression of the main idea. From the timbre point of view the piece presents a logic of development several timbre lines. This development organizes a special music space.

Instruments

Flute, clarinet B, trumpet B, horn F, trombone, 2 percussions, 2 violins, viola, cello and double bass.

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Concerto for cello and five wind instruments. Performed by eNsemble (ProArte Institute, final round of Step to the left competition. February 8, 2008).

Adagio molto is based on a one-part instrumental concerto's framework that includes two themes, virtuosic cadenza and the opposition of a solo instrument and the ensemble. Title is related to quite low main tempo, but also emphasizes lyric aspect of composition, which is hidden and broken by outward hardness of material and “some deliberately provocative musical gestures”.

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Performed by Stepan Fedoseev, Dmitry Spiryaev, Timur Saifullin, Alexandr Anisimov

Author offers a wikipedia article about “Chain of dreams” instead of the annotation.

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