Latin American Electroacoustic Music Collection

Claudio Calmens (Argentina)

Claudio Calmens (born in Bahía Blanca, 1962) have been composing and performing experimental music, including works with electroacoustic media.

Some of his works are: "Sol Freud", from 1996, a literary-musical work stemming from compositional principles of pataphysique; "Gotas y Metal", an aleatoric sound piece consisting in metal objects (vessels) drummed on by drops of water on the live stage, from 1997; "El Zapallo Que Se Hizo Cosmos" ("The Pumpkin That Became Cosmos") also from 1997, using voice processings, and based on a text by Macedonio Fernández; "Poemus 1, 2, 3, 4, 5", composed between 1997 and 1998 for narrator and either computer or digital recording, with texts of Oliverio Girondo; "Futilidad" ("Futility"), a story created around a phonetic game involving a single consonant ("f") which either occurs or predominates in the majority of the words of the text; "Sweet Vivi" for electric guitar + midi, from 2000; and "Higer Falls", electro acoustic piece from 2001.

(text updated: March, 2004)

Resources available for this composer:
- List of compositions (8 compositions)