For your Grammy consideration! Tessellatum is an album and a film, with music composed by Donnacha Dennehy and animation by Steven Mertens, performed by violist Nadia Sirota and viola da gamba player Liam Byrne.
The film and the music both work with the idea of man vs. nature. Steven Mertens’ electric animation toggles back and forth between man-made geometric perfection and the natural oddness of the deep ocean. Donnacha Dennehy’s addictive timbres move between tuning systems created by humans and the ones found in natural resonance. As a result, the two works of art support and enhance each other, using the same form and structure to create an incredibly moving work of art.
@nadiasirota | @donnachadennehy | @liam.byrne | @stevenstmertens | @mustaaluntaa are on the ballot in the following categories:
Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance
Contemporary Classical Composition
Producer Of The Year, Classical
Engineered Album, Classical
Recording Package (Vinyl)
More Info at tessellatum.com
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