In Malin Bång’s music, multifaceted urban atmospheres penetrate through compositional structures in a seamless synergy of traditional instruments and everyday found objects, her works revealing themselves as aural field studies of urban modernity.

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Malin Bång is the founding member of Curious Chamber Players and Faint Noise, active both as composer and performer of acoustic objects.

 

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“I am striving for a balance between the idea of the intimate and fragile and the rough and expressive, in musical actions that often have a strong human, physical connection.“

 

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Her curiosity provides fuel for the most vital element of her music, the generation and sustaining of energy, often through movement and intensified friction.

 

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News

Three of Malin Bång’s works are featured at the upcoming festival in Stockholm – Svensk Musikvår. Karin Hellqvist performs …när korpen vitnar for solo violin and Anna Petrini Split Rudder for Paetzold contrabass recorder and tape during the Faint Noise concert on March 19th. Curious Chamber Players premieres Jasmonate for ensemble, typewriter, writing pad and hour glasses on March 21st. Both concerts are in Grünewaldsalen at Konserthuset.

At this very moment the last details of the mixing of Malin Bång’s portrait CD are being edited. “Structures of Light and Spruce” will be released by NEOS in the early 2018 with stunning performances by Curious Chamber Players, Umeduo and Karin Hellqvist, masterly recorded and mixed by Linus Andersson and Tomas Hulenvik at Element Studios.

 

Ongoing works

The relation between the individual and the ongoing political development is explored in a large orchestral work commissioned by the Donaueschinger Musiktage 2018.

Three tunnels in Norway, chosen by the percussionists in Pinquins, will generate the sound world and the performance tools for a new percussion trio with premiere during 2018.

A sewing factory outside Huddersfield is the starting point for a new work in collaboration with animation artist Samantha Moore and Klangforum Wien. World premiere at Eclat in February 2019.

Audio / Video

Jasmonate – video from the world premiere at Konserthuset, Stockholm, by Curious Chamber Players.