In Flesh Kitty Xiao

In Flesh is a work about body, contact and tactility. The composition and electronics take on a Frankenstein-esque approach, composed entirely from samples of the cello — field recordings that have been stripped down, taken apart and put back together. There is a gestural persistence and compulsiveness in the work, a desire for sound to envelop, enter, leak or seep through, to completely embody one’s own skin.

Source: 2022

  • Year of composition: 2021
  • Genre: Electroacoustics
  • Format: Fixed media
  • Instrumentation: Cello and electronics
  • Hardware used: Push 2
  • Software used: Ableton Live, Max for Live
  • Duration of the submitted work: 8:00
  • Premiere: November 30, 2021, Australian National Academy of Music, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne Australia

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