About this work:
Istanbul is a colorful blend of exuberant ostinatos combined with a playful synthesizer voice.
- Michael Robinson, December 1999, Lahaina
© 1999 Michael Robinson All rights reserved
Year composed: 1991
Ensemble type: Electronic Instruments and Sound Sources:Live Electronic Sound Sources
Instrumentation: ,1 Computer/Laptop soloist(s), ,1 Sampler (Keyboard/Other) soloist(s)
A computer and sound module are programmed to perform the fully notated composition in real time. Istanbul is voiced with samples of the following acoustical timbres using equal temperment tuning: violin and clarinet. Synthesizer timbres are also used.