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15.06.2017

Call For Works: EMUFest

Call For Works: EMUFest

Conservatorio S. Cecilia of Rome presents the 10th edition of EMUFest

(International Electroacoustic Music Festival)

The festival will take place from the 23rd to the 28th of October 2017.

Works will have to fall within one of the following three categories:

  1. Acousmatic works:
  2. Live performances with electronics:
  3. Audiovisual composition:

Choices will be made exclusively based on representativeness of the international situation of electroacoustic music and upon the feasibility connected to the Festival’s program.

Submissions must include a complete description of the technical set-up needed and instrumental techniques for the performance and, depending on the category, it must also include:
For Category 2 the conservatory will provide performers chosen amongst its faculty and selected graduate students. Technical performers will be chosen among the students of the Electronic Music department. Should authors decide to use external performers they will have to bear all accommodation and travel costs, as well as any further expenses.

  1. Acousmatic works:
    • From 1.1 to 26.1 channels on data file with separate or interleaved tracks in WAV or AIFF format with 24 bit rate and 48000 Hz sampling rate. For ambisonic works audio file with separate tracks in WAV or AIFF format with 24 bit rate and 48000 Hz sampling rate into B-Format audio files. Each file must be named with spherical harmonics name (ex: R-title.wav, S-title.wav, T-title.wav, and so on). For works spatialized with Zirkonium MK3 project or a Bounce in AIFF or WAV with tracks numbered according to the speaker numbering in the dome set up map.

  2. Live performances with electronics:
    • score and parts in PDF format;
    • audio file (MP3, WAV or AIFF format) with a complete recording of the work, if existing;
    • if pre-existing audio is needed, audio file with separate or interleaved tracks in WAV or AIFF format with 24 bit rate and 48000Hz sampling rate ;
    • live electronics works submitted without all software components for the functioning of the work will be discarded. Documentation of the software must be included (as comments in the file or as a separate read me file).

For the instrumental ensemble a maximum of 7 performers might be chosen from the following:

  • 1 voice ( mezzo soprano)
  • 2 pianos
  • 4 saxophones (for each combination of soprano, alto, tenor, baritone)
  • 1 double bass
  • 2 cellos
  • 1 viola
  • 1 violin
  • 2 flutes (C and / or G)
  • clarinet (Bb cl. and Bb bass cl.)
  • percussions (max 3 percussionists)
  • 2 electric guitars
  • 2 classical guitars
  • 1 conductor

  1. Audiovisual composition:
    • Audio file from 1.1 to 4.1 channels in WAV or AIFF format with 24 bit rate and 48000 Hzsampling rate.
    • Video file with a minimum resolution of 1080P.

Details:

http://www.emufest.org/pages/2017-call/






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call for works festival électroacoustique


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