Rie Watanabe plays Juan Jose Eslava
This it is the video of japanese percussionist Rie Watanabe, when premiered the piece Skin's Traces of Juan Jose Eslava composer, at Festival SINKRO of contemporary music. It was on 22th February 2007, in Jesus Guridi Conservatory of Music of Vitoria-Gasteiz.
The instrumental gesture usually has been considered like an act that executes musical elements constituted by discreet parameters (height, duration, dynamics). Focusing the work of composition on the internal energy of the instrumental gesture poses new questions on its relation with the musical annotation and writing: How to write down the gestures integrating its transitory particularitities and their irregularities, temporary?