℗ Casual Causality

Composition, Contemporary Music

Casual causality, by the fertile oxymoron between chaos and determinism, underlines the newly precarious character given by our time which feeds on doubt, to acquired certainties, coming from the scientific knowledge for example. The structure questions our perception of causality by staging a confrontation between linear time and cyclical time.

The piece is part of a set of works for human and synthetic voices composed with artificial intelligence algorithms as part of a doctoral thesis in multimedia composition at the HfMT in Hamburg. The synchronization of the singers’ voices and the synthetic voices is achieved by scrolling through a score written in symbolic and proportional notation, using drawsocket technology, developed by the HfMT Hamburg.