Simon Steen-Andersen (1976)

History of My Instrument (2011)

electronic work

  • General information
    • Composition date: 2011
    • Duration: 9 mn
    • Publisher: Edition·S
    • Commission: Sunniva Wettre Rødland avec le soutien du Norwegian Culture Council et de la Norwegian Academy of Music (NMH)
  • Type
    • Solo (excluding voice) [Harp]
Detailed formation
  • harp [préparée]

Premiere information

  • Location:

    Canada, Vancouver, Tom Lee Recital Hall


    Sunniva Rødland Wettre.

Information on the electronics
Electronic device: dispositif multimédia (vidéo, lumière)

Program note

« ... perhaps Carlos Salzedo said it best in this excerpt from an article published in the January, 1952 issue of Etude Magazine: "Music is meant to be heard, but also to be looked at - otherwise radio would have long ago supplanted the concert stage which, fortunately, it has not" ... »

Yolanda Kondonassis: “On Playing the Harp”, p.14.