Category Archives: about the pieces

Athens Sound Walks – Big Village Dynamics

I recorded a series of routes in the centre of Athens during November and December 2009. Starting off from my house I walk in the streets, use the metro and end up wandering through the pedestrian zones at Thisio and … Continue reading

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Pivot Line

Acousmatic study with lines and dots in three parts. I recorded about one hour of improvisation on laptop and controllers, accompanying contemporary dance. This material included specific types of sound objects and sound behaviors, as well as certain elements of … Continue reading

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Transference

Stereo for multi speaker diffusion – 8:27 Noise, detachment and dreamlike transportation. A meditation on the soundscape of the city . I made this piece using the sound of a horn/car alarm and the noises of cars and motorbikes. It … Continue reading

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About working with soundscape recordings

I have been recording “real world” sound from the very beginning of my involvement with electroacoustic composition. Getting my main influences from composers such as Trevor Wishart, Jonty Harrison, Francis Dhomond, François Baille, Ives Daust, Beatriz Ferreira and others from … Continue reading

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about my electroacoustic work

These pieces use the language of electro-acoustic music. Various methods of sound synthesis, extensive processing of recorded sound (soundscapes, objects, instruments, etc) and micro-montage techniques have been used to encompass a huge range of sound objects into the music, which … Continue reading

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my favourite music technology

Trevor Wishart writes at the beginning of Audible Design: a) any sound can be the starting material for a musical composition; b) the ways in which this sound may be transformed is limited only by the imagination of the composer; … Continue reading

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suvenires

Suvenires Stereo               4:08 The Money Project for ICMC2002 called for pieces to be based on a short recording of people advertising souvenirs at an outdoor market in Havana, Cuba.[1] The voices, tired from repetition and the daily tourist circus, had … Continue reading

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the door study

The Door Study Stereo               3:59 This piece was part of The Door Project.[1] The sound of doors is being used a lot in acousmatic music for the strong literal and metaphoric significance it has for most people and for its … Continue reading

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Limiting raw material. Preset sources and sound families.

The Door Study was the first in this series to have strict conditions on its source material. I made everything out of the short sample of a door opening and closing. On all the previous pieces there were no specific … Continue reading

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think of a woman

Concept, modelling: Martha Dimitropoulou Audio Composition, Video Editing: Stelios Giannoulakis On a poem by: Jim Efthymiou Voices: Nodlaig Guinan, Eftihis Patsourakis, Stelios Giannoulakis, Martha Dimitropoulou Photography: Roberta Nitsos The poem was read in Greek and English. The Greek rendition appears … Continue reading

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love raga

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rainwater

Rainwater Two stereo versions      12:27,    5:58 …A meditative piece for autumn bridging the distance between summer and winter, as well as between remote places of the globe that I find myself at depending on the season… The sound of rain … Continue reading

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chaotic Lucidity

Chaotic Lucidity Stereo               14:58 …Sand, the waves of the sea, a crowd talking, drumming on a beach, an explosion, life, molecules, free jazz. Elementary building parts of larger structures might behave chaotically and at the same time follow general principles … Continue reading

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rites of passage, 24 hours in passage international

Rites of Passage, 24 Hours in Passage International   Composition for a place of passage: Material/Function – Live space Eight channel & stereo versions             24:00 …In two intersecting alleys under glass small shops are selling books, comics, perfumes, jewellery, records, … Continue reading

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the maze

The Maze           12:06 Exploring architectural space …cold wind, echoing noise. A door leading out of a strange room with very high ceiling. I had no idea how I’d got there, my brain flooded with alien memories. Behind the walls all … Continue reading

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materialisation

Materialisation                       10:13                                2011 The idea behind the work is the process of coming into being. In an abstract sonic world, made with additive synthesis and frequency manipulation techniques, sonic entities acquire various degrees of tangibility while their apparent causal connection … Continue reading

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