Composing with the Hypercello

Italian cellist Nicola Baroni has been using the Orient Motion Capture system, developed by the Centre for Speckled Computing, in an innovative approach to composition.

Resistenza Illuminata, Bologna, 26th November 2015

Kobane, Nicola Baroni

Roberto Fabbriciani, Augmented bass flute and interactive system


Soundscape festival Maccagno , 14th July 2015

The Trees, from Four Kafka_messages for Hypercello, Nicola Baroni
Performed by Nicola Baroni, Hypercello

Studio recording at Modulab, Bologna, 8th July 2015
Awakening, Nicola Baroni 
Interactive harp quartet
Adria Harp Quartet: Angelica Ferrari, Nicola Vendramin, Cristina Centa, Cristiana Passerini

Studio recording, 30th June 2015
The Trees, from Four Kafka_messages for Hypercello, Nicola Baroni
Performed by Nicola Baroni, Hypercello
Sound engineer, Stefano Albarello

Bologna Cello Project at Forfest Kromeriz, Czech Republic, 20th June 2015

Les Demoiselles D'Avignon, Nicola Baroni
Performed by Akiko Nakada, Elena Zivas, Antonello Manzo, Antonio Mostacci
Interactive string quartet

A.H. Fantasy for 3 cellos and interactive conductor (2015), Massimiliano Messieri
Performed by Akiko Nakada, Elena Zivas, Antonello Manzo, Antonio Mostacci
Interactive design by Nicola Baroni

Festival Inaudita, Cagliari, 28th April 2015


Sobre Sombras y Reflehos (2015), Marcela Pavia, for Hyper-cello and 4 hands Piano.
Nicola Baroni and PianoX2, Nicola Baroni interactive design.


Augmented Instruments meet Chamber Music Edinburgh, 1st February 2015
Les Demoiselles D'Avignon, Nicola Baroni
Performed by
Dimitri Papageorgiou, Emma Lloyd VIOLINS, Clea Friend CELLO, Pete Furniss CLARINET
Interactive string quartet


Maskfest-San Giacomo Festival, Bologna, 5th December 2014
Awakening, Nicola Baroni 
Interactive harp quartet
Adria Harp Quartet: Angelica Ferrari, Nicola Vendramin, Cristina Centa, Cristiana Passerini

Teatro Comunale, Bologna, Italy, 22nd March 2013 http://www.centocage.it/calendario/cage-on-the-water/
1'18" for a String Player (1953/2013), Nicola Baroni, hypercello elaboration from John Cage
Orients motion tracking and IRCAM Vocoder.
0'00" (1962), John Cage 
Performed by Nicola Baroni and Marinella Manicardi.
Orients motion tracking and IRCAM Vocoder.
 

IV MASKFEST, Sal Silentium, Bologna, Italy, 13th May 2013  http://maskfest.wordpress.com/iv-maskfest/
The Land And (2013), collaborative composition by Massimiliano Messieri and Nicola Baroni
Performed by Nicola Baroni and Michele Selva.
Spatialization with the Orients motion tracking. Il domestico di Edgar (1996), Roberto Doati
Michele Selva on saxophone; orients (live electronics) Nicola Baroni.

A guided improvisation for saxophone player, tape and live electronics.

Workshop at the Academy of Music and Drama, Gothenburg, Sweden, 15th May 2013 


 Innspace, Edinburgh, 20th June 2013
Connection from Stockhausen’s Aus den Sieben Tagen (1968/2013)
Nicola Baroni on hypercello.
Orients motion tracking, 8 speakers, Ambisonics system.