For 5 instrumental performers, various instruments, objects, and video
Commissioned by asamisimasa and nymusikk.
Photos from live performance by asamisimasa:
Video of live performance by asamisimasa in 2017:
“Pressure” was commissioned by the Norwegian ensemble asamisimasa for a national nyMusikk tour celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the Norwegian Society of Composers. The video material was filmed in Henningsvær together with the Norwegian dancer and choreographer Thomas of Norway, with the help of body paint artist Vilija Vitkuté.
An instrumental, sonic, visual, and social exploration of “pressure”.
Instrumentation: 1x grand piano, 1x clarinet, 1x cello, 1x guitar, 2x timpani with natural skin, 2x crash cymbals, 5x good and silent silicon g-spot vibrators, several rolls of aluminium and plastic foil, and video.
Concept, video, and composition: Tine Surel Lange
Commissioned by: asamisimasa and nyMusikk
Funded by: Arts Council Norway
Performed by: asamisimasa
Clarinet: Kristine Tjøgersen
Cello: Tanja Orning
Piano: Ellen Ugelvik
Percussion: Jennifer Torrence / Tine Surel LAnge
Dancer in video: Thomas of Norway
Body painter: Vilija Vitkuté
Premiere Autumn 2017 at a national nyMusikk tour celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the Norwegian Society of Composers
Photo: Thor Egil Leirtro
© 2022 Tine Surel Lange