Atman

Program Notes
Atman [ 6’45”] 2017
The action of forces of tension and applying the principle of symmetry are the basis of compositional criteria adopted in the piece. Represent the two souls of the bourgeois man: the inclination to adventure and passion for the regularity or work ethic.


Biographical Sketch
www.acusma.it
Leo Cicala acousmatic composer, performer, live performer, teacher. Graduated in Electronic Music “ cum laude” and instrumentation for band at the Conservatory "T.Schipa" of Lecce, Italy, holds a Bachelor's degree in biology and in nursing and studied Drums and Jazz music.
He studied sound projection to the acousmonium with Jonathan Prager and interpreted the acousmonium more than 100 works in Italy and abroad. In 2015 published "Manuale di Interpretazione Acusmatica" for Salatino Edizioni Musicali. In 2014 has released the cd "Rust" for the label "Art & classic", in 2016 has released the cd “Punto di Accunulazione” for the label “ Creative Sources Recordings”. He composed the soundtrack for the short film "Io sono qui" directed by Pierluigi Ferrandini and “ Storia di Valentina” directed by Antonio Palumbo. His compositions have been performed at important events in Italy, UK ,Germany, Belgium, France, Japan, United States.
Grand Prize winner "Bangor Dylan Thomas Prize" in the UK in 2014.


Performer Biographical Sketch
www.acusma.it
Leo Cicala acousmatic composer, performer, live performer, teacher. Graduated in Electronic Music “ cum laude” and instrumentation for band at the Conservatory "T.Schipa" of Lecce, Italy, holds a Bachelor's degree in biology and in nursing and studied Drums and Jazz music.
He studied sound projection to the acousmonium with Jonathan Prager and interpreted the acousmonium more than 100 works in Italy and abroad. In 2015 published "Manuale di Interpretazione Acusmatica" for Salatino Edizioni Musicali. In 2014 has released the cd "Rust" for the label "Art & classic", in 2016 has released the cd “Punto di Accunulazione” for the label “ Creative Sources Recordings”. He composed the soundtrack for the short film "Io sono qui" directed by Pierluigi Ferrandini and “ Storia di Valentina” directed by Antonio Palumbo. His compositions have been performed at important events in Italy, UK ,Germany, Belgium, France, Japan, United States.
Grand Prize winner "Bangor Dylan Thomas Prize" in the UK in 2014.