landscape | sound | code | performance | space

Passeggio Sonoro

By: Marinos Koutsomichalis
A multichannel soundscape composition based solely on the intuitive juxtaposition of environmental and cityscape recordings, in this way constructing an immersive 'soundwalk' (Passeggio Sonoro) for the audience to engage with.
landscape | sound | code | performance | space

Passeggio Sonoro

A multichannel soundscape composition based solely on the intuitive juxtaposition of environmental and cityscape recordings, in this way constructing an immersive ‘soundwalk’ (Passeggio Sonoro) for the audience to engage with.

By: Marinos Koutsomichalis

Materials:
Environmental audio recordings, multichannel loudspeaker array (at least 16), bespoke software

Duration:
Variable, ~12-40m

Produced by:
Marinos Koutsomichalis

Produced at:
Studio of Music Interaction and Polyphony; Technical Univ. of Crete, Rethymnon GR

Produced in:
2011

Documented by:
Marinos Koutsomichalis

‘Passeggio Sonoro’ is typically performed in-situ via some multichannel loudspeaker set-up in holophonic or periphonic configuration and employing bespoke software coded by the artist. The available material is juxtaposed in time and space following a loosely pre-defined narrative and employing live-coding as well as real time hardware control. A studio stereo mixdown is provided below for demonstration purposes.

Events
  • Performance, WFAE2011 International Conference on Acoustic Ecology; Municipal Theatre of Corfu. Corfu, GR. (2011)
  • Performance, Simposio Internazionale sul Paesaggio Sonoro; Limonaia di Villa Strozzi. Florence, IT. (2011)
  • Performance, Auditorium Chiti; Istituto Mascagni. Livorno, IT. (2011)
  • Discography, In 'A wold of SoundScapes' [DVD]. A&G. Livorno, IT. (2011)