Instant Composers Pool Orchestra

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Artistic proposalby

Susanna von Canon

Instant Composers Pool Orchestra

Period: 
From 12 December 2017 to 12 December 2017
Musicians: 
Moore Michael
Baars Ab
Wierbos Wolter
Heberer Thomas
Oliver Mary
Honsinger Tristan
Glerum Ernst
Bennink Hendricus Johannes (Han)
Mengelberg Misha
Description: 
In 1958, guitarist Jim Hall, in liner notes to a Jimmy Giuffre album, used the term “instant composition” to describe improvising. A few years later, Misha Mengelberg, knowing nothing of this, re-coined the term, and it stuck. A quiet manifesto, those two English words countered notions that improvising was either a lesser order of music-making than composing, or an art without a memory, existing only in the moment, unmindful of form. Misha's formulation posited improvisation as formal composition's equal (if not its superior, being faster).
 
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