Between 30 May and 3 June the POW Ensemble has been working with three composers on new pieces for the project “Strange Attractors”. We gathered with Alwynne Pritchard, Gabriël Prokofiev and David Fenech at STEIM, Amsterdam for a working project with my ensemble.
The working method was quite challenging. We wanted the composers to compose their pieces in collaboration with us, which is really the only way to write for the combination of electric guitar and 2 computers. So the composers were working on the guitar parts with Wiek Hijmans, while at the same time Guy Harries and me (Luc Houtkamp) were writing software based on their plans.