Simonetta Sargenti

Simonetta Sargenti lives in Milan. She studied at the Conservatorio G. Verdi violin, composition and electroacoustic music and at the Università Statale of Milan Philosophy and Musicolgy. Since 1980 she's performer and composer especially engaged in XX century‚Äôs music and interested at the applications of technology in musical and artistic domain. From 1990 to 1997 she worked in Milan with a composer's team for musical research and production. She realised with them, the sound direction of Stockhausen's works: Mikrophonie I, Solo with different instruments and Mantra.

She is composer for instruments, instruments and live electronics, magnetic tape and recently she realised some audio-visual installations and interactive compositions. Her compositions are performed in Italy and other European countries and often she plays her owns pieces for violin and live electronics. She is active as musicologist too.

She has written articles and essays especially on 20st century music. Her most recent studies are on Nono's last works and Stockhausen's technique of ``formula'': Technology and instrumental writing in Luigi Nono's latest work (Paris 2008, Kaunas, 2010), Application of the ``formula'' in Mantra of Karlheinz Stockhausen. (Rimini 2010, Kuerten 2011, published in 2013 in Journal of Literature and Art Studies), Dramaturgy of sound, mobile sound and digital garden as grounding concepts of multimedia works,(Berlin 2014), Interaction in a performance space: A changing landscape, an experience of audiovisual installation, (Lisbon 2013).

She is professor of Music Analysis and History of Electroacoustic Music in the Conservatorio di Musica ``G. Cantelli'' of Novara, and she worked before in the Accademia Internazionale della Musica of Milan, Istituto Musicale C. Monteverdi of Cremona, Conservatorio di Musica ``S.Giacomantonio'' of Cosenza, Conservatorio ``G. Rossini'', Pesaro.

She is invited annually in the University of Technology of Kaunas (Lithuania) for the Conference Music and technologies and she held Masterclasses on electroacoustic music at the Universidade Catholica Portuguesa of Porto (Portugal), Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania), Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Malaga (Spain). She was invited to the first workshop on Stockhausen's music ``The musical legacy of Karlheinz Stockhausen'' in Kuerten, August 2011 where she presented a project on Mantra.

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