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Composed by
Carlos Lopes
Instrument(s)
full orchestra
With electronics
no
Work premiered
March 2019
Venue of the premiere
Teatro Helena Sá E Costa, Porto (Portugal)
Duration
9 minutes

AMOK was written to be played by the college's orchestra - Orquestra Sinfónica ESMAE. I tried to reconcile my pursuit of new instrumental possibilities with a simpler musical language. Most of its sonic material comes from spectral experimentation and the distortion of devised harmonic series.

This work's structure is directly inspired by Stefan Zweig's novelette "AMOK" which I consider a brilliant tale of love, obsession and death.

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