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MUFFLING FOG - AFTER MARTIN HEIDEGGER (2014, New York)
The Multimedia Concert for piano, sound and video art.

Composer, director, video, sound: Gio Janiashvili

Acoustic grand piano, stereo sound and single channel video projection.
Duration: 45 minutes.

Past performances:
Either/OR Ensemble's 10th Annual Spring Festival of Contemporary Music 2015, Speyer Hall, University Settlement, New York, 2015.
Festival Tbilisi 2014: Contemporary Music Evenings, Tbilisi State Conservatoire Chamber Hall, Tblisi, 2014.
1TV, Georgian Public Broadcaster, program Unknown Music, Tbilisi, Georgia, 2017.
The work was awarded Tsinandali Award, Tbilisi, Georgia, 2015.

The multimedia concert work was inpired by Martin Heidegger's philosophy of boredom. The work examines the emotional states of boredom and particularities of the flow of time in relationship to it.

Trailer:

Audio excerpts - Festival Tbilisi 2014: Contemporary Music Evenings, Tbilisi State Conservatoire Chamber Hall. Piano - Jemal Tavadze:


Extended piano excerpts to demonstrate specifically the piano writing. Piano - Jemal Tavadze:


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Photos from the US premiere at the Either/OR 10th Annual Spring Festival of Contemporary Music 2015 - University Settlement, New York City. Piano: Taka Kigawa:

Photos from the World premiere at the Festival Tbilisi 2014: Cotemporary Music Evenings - Tbilisi State Conservatoire Recital Hall, Tbilisi, Georgia. Piano: Jemal Tavadze:


Either/OR Ensemble's 10th Annual Spring Festival of Contemporary Music festival program, 2015:

The New York times press release, 2015:

From miscellany by Alex Ross - The Rest is Noise, 2015:

The Brooklyn Rail press release, 2015:

1TV, Georgian Public Broadcaster (06 July 2017) - TV program Unknown Music: An interview with Gio Janiashvili about his compositional practice and the television premiere of the multimedia concert MUFFLING FOG - AFTER MARTIN HEIDEGGER (2014). Host: Kakha Tolordava.


 


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