Jenny Hettne – YTOR, BÖLJANDE

for solo percussion (world premiere)

The fundament of the piece is a sound object; a small loudspeaker playing sounds from a decontructed music box. This music remains more or less static, while the percussion part illuminates the music box music in different ways. The four short parts each enhances different aspects of the music box sounds, such as pitch, rhythm and timbre.

Jenny Hettne (born 1977) is a Swedish composer of acoustic and electroacoustic music, with the exploration of sound and timbre as her most important focus. She studied composition with Henrik Strindberg, Ole Lützow-Holm, Jörg Mainka and Bent Sörensen among others. Her music has been performed by, among others, Musica Vitae, Gageego, Norrbotten Neo, The Peärls Before Swïne Experience, Faint Noise and Jönköpings Sinfonietta (Sweden), Caput, Duo Harpverk (Iceland), The Griffyn Ensemble (Australia), Ensemble DissonArt (Greece) and Chamber Ensemble New Music in Ukraine.

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