Sunday, May 26, 2024

June 4th, 2019 | 19.30 Lecture at Biblioteca Pública Municipal de Peñafiel Alejandro Yagüe y Gÿorgy Ligeti: El arte de las estrellas Club de Música

Next Monday November 12th at 10:30 Ángel will lecture at Universidad Autónoma in Madrid. The topic of this lecture will be Hacia una hermenéutica del espacio: ejercicios de estilo. Alguna acciones deconstructivas. Along this presentation, Ángel will talk about some ideas and possibilities of his compositional system, the Sinusoidal Deconstruction, under

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), commissioned to The DK <projection> in October 2017 Chasmata, a production to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Museum. Chasmata is a singular project, which was realized during the closing acts of this Anniversary, which tried to merge arts and science into

The Institute of Sonology has released a new CD. Post Scriptum 2: Music from the Institute of Sonology - Volume 2 is a publication that picks up different authors from this European electronic music Mecca. The Post Scriptum series contains works by former and current Sonology staff members. This 2-CD set presents pieces

October 9th, 2017 | 20.30 20th Anniversary Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Museum Guggenheim Bilbao's Atrium Frank Gehry architecture Richard Serra's The Matter of Time sculptures Avenida Abandoibarra, 2 48009 Bilbao (ES) Chasmata is produced by The DK <projection> in collaboration with European Space Station (ESA) and BBK. Pieces by Ángel Arranz and José López-Montes, in collaboration with Íñigo Ibaibarriaga, Casper Schipper and

After a long period of personal crisis, reflections, reading, discussions, uncountable hours of interviewing with people abroad, listening to electronic music, dreaming awake so many nights, revising papers, articles, tons of books, more tons of long walks, even more tons of dealing with stupid bureaucrats -extracting enough time from this

November 17th, 2016 | 20.00 German premiere of Esquirlas/vacío #4 FERNOST - FERWEST Ensemble BlauerReiter Armando Merino, conductor Marco Riccelli, piano Ángel Arranz, electronics Johannissaal - Nymphenburg Schloss Munich [DE]

November 16th, 2016 | 19.30 Composers Talk Colloquia/presentation of four composers: Liao Lin-Ni Wei-Chieh Lin Álvaro Martínez León Ángel Arranz Karl Amadeus Hartmann Gesellschaft e.V. Franz-Joseph-Str. 20, 80801 München [DE] (U3/6 Giselastraße)

November 17th, 2016 Esquirlas/vacío for piano solo and electronics performed by Marco Riccelli will be premiered in Germany at the FERNOST - FERWEST Concert Series in Munich (DE). It will be presented new pieces, performed by Ensemble BlauerReiter and conducted by Armando Merino, in one of the most fantastic venues of this

September 22nd, 2016 | 19.30 audio-DH: sonic manifestations by 250 creators from Den Haag/The Hague. TodaysArt Festival - The Hague directed by Francisco López coordinated by Barbara Ellison produced by iii Korzo Theater, 19.30h Prinsestraat 42 The Hague (NL) The Netherlands Premiere of Istruzione - agitazione - spazio/luce. Omaggio a Nono 4-channel tape (2015)

Tomorrow it will be presented in The Hague the project produced by the collective iii Audio-DH: sonic manifestation of 250 creators from Den Haag/The Hague. Directed by Francisco López and coordinated by Barbara Ellison, they both invited to participate with some piece. So, for this special occasion I have reformulated

March 3rd, 2016 | 19.30 III Congreso Internacional Espacios Sonoros y Audiovisuales Auditorio 400 del Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (MNCARS) Madrid (ES) S A H (2012) sound control and video projection, Ángel Arranz Works by Del Cerro, Zampronha, García Ledesma, Dal Farra, Russek, Alonso and Arranz.

Next March 3rd at 19.30 I am been invited to perform my 7-channel tape piece with visuals S A H at Auditorio 400 of Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid. The piece has been programmed in the III Congreso Internacional Espacio Sonoros y Audiovisual, Espacios Sonoros 2016.     I

November 17th, 2015 | 19.00 World premiere of 'Istruzione - agitazione - spazio/luce. Omaggio a Nono' 4-channel tape. "Sonidos destruyendo muros" Installation-concert in collaboration with Festival Punto de Encuentro (ES) XI Brigada* / Jazznoize Istruzione – agitazione – spazio/luce (Omaggio a Nono)* / Ángel Arranz Compra mi silencio* / Diana P. Custodio N – on – O* /

October 22nd, 2015 Angel Arranz workshop on electronic music Conservatorio Profesional de Utiel, Valencia (ES)

  Conservatorio Profesional de Utiel, Valencia (ES) has invited to me to organize a workshop on electronic music, focussing in the use of space as a creative element. I will develop some activities with a big group of young people. the main purpose of all it is learning to listen to

September 26th, 2015 | 19.30 Palacio del Marqués de Salamanca, Madrid Paseo de Recoletos, 10 28001 Madrid - Madrid (ES) + 34 91 374 54 00 Desmontando(se) el tiempo: Concierto para clarinete y electrónica José María Santandreu, clarinet Ángel Arranz, electronics Works by Aragón, Posadas, Perales, Berio, Arranz, Fornet and Lazkano.

We have the pleasure to announce our concert in September 26th, 2015, 19.30 hours at Fundación BBVA, Madrid (ES). It will be presented the new clarinet and electronics project, entitled Dismantling (itself) the time,performed by JM Santandreu (clarinet) and Ángel Arranz (electronics). In this concert we present works for solo clarinet with

February 17th, 2015 | 20.15 h Chaotic Moebius, Basel (CH) Unternehmen Mitte Gerbergasse 30 4001 Basel T + 41 61 263 36 63 F +41 61 263 36 64 Switzerland premiere of Arghul, for bass clarinet and live electronics. Program: Ton BRUYNÈL: Intra (1971, rev. 1989) Ángel ARRANZ: Arghul (2014 - 15) Pierre BOULEZ: Dialogue del'ombre double (1985, bass clarinet version 2000). Carlos Gálvez Taroncher, bass clarinet Ángel Arranz, electronics In

Nov. 28th, 2014 20th Jornadas de Clarinete de México Ángel ARRANZ: Arghul (2014) for bass clarinet version for bass clarinet solo without electronics Carlos Gálvez Taroncher, bass clarinet

It is our pleasure to announce since last September 2014, Ángel Arranz has been selected to take part of the catalogue of the Dutch publishing house Donemus. This prestigious institution will be publish all the pieces to date by the composer. The catalogue will include solo pieces with and without electronics,

Sound of the Clarinet is the new cd just released by the clarinetist José María 'JM' Santandreu. This new project has been co-produced by The DK <projection> in The Hague, in collaboration with the Art of Sound Department at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. The album has been produced also at

In order to celebrate the international Museum Day, The DK <projection> produced for Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC) a weekend program with own productions, [re]xperimenting MUSAC, based entirely on spatial music: an electronic music workshop with cellphones as introduction for the performance of callingHiggs, shared with all

May 18th, 2014 | 12.30 hours DTS 5.1 HD video projection of Toposonía: massive urban sound piece Katsunori Nishimura, performer Ángel Arranz, technical control Museo Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC), León (ES)

May 17th, 2014 | 21.00 hours callingHiggs: phoneart for cell phones and electronics Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC), León (ES) Katsunori Nishimura, performer Ángel Arranz, electronics If you want to participate, you can download your ringtones here:

The DK <projection> had the honor to coproduce the 10th Edition of Mostra Sonora de Sueca in Valencia, Spain. Fully consolidated as one of the most important festivals of electronic music, sound art and emerging artistic creation through new technologies in Spain, a very special program was prepared comprising five activities, among

May 11th, 2014 | 19.30 hours Mostra Sonora de Sueca, Valencia (ES) with the collaboration of the Institute of Sonology and the Koninkjlijk Conservatorium Den Haag (NL) New/historical pieces from Institute of Sonology of The Hague by Dick Raaijamakers, Johan van Kreij, G.M. Koenig, Richard Barrett, Jan Boerman, Babis Giannakopoulos and Kees Tazelaar. Ángel

May 10th, 2014 | 19.00 hours DK <qumran> music | architecture | video art | enology Mostra Sonora de Sueca - Valencia (ES) Josetxo Silguero, bass saxophone Juanan Ros, sound engineer The DK <projection> Sala Municipal de Exposiciones ‘Els Porxets’ - Sala Moret. Mostra Sonora, Sueca - Valencia (ES) Program downloadable at:

May 9th, 2014 | 11.00 hours Ángel Arranz masterclass Sala Municipal de Exposiciones ‘Els Porxets’ - Sala Moret. Mostra Sonora, Sueca - Valencia (ES). Program downloadable at:

May 9th, 2014 | 19.30 hours phoneart for cellphones, 8-channel tape and video projection Ángel Arranz, sound diffusion and composition Juanan Ros, sound engineer Sala Municipal de Exposiciones ‘Els Porxets’ - Sala Moret. Mostra Sonora, Sueca - Valencia (ES) Program downloadable at:

May 8th, 2014 | 20.30 hours Mostra Sonora de Sueca, Valencia (ES) New Iranian 8-channel electronic music pieces by Aso Kohzadi, Sohrab Motabar, Siamak Anvari, Donia Jourabchi and Siavash Akhlaghi. Sound diffussion, curator: Ángel Arranz. Sound engineer: Juanan Ros Sala Municipal de Exposiciones ‘Els Porxets’ - Sala Moret. Mostra Sonora, Sueca - Valencia (ES) Program downloadable at:

The DK <projection> will present the works callingHiggs and Toposonia within a series of activities centered on the subject of spatial music, during the International Museum Day 2014 at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC), León - Spain. On Saturday, May 17th at 21.00 hours the activities start with the workshop on sound

Fully consolidated as one of the most important festivals of electronic music, sound art and emerging artistic creation through new technologies, the Mostra Sonora de Sueca celebrates its tenth aniversary in 2014. For this occasion, The DK <projection> has prepared a very special program comprising five activities. Attending to emerging musical

Toranj is a recital of acousmatic pieces created by young Iranian composers. The concert gives insight into the excellent moment and the splendid panorama of the electronic music in Iran, a consolidated country with an enormous creative power and sonic imagination. Cradle, pass and projection of the oldest civilizations of humanity

Esquirlas/vacío will be premiered in Nederlands this evening 17th Abril at 19.30 hours in the Schoenbergzaal - Koninklijk Conservatorium The Hague by the piano player Akane Takada and the composer Ángel Arranz playing live electronics, during the last concert of the Discussion Concert Series at the Institute of Sonology in

April 17th, 2014 | 19.30 hours Institute of Sonology Discussion Concert Netherlands premiere of Esquirlas/vacío for piano solo and live electronics Akane Takada, piano Ángel Arranz, electronics Arnold Shoenbergzaal Koninklijk Conservatorium The Hague

The DK <projection> produced the Festival Peñafiel Mllenio 2013, a musical event celebrating the millenium since the foundation of the village of Peñafiel in Spain. The festival was divided in two seasons (spring and autumn) and saw the participation of national and international performers. Some organizational highlights of this festival involved

23th November, 2013 | 20.30 hours DK <protos>: series on architecture and music based on Bodegas Protos building Festival Peñafiel Milenio 2013 Akane Takada, piano JM Santandreu, clarinet Ángel Arranz, composition and electronics Bodegas Protos, Peñafiel (ES)

May 18th, 2013 | 13.00 hours World premiere of Toposonía Massive sound intervention for the Celebration of 1000 Years of the Foundation of Peñafiel City (ES) Año Dual Japan and Spain 2013 - 2014 Embassy of Japan in Spain City Hall of Peñafiel Sponsored by Bodegas Pago de Carraovejas Katsunori Nishimura, percussion David Merino, sound painting Daniel Sanz Platero,

April 9th-13th, 2013 Composing Spaces Spatial music from Gabrieli to the 21st century Symposium on Spatial Music Institute of Sonology of The Hague Lecturing and concert on spatial music subject. GRM Paris Institute of Sonology Koncon Technical University Berlin The Spatial Information Architecture Laboratory - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Game of Life Foundation

Last 18th and 19th March Ángel taught a workshop on sound art in Salamanca. From the very beginning, the main goal was to create a piece together, picking up beforehand a series of field recordings around Salamanca city, which were processed at the workshop later on.

MATERia emphazises the Latin dual root of the word: on one sense is understood as matter, material, substance which things are made of; but there is other sense that indicates return, origin, that is mater, mother. That both are exactly the expressed concepts in the concert curated by Ángel Arranz

During five exciting days, from 9th to 13th of April, the Institute of Sonology will cellebrate the symposium Composing Spaces. Spatial Music from Grabrielli to the 21st century. This will be a nice occasion to share knowledge with really expert people from different countries under the same common denominator of

Last March Ángel presented first time callingHiggs in our concert at Festival SON - musicadhoy in Madrid, as a sort of final piece. This is an acousmatic piece for 31 mobile telephone parts performed by the audience and conducted by the composer himself, together with the support of an 8-channel

During the two-days working time at Festival SON, The DK <projection> curated the wonderful piece Missa Brevis for church organ and live electronics by the composer Josué Moreno. The piece is a sort of sound installation that uses generative processes keeping itself evolved endlessly and interacting beautifully with the space

Festival SON - musicadhoy became a sort of milestone in our path. Last March 9th, this important festival in Spain dedicated a whole concert to Ángel Arranz's music by world premiering sonic architectures. This ongoing series of pieces, started in 2004 with the composition of Esquirlas/vacío for piano and electronics,

March 18-19th, 2013 | 16.30 Medialab USAL (ES) Organized by University of Salamanca - Medialab USAL (ES) Two-days course on sound art.

From 8th and 10th of March we produced the whole first weekend of Festival SON for musicadhoy at La Casa Encendida, Madrid. The DK <projection> organized four different setups: the concert portrait SON[ic] architectures and callingHiggs, a piece for smartphones and electronics. Also, Ángel curated two more events: MATERia, producing

March 10th, 2013 | 13.30 Festival SON 2013 Concert/installation by Josué Moreno Octofonic vertical speaker system Patio de La Casa Encendida Organized by musicadhoy La Casa Encendida, 13.30h Ronda Valencia, 2 28012 Madrid (ES) Josué Moreno, órgano positivo & electronics Nina Kraszewska, sound control Work curated by Ángel Arranz

March 10th, 2013 | 20.30 Festival SON 2013 Organized by musicadhoy La Casa Encendida, 22.30h Ronda Valencia, 2, 28012 Madrid (ES) Akane Takada, piano David Cristóbal, baritone and tenor saxophone Nina Kraszewska, technical management Works by Germán Alonso Raquel García Tomás Josué Moreno Nuria Giménez Comas Abel Paúl Teresa Carrasco Concert curated by Ángel Arranz

March 9th, 2013 | 22.30 Festival SON 2013 Organized by musicadhoy La Casa Encendida, 22.30h Ronda Valencia, 2 28012 Madrid (ES) World Premiere of Sonic Architectures Akane Takada, piano Josetxo Silguero, bass saxophone Ralph Krause, cello Ángel Arranz, compositon and electronics Nina Kraszewska, sound technician Original video projections by The DK <projection>

March 9th, 2013 | 00.00 Festival SON 2013 Organized by musicadhoy La Casa Encendida, 22.30h Ronda Valencia, 2, 28012 Madrid (ES) World Premiere of callingHiggs Josetxo Silguero | Akane Takada | Ralph Krause, performers Ángel Arranz, performance and composition

Festival SON - musicadhoy SON[ic] architectures + callingHiggs Saturday 9th March 9, 22h Patio de La Casa Encendida Ronda de Valencia, 2 Madrid Everything is ready to participate in a new edition of Festival SON - musicadhoy next Saturday a 22.00 hours, within the space of La Casa Encendida in Madrid. We were accompanied by three

Datum: March 09 2013 Place: La Casa Encendida, Madrid (ES) Time: 22:00h The DK<projection> will open the new edition of Festival SON - musicadhoy, with the world premiere of sonic architectures, March 9th 2013, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, performed by Akane Takada (piano), Josetxo Silguero (bass saxophone) and Ralph R. Krause (cello). sonic architectures is a modular recital with

October 30th, 2012 | 19:30 Game of Life Foundation - The Hague [NL] Sonology WFS-concert ANNA@KV20

Saturday October 27th the Spanish Electroacoustic Music Association (AMEE) will present a concert conformed by miniature pieces at 18:00, Matadero - Madrid, within the program of Sound_in at Estampa -> Arte Múltiple, 2012. During this concert will be presented a collection of short pieces by members of AMEE. This pieces will

October 23th, 2012 | Festival Musicacoustica - Beijing, China Spanish Federation, AMEE CIME/ICEM UNESCO. Pieces by Climent, Lewin-Richter, Jiménez, Arranz and Perales

Next 23th October 2012 the piece Extrusion by the composer Ángel Arranz will be presented at the Musicacoustica Festival in Beijing, China. The composition drew its inspiration from the avant-garde building Marqués de Riscal, designed by the architect Frank Gehry and situated in Elciego, a small town in Álava (Spain) Extrusion is

Photo: wikipedia - scott meltzer We are glad to announce our tape 8-channel piece Extrusion will be presented October 23rd at Festival MusicAcoustica 2012 in Beijing, China. The piece was composed in 2010, inspired by the architect Frank Gehry's building, Bodegas Marqués de Riscal, at the wine region of La Rioja (ES). Extrusion will be take

Two weeks ago, we visited the Basque Country to prepare our concert with Josetxo Silguero in the Quincena Musical of San Sebastián. We enjoy having isolated spaces in the middle of the city, far from the madding crowd, so that we can work on sound comfortably. This time, the rehearsals

Last 29th of August we took part in the Contemporary music series of the Quincena Musica de San Sebastián, together with the saxophone player Josetxo Silguero. This concert centered around the bass saxophone (althought this was not the only representative of the saxophone family), and of course, around electronics and

The DK <projection> will perform the work Qumran for bass saxophone, electronics and video, together with the saxophone player Josetxo Silguero next wednesday 29th August in the Kursaal Theater in San Sebastián (ES). More info at

Sound of the Clarinet is a CD recording project carried on by the innovative clarinet player José María Santandreu, who has commissioned to us the coproduction of a part of it. Also, this project includes the recording of a clarinet solo version of DK <sin> by Ángel Arranz at the Institute of Sonology

The WFS speaker system will be shown in the 2012 Festival Sonar from 14th to 16th of June,  travelling from Game of Life Foundation - The Hague to MACBA - Barcelona. Around the facilities devoted to Rita McBride's work, for this occasion it will be celebrated concerts and lectures during

Recording session DK <sin> version for clarinet solo  During the days 26th to 29th of June, the DK <projection> will coproduce the CD recording of Sound of the Clarinet – DarK Sound Clarinet for Electroacoustic Music, a new release by the Spanish clarinet player JM Santandreu in collaboration with the Art of Sound Department of

Josetxo Silguero & The DK <projection> at Quincena Musical Donostiarra The next August 29th Josetxo Silguero and The DK <projection> meet in a very special concert at Quincena Musical Donostiarra - San Sebastián (ES). This notorious institution pays tribute to the saxophone player, one of the greatest exponents at contemporary music panorama. The

Without all these people, it would be not been possible at all. Thank you so much! Huge please to work with these people in such a unforgettable environment. Sometimes the team means everything to work at the highest level. I am already missing this kind of rich experience, what a

Next March 20th 19.30h, the piece Extrusion by Ángel Arranz will present a Phonos Concert at the Institut Universitari de L'Audiovisual - Universidad Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. Extrusion, a piece created in 2010, is the second tape of [d]espacio: acousmatic series with video projections upon four Spanish avant-garde wineries. Music, videoart

Tonight 8th March 2012, 19.30h, at the Arnold Schoenbergzaal of the Koninklijk Conservatorium of The Hague we will present [d]espacio: acousmatic series on four Spanish buildings. Free entrance and free wine tasting of 4 excellent Spanish wines.

Next Thrusday 8th of March, at 19.30 hours, The DK <projection> will peform the multimedia concert [d]espacio at the Schoenbergzaal of the Koninkjilk Conservatorium Den Haag -address Juliana van Stolberglaan, 1. [d]espacio is a series of four acousmatic pieces with video projections by the composer Ángel Arranz. The series is inpired

... about wine? Let us introduce you to our expert oenologist, our cat Maia. She will tell you about some of the top-class, incredible wines that The DK <projection> will be presenting in a FREE WINE TASTING, included in the show next Thrusday March 8th, 19.30 at the Koninklijk Conservatorium

As the date of the concert gets closer, this last week, we will speak about De la luz y del espacio, the fourth piece of our acousmatic series with video projection. This is the last piece of the [d]espacio series,  and it has therefore a clear role: being the anti-rythm of all the Ysios combines the names of Isis and Osiris, the most important gods of the Egyptian mythology. Syblings and spouses, children and parents of gods, they represent the everlasting duality between the masculine and the feminine the opposite forces that drive Nature´s great wheel. This duality has been the basis for the

This week we will talk about the third piece of the series, SAH, based on the building Bodegas Ysios. This building is really special. I visited it during a rainy day last year Spring, walking through the valley at the outskirts of the walled, small city of Laguardia, in the

Extrusion, the second piece of [d]espacio series will be performed March 6th and 8th respectively in Salamanca (ES) and The Hague within the world-wide premieres of the complete series. Later on, the 23rd, Extrusion will take part in a octofonic music session organized by Instituto Phonos of the Pompeu Fabra

This week is the turn of Extrusion, the second electronic piece of our series [d]espacio. Extrusion is a piece inspired by the building Bodegas Marqués de Riscal, which is located in the Rioja alavesa, a northern region of Spain. Frank Gehry, the Canadian architect living in the States, author of emblematic

[d]espacio is a series of electronic pieces with visualizations composed by Angel Arranz. The series is inspired on the buildings of four Spanish avant-garde wineries: Bodegas Protos, Bodegas Marqués de Riscal, Bodegas Ysios end Bodegas Qumrán. There is exactly one month left for its premiere in Salamanca and in the

While preparing the premiere of the cicle of compositions [d]espacio next month in Salamanca (ES) and The Hague (NL), we are collecting some pictures we did time ago. These are from Bodegas Protos, the building that inspired our first electronic piece, Electronic Study. The piece was composed during the spring of 2009. The

Next 6th of March there will take place the word premiere of [d]espacio: acousmatic series on four Spanish buildings. The event will take place in the XXI Festival de Primavera - Músicas de los siglos XX y XXI organized by the University of Salamanca (ES). Two days later, on the 8th of

From Sep. to Nov. 2011 we have produced the recording of the series DK <qumran>, music composition by Ángel Arranz. The series includes two instrumental pieces with electronics and a tape, all with video projections. It will take part of a musical DVD commissioned by Bodegas Qumrán (ES) to be included

Today, December 6th, 19.30 h local time, our new piece De la luz y del espacio will performed in Republic of Korea at Busan International Electronic Music Festival - BIEMF 2011.  This four-channel + video piece will be shown at Haeundae Culture Center of Busan. The concert has been organized by Busan

De la luz y del espacio (On light and space) 13'46" De la luz y del espacio is the fourth and last piece of the series entitled [d]espacio, composed by Ángel Arranz and inspired on four different avant-garde buildings in Spain. De la luz y del espacio is based on Bodegas Qumrán,

On December 6th 2011 will take place the world premiere of De la luz y del espacio at BIEMF, an international festival on electronic music that will be celebrated at the city of Busan-Republic of Korea. De la luz y del espacio (On light and space) is the central 4-channel electronic music piece

In few days it will be occurred the world premiere of our new piece, De la luz y del espacio, in Busan, South Korea. The music has been realized by Ángel Arranz. About the visual aspect, the piece is inspired on the 3D plans of the building and a series of

Nov. 2011 we were invited at Festival Punto de Encuentro organized by AMEE at Valencia (ES). We assisted the electronics of two fantastic composers's works played by Josetxo Silguero: Juan José Eslava's El Umbral de Una Línea III, and Carlos Satué's Laberinto de la Noche, both for various kind of saxophones and

Yesterday in Peñafiel we just finished the last takes of the production phase of our documentary DK <qumran>. It was the turn of Josetxo Silguero, with whom we realized the recording of Qumran for bass saxophone and electronics. We have been accompanied again by our co-producer, Séventhe Comunicación. It was a

In order to study the premiere of DK <sin> version for clarinet solo, last Sunday we met the clarinetist José María Santandreu in Valencia. This piece is the second of the series of architectures composed by Ángel Arranz, which in turn is based on Bodegas Protos. [gallery columns="5" ids="1565,1566,1567,1568"] José María is a

After our concert in Valencia, we take our way to Peñafiel. Tomorrow we have hard working day ahead of us, in there we will try to finish the production of  DK <qumran>, our documentary film, with Josetxo Silguero. [gallery link="file" size="medium" ids="1559,1560,1561"]

The last weekend could not have been more interesting. We had to change our route from Amsterdam at the last minute, so we went through the RER's fractal structures in Paris, and later on we arrived to Valencia, early as expected, to listen to the powerful concert of the Mexican

Next saturday 19th november 2011 will be the world premiere of Qumran, for bass saxophone and electronics, wich will take place in Valencia during the International Electronic Music Festival 'Punto de Encuentro' organized by the  AMEE (Asociación de Música Electroacústica de España). Location: Club Diario Levante C/ Traginers, 7 Poligono Vara de Quart,

It just has been released the official photos of the filming of the documentary on DK <qumran> project, realized last September at Bodegas Qumrán (ES). We would like to openly thank to the amazing photograph from Valladolid, the great Nacho Carretero, the images' author, because of his high level of

The DK <projection> has started to work in the post-production of a documentary film on the DK <qumran> series. The filmmaking took place between the 20th and the 27th september at several locations in Spain, such as Bodegas Qumrán and the city of Peñafiel. The documentary deals about DK <qumran>, a series of three

Today was the last shooting day at Bodegas Qumrán. The schedule for today was more relaxed, as we worked mainly on the recording of interviews with the project´s artistic team, as well as some other take with Jesús. After a small re-organisation of the activities, we shot the first takes in

The morning can not be more bucolic: 08:00 hours in the middle of Castila's fields, surrounded by vineyards which wake up amidst a light mist, barely touched by the dew. We started with Virvi shooting in the vineyards self, taking shots of the surroundings and the nature, fixed and steadycam

As the morning began with a burning sun, we took the opportunity to stop for a while to take a stroll through Peñafiel, rest and do some sight-seeing. The famous Plaza del Coso (Bullring Square) was of course a must-see. There was not time enough to see the castle, though.

Today was the first rehearsal day with Raphaël, so the activity temperature has increased a degree. Early in the morning we made our way to the local radio station to begin the promotion of our concert in Peñafiel and province. The journalist María Alonso, from Radio Peñafiel, was in charge

Yesterday we visited the facilities of the Cultural Center of Peñafiel in order to examine its technical resources ad hoc and to elaborate an account of the percussion instruments available for Raphaël. This place is something really exceptional. Peñafiel, just a village in the center of Castilla, has a more

After our first work meeting, where we discussed the filming plans with the crew in the location self, we could enjoy the breathtaking Castilian landscapes, visible from the hill on top of which Bodegas Qumrán is situated. The day was wonderful, the company even better. As if that were not

After a journey free of incidents, we arrived to Peñafiel, and today we are about to start the first work meeting to discuss the organizational aspects of the documentary. Everybody in Peñafiel is ready to start the grape harvesting season, which promises to be specially good this year. You can feel

Coinciding with the beginning of the grape harvesting in the Ribera del Duero, on the 26th september avant-garde sounds and images inspired by the architecture of Bodegas Qumrán will be heard in the Cultural Center of Peñafiel (Valladolid). The audience of this recital will assist to the preview of the

DK <qumran> is a series of multidisciplinar pieces consisting of three electronic pieces with acoustic instruments composed by Ángel Arranz. The sneak preview will take place in the concert hall of the Cultural Center of Peñafiel next monday 26th of September at 20:30 hours. The premiere of Qumran, the first piece of

This morning we received the much expected visit of an UPS truck from Germany. It brought us a box full of toys: a pair of new microphones, a new Roland 8 pre-amp input audio interface, and some other delights. This, and some equipment we already had, was all we needed

We are fully absorbed in the programming of several videos for the DK <qumran> series. We have chosen to implement a JavaScript scripting which creates truly sui generis objects. This object operates within her Jitter patch in combination with shaders and Open GL functions. The videos below are a sample of

The countdown for DK <qumran> has started, and we are getting ready for our next concert in Peñafiel. This will be a preview concert full of emotions and sensibility, where we will enjoy not only the kind of things we like to do the most, but also the company of

The DK <projection> has just released a new Ángel Arranz's score: Qumran B, for percussion set and electronics. This is the third and last piece of the DK <qumran> series in progress. Qumran B for percussion set and electronics is the last piece of DK <qumran> series, which is conformed by

In the video you can see the 8-channel speaker setup that often is required to perform some works by The DK <projection>. It is used a combination of two sets of four speakers each, one at the top level and the other at the bottom level. From the top-view, all

(Spanish only) De nuevo un post en castellano para anunciar la publicación de otra entrevista hoy en Espacio Sonoro, la revista on-line especializada en música contemporánea que publica el ensemble español Taller Sonoro. El entrevistado en esta ocasión es Daniel Teruggi, director del Groupe de Recherches Musicales (GRM) del Institut nacional de

(Spanish only) Sonograma Magazine de Barcelona publica en su número 11 la entrevista realizada al compositor Andrés Lewin-Richter por Ángel Arranz del pasado mes de abril en el Estudio Phonos de la Universidad Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona. A través de la entrevista se recorren los orígenes neoyorkinos del compositor como residente en

It gives us great pleasure to introduce Maia to you. This prettie is our 13 weeks old she-cat. We adopted her from a friend, and after one month with us, we would reckon she has adapted quite well to the new space. Mevrouw Maia's name was inspired by the 15M Spanish

Since June 27th till August 6th the Spanish saxophonist Josetxo Silguero will tacke a tour around five Latin American countries -Perú, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela-. He will combine programmed masterclasses with several concerts. You will be able to follow all the details of this tour at:

During my short stay in Spain, I took advantage of this opportunity to visit Bodegas Qumran and meet Jesús. We both spent a very entertained morning capturing recordings for my new electronic piece, De la luz y del espacio. This is the second piece of the DK <qumran> series. The technique

(Spanish only) Con el tiempo en el culo y recién aterrizado en Barajas, el próximo pasaje de tren reservado y con gana gatuna de deambular, así, aun a riesgo de chafar los planes de varios días.. ¡qué más da! Mi primera reacción ha sido acordarme de todos ellos: lo representan todo.

(Spanish only) Asco. Ayer sentí asco. Estaba cansado. Y aún así, no pude evitar una náusea profunda y punzante. Soy un ciudadano más, con conciencia y definición política. Probablemente como vosotros, desde hace varios años estoy cansado del corralito del cloroformo al que nos llevan sometiendo políticos, banqueros y canallas -sin

Raphaël Simon is a sensational guy. We met via Internet about a year ago, and few weeks later, late July, we met in person in Paris. He told me that he likes my music very much, particularly my piece Punto Intenso contra Remisso, and that it would be great if

(Spanish only) ARRANZ, Ángel: "Otro Punto de Vista Analítico sobre el acorde de Tristán, vía Estudio nº 10 para piano de Claude Debussy" (online). Madrid: Sul Ponticello, II época, n. 21, abr. 2011. Disponible en World Wide Web. ISSN: 1697-6886 Como reciente colaborador en la revista on-line Sul Ponticello, ésta publica hoy,

DK <qumran> is an interdisciplinary audiovisual series of three works created by Ángel Arranz, which combines live visuals, architecture and music. The show consists in a projection of real-time generated visuals and a recital of electronic music -live and fixed media-. The music is played through a set of speakers

DEAN, Roger. 2009. The Oxford Handbook of Computer Music. Oxford Handbooks in Music. Oxford University Press, USA. ISBN: 0195331613. For those who wanted to learn deeply via a syncretic reference that amalgamate the very different tendencies on electronic and computer music, congratulations. Since 2009 Oxford University Press has released a wonderful

Lex van den Broek from the Technical Department of the Institute of Sonology - Royal Conservatory in The Hague has specifically created a new device in order to assist some requirements of the composer Ángel Arranz. The device consists in a re-shaping and re-functionality of a conventional guitar volume pedal,

(Spanish only) SUPPER, Martin. 2004. Música Electrónica y Música con Ordenador. Historia, estética, métodos, sistemas. Alianza Música (Alianza Editorial), Madrid. ISBN: 84-206-8169-5.   Esta vez me lanzo al blog haciendo uso del castellano para recomendar a la comunidad hispano-hablante un libro, aunque no podemos considerar de reciente edición (2004), sin embargo encuentro interesante.

EspacioVías organizes the workshop Soundpainting by Beatriz Franco Mielgo during the 8th and 9th April. EspacioVías, León (ES) Soundpainting is a language of signs created at the 80's by the Newyorker musician Walter Thompson in order to compose pluridisciplinar performances real-time, given that it is oriented to musicians, dancers, actors, poets and/or visual I think that it could be a good reason to break these long weeks of intellectual dryness by telling you some really worthwhile news. And that it is not exactly "news", because it is something that began to work certain time ago. Anyway, for me was a totally illuminated moment

EXTRUSION (2010) 8-channel tape piece Ángel Arranz Everything is curved. So did my dear colleague Casper Schipper define his first listening to Extrusion, the second electronic piece from a series of four works, which I expect to finish in 2011. Maybe it is because of my renewed interest in Baroque aesthetics, maybe because of

Institute of Sonology Discussion Concert Series DC #5 – 7th May, 2010 Arnold Schoenbergzaal, 19:30 Royal Conservatory of The Hague Works of G.M. Koenig, Adalsteinsson, Zweerts, Vinton, Van Paemel/Braet, Konstantinidou, Li and Arranz. Next Friday 7th May the last Discussion Concert of this season will be celebrated at the Institute of Sonology, Royal Conservatory of The

c/ Alcalá, 31 28014 Madrid 17th March to 16th May, 2010 Tu. to Sa. 11:00 to 20:30 Su. 11:00 to 14:00 free entrance Unlike the general chaotic mood last days and the collective hysteria by trip colapses, certain news about a threatening volcano incarnated in the god Thor and serious announcements in the meantime of a

Indeed, this is a special event for sonologists, musicologists, composers and in general for lovers of electronic music. Two interviews with Paul Berg and Kees Tazelaar repectively have been published by the composer and musicologist Ángel Arranz. These interviews were realized during 2009 within the framework of the Institute of

We would like to present the composer Ángel Arranz. Ángel Arranz is a Spanish composer who lives and works in The Netherlands as an associate researcher at the Institute of Sonology in The Hague. His music explores hybridization between acoustical instruments and electronics, spatiality in several plans of the musical realization and

[30/10/2012] -> DLLYDE, WFS version at Game of Life Foundation – ANNA@KV20, Korte Voorhout 20, Den Haag [NL] [27/10/2012] -> Premiere of the tape miniature 25 samples sobre [d]espacio, Sound-In, Feria Estampa -> Arte Múltiple, Matadero, Madrid [ES] [23/10/12] -> Extrusion, 8-channel piece inspired by Frank Gehry’s building Marqués de