C O L L A G E    E N S A M B L E

¨Una Semana de Bondad¨

2018-2019, cdmx

COLLAGE ENSAMBLE is a sort of workshop-composed-improvisation oriented group. Originally the basic idea is based on questions emerged around compositional process, orchestration, multi language environment for a long term evolving group composition process. Questions as ¿How to create a composition based on subconscious process of different individuals that at the end it becomes a coherent language in itself? ¿How can be create and compose a work of art music in a collective way, that does not fail nor fall into the over used context of open-free improvisation? ¿How  I, as a composer, can establish a fertile environment for a large ensemble group to develop a music which is essentially vibrant and alive?

The music at hand to be developed is based on the idea of automat playing and the inspiring and study theme is Max Ernst Une Semaine du Bonté.  Automatic playing- composing is within improvisation a subconscious way of introducing a new methodology for developing new music. The collage technique used by Dada-Surrealist artists brings in a wide open diversity of materials to explore and  confront subjectivity within each others perspectives on music imagination and creativity.

The music sheet for this work is prepared in a mapping of chronometrical multidimensional module staff on which to collide contrasting and diverse, and even opposite composed materials from each musician involved in the ensemble; this opens an interesting compositional problem of interaction, musical thinking, metaphysical and philosophic ground on where to seed new genuine musical mind perspectives. 

The piece is a work in progress process and the goal is to be ready for the end of 2019, with an ensemble of 20-25 instrumentalists.