Latin American Electroacoustic Music Collection

alcides lanza, eidesis III (1971-II), 1971

Recording time: 13 min 52 s.
Instruments: For orchestra and tape, with lights [possible with two conductors]
Recorded at: Composer' studio and McGill University EMS. Montréal, QC, Canada.
Remarks: Mälmo Symphony Orchestra, Sweden; alcides lanza and Mesías Maiguashca, conductors.

Other resources available:
- Biography of alcides lanza
- Compositions by alcides lanza

About this composition:

Written spontaneously by alcides lanza, dedicated to Antonio Tauriello. The premiere performance took place during a Nutida Musik concert, with the Malmö Symphony Orchestra, February 15, 1972. The conductors were Mesias Maiguashca and alcides lanza. eidesis III seeks a sound realization of double and triple images, as if there were superimposed transparencies getting in and out of alignment.

Eidetic: of, or pertaining to, or constituting visual imagery retained in the memory and easily reproducible with with great accuracy and great detail [from the Greek 'eidos', plus 'etikos']

Tape part realized at the McGill University EMS, sugin materials done with the Le Caine Instruments, plus pre-recorded sounds from the Columbia-Princeton EMC.