Princess Bat With the Underground Stars

Kim Hedås

Princess Bat With the Underground Stars has been performed in Montréal…

Why these three sounds, why three minutes, why one part of 15 seconds and one of 2 minutes 45? For me, these rules didn’t make any sense. I began to invent my own explanations, trying different techniques to connect material and form in order to give them musical significance. The sound material I added was, together with the three given sounds, divided into six classes and in the piece used as parts of the polyphonic structure. The form can be described as a slowly changing wave or, as the title implies, as a flying bat with the stars beneath. It was produced in the electroacoustic studio at the Royal University College of Music in Stockholm.

Details

stereo fixed medium

Calendar

Broadcasts

Date Work Program
June 1, 1999 Kim Hedås, Princess Bat With the Underground Stars (1996) The Audible Woman / CIUT 89.5 FM (Canada)
June 1, 1999 Kim Hedås, Princess Bat With the Underground Stars (1996) The Audible Woman / CIUT 89.5 FM (Canada)
April 22, 2018 Kim Hedås, Princess Bat With the Underground Stars (1996) Capsule acousmatique no 27 / Radio Douves (France)

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