The great contrast between the colours of the female voice and those of the transformed percussion sounds has given a certain importance to aesthetic ideas like warmth and cold, which have become dimensions in the work of composition. I should also mention the rhythmic dimension, which is defined by the use of the instruments’ original attacks.
Commissioned by IRCAM/Ensemble InterContemporain, Paris 1985
quadrophonic electronic music
Bourges, France 1986
Michael Obst is a composer, pianist, and teacher. He began his successful composing career with electronic music and subsequently composed works for music theater, film and concert halls. His experience as a pianist with the Ensemble Modern, enriched his understanding of contemporary music. After 25 fulfilling years of teaching, he is now excited to once again concentrate on his own composition projects.