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Wei Yang’s ní nán included in SiMN 2023’s Sonic Alchemy

Submitted by Ewa Trebacz on October 31, 2023 - 4:28pm
SiMN 2023’s Sonic Alchemy - CD release, Artwork: "WOW" (2008) by Emerson Persona
SiMN 2023’s Sonic Alchemy - CD release | Artwork: "WOW" (2008) by Emerson Persona

Wei Yang’s composition ní nán is included in SiMN 2023’s album Sonic Alchemy

ní nán
 was dedicated to Melia Watras, who generously provided the source material for the piece. It was premiered in Watras’ concert 
NewDub in Seattle in May 2023, and has subsequently been performed at ISAC Sonosfera 2023 in Pesaro Italy, Espacios Sonores 2023 in Salta Argentina, Atemporánea Festival in Buenos Aries Argentina, ORF (Austrian Radio Broadcasting) Musikprotokoll. As part of the CD release, ní nán will be performed during SiMN 2023 in Curitiba, Brazil. 

SiMN 2023 - the 6th edition of the International Symposium of New Music – is organized by the research group Núcleo Música Nova of the State University of Paraná (Brazil). For this year's edition, SiMN will happen in two sessions: an online session from October 30 to November 01 (oral communications and roundtables) and an in-person session (concerts and workshops) from November 07 to November 10, in the city of Curitiba, Paraná. The SiMN is a biennial event held at Curitiba, Brazil, which aims to spread and to reflect about contemporary music and sound art practices. 

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