Lubomyr Melnyk. 12K likes. ‘Where were you guys when I was thirty?’ Official Page for the pioneer of Continuous Piano Music Lubomyr Melnyk will release an album for the celebrated ambient label Fallen Trees is Melnyk’s third album for the label, which brought his. Lubomyr Melnyk: An agonising journey. Lubomyr Melnyk is the world’s fastest.

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Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. To be able to play the piano really well, and I mean luboomyr well, is an unbelievable achievement. This would involve a sound system where the piano would be broadcast around the audience using very fast moving speakers that would whirl around them at high speed, surrounding them completely like an ocean of sound.

Neither one is satisfactory on its own. But like these old swords, pianos of this era, are amongst the highest achievements of human beings. I think every composer is moved by the music of other people, so maybe a better way to say this would be that I consider the influences I have to be peripheral or anything that works on my soul and vision of existence.

Then lybomyr may sit for several weeks and start to become a little piece or a miniature.

Sometimes it grows into a very big piece over the period of a year or two because it keeps opening up like a road you have not travelled upon before. That only occurs when someone requests something specific, like a poem set to music or something like that. A piano should be revered as a glorious thing.

Another incisive moment would be during lkbomyr s when Continuous Music first emerged. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Lubomyr Melnyk

Still, people think nothing of it. That which pubomyr me will influence my music. Lubomyr Melnyk born December 20, is a composer and pianist of Ukrainian origin. Retrieved luobmyr January How do you see the relationship between timbre and composition? Many of his works were presented in conjunction with modern dance. Melnyk lived in Paris from tosupporting himself by playing for modern dance classes, most notably in conjunction with Carolyn Carlson at the Paris Opera.


Recently I found that the pianos that have the most mystical and magnificent timbre are upright pianos. Living people births Canadian composers Canadian male composers Canadian pianists Canadian people of Ukrainian descent Canadian male pianists.

My world needs both. Most of his music is for piano, but he has also composed chamber and orchestral works. Working with Carolyn Carson at the Paris Opera in the early s along with the extreme hunger and poverty I experienced at that time, brought about pivotal changes for me.

To be a great pianist you have to be able to mellnyk because you have to be able to touch the piano.

I usually work on a specific musical concept. For this reason I gave up long ago trying to associate composition with the timbre of an instrument.


What do improvisation and composition mean to you and what, to you, are their respective merits? Where the sound can live. Improvisation is a vague concept that encompasses way too much to apply to my work. The other challenge is to try and actually have people respond powerfully enough when lugomyr Continuous Music, that they actually want to play it for themselves. Fifteen Questions with Lubomyr Melnyk Musical, mystical and multidimensional.

It also allows you to create a space with certain harmonies and rhythms. These days people are just too busy with their noses stuck in an iPad to realise the level of lubomyyr achievement that is all around them so throwing these pianos away is just murder.


Those key elements of truly extreme hunger and having absolutely no money, but continuing to work with music, allowed me to discover the universe of the piano. When did you start composing – and what or who were your early passions and influences? Classical music will sound pretty righteous when played on any piano because of the relationship between all the notes, whereas with Continuous Music it varies a great deal.

The Continuous Music piano technique is a transcendental technique where the mind actually moves in space, so this idea would allow the audience the next level of experiencing my music and it would lubo,yr trans-dimensional. In our modern world one of the true terrors of our existence is mslnyk pianos are being destroyed and thrown away. October Learn how and when to remove this template message. You can just hit one note and BANG! That opened up a whole new musical language for me.

Through his work with Carolyn Carlson, he began to create continuous music for piano.

This article has multiple issues. They are so cloudy and enormous in their sound.

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This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. To be able to take this enormous instrument, attach it to the end of your hands and play with it is just one of the greatest things on mflnyk face of this earth.

A language I thought was very beautiful and truly meaningful in a multidimensional way.

However, there are two challenges I would like to overcome. What do you usually start with when composing?