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Decibel New Music: 2 Minutes From Home

Decibel New Music: 2 Minutes From Home

By decibelnewmusic

The Podcast features interviews with the composers and ensemble members who make part of the "2 Minutes From Home" project, initiated by the Decibel new music ensemble."2 Minutes From Home," is a series of 20 x 2 minute works commissioned for the Decibel ScorePlayer from artists the ensemble have worked with in the past presented as video releases showing the ensembles playing their parts in their homes together, alongside the score. You can find these at vimeo.com/decibelnewmusic. The podcast starts with the 2 minute commission, then an interview with composer. Enjoy!
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2MfH #20: Haruka Hirayama
2MfH #20: Haruka Hirayama
Haruka Hirayama created a piece entitled "Tsumotta Yuki" for the 2 Minutes From Home series of new music commissions, performed by the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Haruka talks to Decibel artistic director Cat Hope from her home in Tokyo, Japan, in the last of the series.
12:21
December 29, 2020
2MfH #19: Cathy Milliken
2MfH #19: Cathy Milliken
Cathy Milliken created a piece entitled "View From Vega II" for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions, performed by the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Cathy talks to Decibel member Louise Devenish from hotel quarantine in Queensland.
17:21
December 27, 2020
2MfH #18: Tristen Parr
2MfH #18: Tristen Parr
Tristen Parr created a piece entitled "Angel of Retribution" for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions, performed by the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Tristen talks to Louise Devenish, reflecting on his experience of 2MfH and his piece
18:14
December 19, 2020
2MfH #17 Amanda Stewart
2MfH #17 Amanda Stewart
Amanda Stewart created a piece entitled "Soup (Tautology 12)" for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions, performed by the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Amanda talks to Decibel artistic director Cat Hope about the basis of this piece and life in Sydney during COVID 19.
14:37
December 11, 2020
2MfH #16 J.G. Thirwell
2MfH #16 J.G. Thirwell
J.G. Thirlwell created a piece entitled "Angel of Retribution" for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions, performed by the Decibel New Music Ensemble. JG talks to Decibel artistic director Cat Hope.
20:21
December 08, 2020
2Mfh #15 Pedro Alvarez
2Mfh #15 Pedro Alvarez
Pedro Alvarez created a piece entitled "Chronotype Situation No. 2" for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions, performed by the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Pedro talks to Decibel artistic director Cat Hope about his work and a composers life during a pandemic.
17:58
November 23, 2020
2Mfh #14 Aaron Wyatt
2Mfh #14 Aaron Wyatt
Aaron Wyatt created a piece entitled "Glisten" for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions, performed by the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Aaron talks to Decibel member Lindsay Vickery.
13:48
November 23, 2020
2MfH #12 Stuart James
2MfH #12 Stuart James
Stuart James created a piece entitled "Counterpoise" for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions, performed by the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Stuart talks to Decibel member Louise Devenish.
27:05
October 30, 2020
2MfH #13 Thembi Soddell
2MfH #13 Thembi Soddell
Thembi Sodell created a piece entitled "Let Go of Control" for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions, performed by the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Thembi talks to Decibel artistic director Cat Hope from regional Victoria, Australia.
17:06
October 27, 2020
2MfH #11  Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir
2MfH #11 Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir
Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir created a piece entitled "SOAP" for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions, performed by the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Bergrún talks to Decibel member Lindsay Vickery from New York.
14:05
October 20, 2020
2MfH #8 Jon Rose
2MfH #8 Jon Rose
Jon Rose created a piece entitled "data data" for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions, performed by the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Decibel cellist Tristen Parr talks to Jon Rose about his piece.
15:48
September 27, 2020
2MfH#10 Cat Hope
2MfH#10 Cat Hope
Cat Hope created a piece entitled "Delay taints" for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions, performed by the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Cat talks to the performers Tristen Parr (cello) and Laura Boynes (dance) in this episode.
19:10
September 27, 2020
2MfH #9 Marina Rosenfeld
2MfH #9 Marina Rosenfeld
Marina Rosenfeld created a piece entitled "a martial exercise in togetherness" for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions, performed by the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Marina talks to artistic director Cat Hope from New York.
18:04
September 20, 2020
2MfH#7: Dominic Flynn
2MfH#7: Dominic Flynn
Dominic Flynn's "Always Quiet" is a peice for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions for the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Dominic talks to Decibel member Lindsay Vickery about his work.
16:58
August 24, 2020
2MfH #6: Lindsay Vickery
2MfH #6: Lindsay Vickery
Lindsay Vickery created a piece entitled "Mueller" for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions, performed by the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Lindsay talks to Decibel percussionist Louise Devenish about his work.
17:23
August 23, 2020
2MfH #5: Erik Griswold
2MfH #5: Erik Griswold
Erik Griswold created a piece entitled "Pandemic" for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions, for the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Erik talks to composer and reeds player in Decibel, Lindsay Vickery about his work and using the Decibel ScorePlayer.
16:34
August 11, 2020
2MfH #4: Gail Priest
2MfH #4: Gail Priest
Gail Priest created a piece entitled "6 Grades of Grain" for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions, for the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Gail talks to percussionist in Decibel, Louise Devenish about her work and approach.
13:31
July 28, 2020
2MfH #3: Lionel Marchetti
2MfH #3: Lionel Marchetti
Lionel Marchetti created a piece entitled "La Patience" for the 2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions, for the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Lionel talks to artistic director of Decibel, Cat Hope about the work and his approach.
10:06
July 18, 2020
2MfH #2: Daniel Thorpe
2MfH #2: Daniel Thorpe
Daniel Thorpe is second composer to be featured in the "2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions for the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Daniel talks to artistic director of Decibel, Cat Hope about their composition.
16:15
June 24, 2020
2MfH#1: Louise Devenish
2MfH#1: Louise Devenish
Louise Devenish is the first composer to be featured in the "2 Minutes From Home" series of new music commissions for the Decibel New Music Ensemble. Louise talks to artistic director of Decibel, Cat Hope about her piece, 'Taut'.
15:06
June 09, 2020