- 1st solo album by Haligonian composer Steven Naylor.
- 6 acousmatic works from 2000 to ’06 fully mastered in 2011.
- This album comes out on the label empreintes DIGITALes based in Montréal. Established 1990, this label is widely considered as the world leader in electroacoustics / acousmatics.
- DVD-Audio — Advanced Resolution: Surround 5.1 (MLP 4824) + Stereo (MLP 4424) •• DVD-Video [NTSC, multi-region]: Surround 5.1 (DTS, Dolby Digital) + Stereo (4824) •• DVD-ROM: MP3 (320 kbps) files
empreintes DIGITALes is proud to present this first acousmatic release by composer Steven Naylor. A quick glance at the artist’s biography reveals the broad reach of his work, ranging from electroacoustic composition to instrumental music, improvisation, sound environment composition, music for theatre, and festival organisation. In short, Naylor’s artistic path is remarkable.
Drawing on his versatile experiences, the artist’s compositional intentions are of startling clarity, investigating a specific creative process for every piece. From soundscapes, to radiophonic narrative, to abstract textures, the six pieces of this disc reveal unique places, oscillating between the real and the imaginary.