Amusia – live

October 6, 2011
Centro cultural BOD-Corp Banca
Caracas, Venezuela

Clock: David Marcano, Ricardo Martínez y Dacio Medrano
Pianos: Gerry Weil y Xavier Losada

Production: Proyecta Comunicación

Recording Engineer: Marcel Fernández
Video: Raúl Colmenares
Audio engineer: Eder Soto
Stage Manager: Tyrone Vera
Stage Lighting: Tirso Machado
Scenery: Soluciones Arquimad

Original Song

“There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear.”
John Cage

I. The song started as a research of noise, rhythm and melody interpreting certain amusia‘ degrees.

II. Later, I saw The Rest is Noise. The title inmediately made me think it would be part of the theme.

III. With a half-read book I started to write. 4:33 by John Cage would give shape and sense to the composition.

Amusia walks, minute after minute, between noise, rest & melody until it reachs our surroundings, the no-silence.

…maybe rest.

What is rest? What is noise? What is this all about? Sounds & crowd making their way. Just listen, listen their way. Silence.


Thanks Alex Ross for “The Rest is Noise“.

A musical listening test

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