ELECTROACOUSTIC

Toro

- For Tenor Saxophone & Electronics -

Toro is a duet for tenor saxophone and electronics. This piece is inspired by the melodies of Toro Mata, a very popular Landó song. Landó is a style of Peruvian music derived from indigenous and African influences.

Performance by Hunter Long (tenor) and Ivonne Paredes (electronics).

Recorded on July 25, 2015 at Charlotte Street Studios in Kansas City, MO.

Toro

- For Clarinet & Electronics -

Performed by Aleksandr Karjaka (clarinet) and Ivonne Paredes (electronics).

Performance on June 26, 2016 as part of GROUP WORK IV: Room Sounds at JACK in Brooklyn, New York.


Fantasmagoria

- For Glockenspiel (w/thimbles), Percussion & Electronics -

Fantasmagoria is inspired by the playing of Annabelle Cazes (aka Glockabelle). The glockenspiel is played with metal thimbles, a technique invented by Glockabelle. This piece is part of a compilation of Paredes’ electroacoustic duets and trios called Electroacústica Dinámica.

Performance by Annabelle Cazes (glockenspiel w/metal thimbles), Sean Golsborough (live electronics, sound design), and Ivonne Paredes (auxiliary percussion).

Recorded on February 25, 2015 at Brooklyn College in NY.


Cuerdas de un Pueblo Muy Lejano

- For Cello & Electronics -

Cuerdas de un Pueblo Muy Lejano (Strings from a Town Far Away) is based on a Huayno melody that goes through different transformations. Huayno is a style of music that comes from the deep Andean regions of Peru.

Performance by Derek LaRoche (violoncello), and Matthew Gantt (sampler).

Live recording on May 11th, 2014 at Whitman Hall, Brooklyn, NY.

Cuerdas de un Pueblo Muy Lejano

- For Cello & Electronics -

Performance by Eric Coyne (violoncello), and Edrick Subervi (sampler).

Live performance on June 24th, 2015 at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF).

Cuerdas de un Pueblo Muy Lejano

- For Violin & Electronics -

Performance by Adam von Housen (violin), and Ivonne Paredes (electronics).

Live performance on May 19th, 2017 as part of the Sound Traffic Concert Series at Spectrum in NYC.


Espacio

- For Horn & Electronics -

Espacio (Space) is a piece that Paredes wrote in the summer of 2013. She wanted this piece to embody the feeling of space, and the loneliness that comes with living in a vast universe. Samples used in Espacio include sounds of the electromagnetic waves of various planets as recorded by NASA.

Performance by Melissa Danas (horn), and Matthew Gantt (sampler).

Live recording on October 31st, 2013 at the International Electroacoustic Music Festival in Brooklyn College, New York.

Espacio

- For Trombone & Electronics -

Performance by David Whitwell (trombone), and Matthew Gantt (sampler).

Live recording on May 11th, 2014 at Whitman Hall, Brooklyn, NY.


Radio del Infierno

- Electronics -

Radio del Infierno (Radio from Hell) composed in 2010.