An hommage to Giacinto Scelsi
'Prakriti' (from the Sanskrit word meaning 'nature' or 'cosmic
energy'), is an exploration of nature through transformation
of natural sounds and integration of them with static drones
obtained mainly stretching and granulating orchestral sounds.
All the sound is generated by a real time system, producing
an infinite and ever-changing combination of sound events, it
has been built using SuperCollider2 on an Apple Macintosh
Sounds from nature, recorded during a residence in Topolò, a
mountain village in Italy near the Slovenian border, are
metabolized, transformed, distorted, decomposed,
granulated. The raw materials are transformed focusing on
granules and acoustic micro-particles, on the microsound
level and then mixed with orchestral sampled sounds. The
author acts by controlling the evolution of the work and the
generation of new sound events, mixing and spatializing their
stratification, composing the silence.
The enhanced CD is completed by the video "Uomini che
guardano nascere" by Francesco Paladino, with the Fogar's
soundtrack. An poetical elaboration of looks, restless, in a
1) Prakriti 42'41"