Presentation on theme: "Fundamentals of anthropomotorics and stage presence techniques in percussion performance Akademia Muzyczna w Krakowie 15 – 28 July 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Fundamentals of anthropomotorics and stage presence techniques in percussion performance Akademia Muzyczna w Krakowie 15 – 28 July 2012
The Erasmus Intensive Course Fundamentals of anthropomotorics and stage presence techniques in percussion performance involved teachers and students of four different countries.... Prof. Jan Pilch with Amadrums percussion group from Akademia Muzyczna w Krakowie Prof. Massimo Pastore with percussion group from Conservatorio Statale di MusicaCesare Pollini Padova
Prof. Manel Ramada with percussion group from Conservatorio Superior de MusicaJoaquin Rodrigo de Valencia Prof. Bernhard Wulff with percussion group from Hochschule für Musik Freiburg
… and specialists from different fields and areas Prof. Jan Peszek from Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Teatralna im. Ludwika Solskiego State Drama School in Krakow Dr Wanda Forczek from Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego im. Bronisława Czecha University School of Physical Education in Krakow Dr Andrzej Biegun from Akademia Muzyczna w Krakowie Academy of Music in Krakow Mgr Szczepan Wiecha from Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego im.Bronisława Czecha University School of Physical Education in Krakow Mgr Iwona Olszowska from Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Teatralna im. Ludwika Solskiego State Drama School in Krakow
In 2 full immersion weeks different kinds of activities took place... lectures and seminars workshops one-to-one classes and self-study followed by consultations with teachers and experts
The students attended some theoretical classes: Physiological aspects of playing the drum instruments Anthropomotorics problems in percussion performance Biomechanics Percussion repertoire analyzing: challenges of interpretation Movement vs sound My vision of percussion ensemble - repertoire - musicians predispositions
And practical ones… Stage movement Instrumental theatre Acting workshop Voice impostation Chamber percussion ensembles working with conductor, interpretation, i mprovement of articulation and dynamics aspects Acting workshop Percussion ensemble improvisation - use of movement, voice, body, instruments Expression on percussion
Many activities have been focused on body Which parts of muscular system and skeleton are involved in playing? How the brain is connected with the muscle structure while performing?
Which is the correct drumming posture? How to develop muscle memory? How to use body in a consciuous and expressive way while performing?
The analysed repertoire focused on masterpieces of the XX cent. One of these was Varese Ionization Ionisation changed the handling of percussion instruments and without this visionary impulse later compositions such as by Cage, Stockausen, Boulez, Nono, Xenakis are not possible (prof. Wulf lecture, 24/07)
Also percussion tradition from outside Europe was considered.. Indonesian Kecak from Bali island Rhythmical Indian Cycles The family of percussion instruments is a worldwide network and it is easy for percussionist to communicate (prof. Wulf lecture, 24/07)
Teachers and students was involved in evaluation concerts Opening concert J. Stasak, 6 eleciac dances J. Torres, Proteus G. Apergis, Le corps a corps D. Lang, The so called laws of the nature P. Lansky, Threads T. De May, Table Music
Guests concert G. Bonato, Rota S. Bellon, Floating rocks E. Gioachin, Metal-mente Mayumana, Music for table I.Lesnick, Chamade Suite C. Deane, Vespertine formations T. Arboledas, El Amante S. Reich, Drumming, part 1 J. Tenney, Crystal canon for Edgar Varese D.Y. Yanovski, Memorial B. Wulff, Lerche
Final concert N.A. Huber, Clash music G. Wenjing, Drama E. Varese, Ionisation M. Kagel, Pas de Cinque A.Nishimura, Ketiak B.L. Andriessen Workers Union