Stephanie Pan

Tag: improvisation

Improvised works, or works using improvisation elements

Orlacs Hände – Robert Wiene (2016)

Orlacs Hände, silent film by Robert Wiene (1924) Live music and soundscapes by Stephanie Pan (toy instruments, baby synths and objects) and Joris Weimar (prepared piano, clavichord and cello) for the Sounds of Silence Festival (6 February 2016) Reuniting the star and director of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, The Hands of Orlac is a deliciously twisted…

Release: Distrails – Selva de Mar (2013)

Selva de Mar is a Barcelona based duo, consisting of Israeli cellist Sasha Agranov and Argentine hang/percussionist Pablo Wayne. They describe their music as ‘aquatic’: a tapestry of timeless, almost utopian atmospheres that bewitch the imagination, constructed over an acoustic base (cello and hang), superimposed with a variety of different objects and ethereal use of…

Een geval van omgekeerde zwaartekracht – Bente Hamel (2013)

Actress/Singer. Dutch language radioplay by Bente Hamel (Radiomakers Desmet). Music by Ernst Reijseger and Harmen Fraanje. Voice actors: Hendrik Aerts, Erik van Muiswinkel, Stephanie Pan, Bart Slegers, Lucas de Man. Made for NTR De Bedding, Radio 4 Een hoorspel vane Bente Hamel over ruimteschroot, sirenezang en de jacht op het allermooiste. “Sommige mensen hebben de…

Facts to Suit Theories – Stelios Manousakis (2009)

A 30′ minute open work for voice, zither, wine glasses, loopstation and live electronics. Stelios Manousakis: Composition, Programming, Live electronics Stephanie Pan: Voice, Zither, Wineglasses, Loopstation Facts To Suit Theories is a 5-part open composition exploring the continuum between composition and improvisation. The overall structure of the piece and of each part is pre-defined, but its actualization…

Navigation – Computer Aided Breathing (2008)

Navigation is a 40-minute, 6-part open composition for four pipe organs, celesta, harmonium, voice, wine-glass, loopstation and live electronics, written for the Computer Aided Breathing trio. It is a site-specific piece, created in and for the Orgelpark through an exploration of the potential of the space and its instruments during many workshop sessions. The piece…

Release: Fukuoka Method – Computer Aided Breathing (2007)

Debut CD release from experimental improvisation trio Computer Aided Breathing (Stephanie Pan/Kirstin Gramlich/Stelios Manousakis) on SevenInchRecordings [SIRcd002] Kirstin Gramlich: Emu B3 Hammond Stelios Manousakis: Live electronics, Programming, Compilation Stephanie Pan: Voice, Sampler Contact us for ordering a hand-made, limited edition (15eur + shipping).

Computer Aided Breathing

Kirstin Gramlich: pipe organ and keyboards: Stelios Manousakis: programming and live electronics Stephanie Pan: voice, electronics, instruments Computer Aided Breathing is a trio formed in 2006 and devoted to the many different shades of live improvisation, from totally free to compositionally guided. The three members met while studying at the Koninklijk Conservatorium, The Hague, the Netherlands, where…

Two Poems by E. E. Cummings – Stelios Manousakis (2006)

For Voice and Live Electronics (10′) Stephanie Pan: Voice Stelios Manousakis: Live Electronics E. E. Cummings: Texts This piece is a setting of two poems by Edward Estlin Cummings (1894-1962), an American poet, painter, essayist and playwright, best known for his poems and their unconventional use of language and writing. The two poems are characteristic of…

Our Lady of Late – for voice and wineglass (2006)

Our Lady of Late is a study on the use of the voice as a pure and primitive expressive instrument, stripped of the layers and conventions established by culture and society that mask our attempts to communicate. The performance incorporates both improvisations inspired by and excerpts from the 16-movement piece by Meredith Monk of the…