Reminiscence Yota Kobayashi

As opposed to the real soundscape that surrounds us, Reminiscence realizes the soundscape residing in my memory. I recalled my old job experience at a huge storage where I could hear constant machinery sounds from neighboring factories. Even small sounds, however, were audible inside of the large reverberant storage. After the other workers left home, I was not only intimidated by the emptiness that juxtaposes the overwhelming machinery sounds but also always entertained as if I were the protagonist of the soundscape. The soundscape in my memory has transformed into distorted one “imaginary landscape” over the years passed. Thus I minimized to use sound objects that directly refer to the real world but employed acousmatic approach by making anonymous sounds connote the soundscape while leaving the syntax of the composition mimicking the real world.

  • Year of composition: 2006
  • Duration of the submitted work: 5:17
  • Production: Simon Fraser University

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