Video and Music by Stuart Diamond
From a Live Performance at The Firehouse Space April 2014
Five Bagatelles was composed for the Koper Contemporary Music Bienalle 2014. The work was premiered simultaneously in New York at The Firehouse Space and by the students of The Koper Music School in April 2014. The work is for one, two or three instruments with background music tracks. Performers improvise using written motifs as core material. This version was performed with solo piano and electronic wind synthesizer. Other parts can be added ad lib.
Stuart Diamond is a multimedia artist, working with music, video, and language. His career covers a wide range of disciplines - producer, composer, musician, writer, director, videographer, and journalist. His music ensemble, Electric Diamond, is one of the first live electronic music groups. Still performing, it has a history that now spans nearly 40 years.