Musical Game Series #5


"Paradox of Losers"


This piece is a tempo-guessing game for 4 players with pitched instruments and one referee.

When one player chooses a tempo and plays it accordingly, the other players guess the tempo and play it accordingly. Four game players must wear their own ear-phones to accomplish the tempo-canon. This piece requires 4 ear-phones, 4 smart-phones, a projector, screen, and slide operator.

•Instrumentation: 4 pitched instruments, Vibraphone (or Piano)


•Requirements: Screen and Projector, Earphone per players, a slide operator 

•Premiered at Het Nuts Huis, Den Haag

•Live recordings 

Daniele Zamboni(Clarinet)                                                      Germaine Sijsterman (Clarinet)
Lee Jeong Guk (Recorder)                                                                   Leo Svirsky (Accordion) 
Ivan Vukosavljevic (E-Guitar)                                                        Ivan Vukosavljevic (E-Guitar)
Celia Swart (Saxophone)                                                                Cody Takács (Double Bass) 
Rubén Castillo del Pozo (Vibraphone)                                                       Il Hoon Son (Piano)

June, 2016, Nutshuis, Den Haag                                October, 2016, Studio Loos, Den Haag