Alexander Skryabin died in 1915 when his music was on the point of abandoning tonality. He was planning a grand performance, music/scent/dance/light that would take place in the
His composition Poem of Fire (1910) includes a “clavier à lumières” – an implement that played like a piano but which flooded the concert hall with colored light rather than sound.
This experimental studio reactivates research in form, structure and material begun in 1982 at
The site in
Bartók composed movements of 89 bars according to the Fibonacci sequence “a layering of mismatches”.
Steven Holl with Christian Wassmann