Abbau-Trace (Torre, Salvador)

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Performers Texcoco Chamber Orchestra. Mexico City 05/26/2010
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Performers CEPROMUSIC Ensemble. Mexico City 04/25/2015
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General Information

Work Title Abbau-Déconstruction
Alternative. Title Abbau-Huella
Composer Torre, Salvador
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 2008
First Performance. 2010-05-26
Average DurationAvg. Duration 9 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, piano

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Abbau-trace for 10 instruments. Jacques Derrida discovers, thematized and conceptualized life as fingerprints, as dust, as ghosts. In this sense he thinks the spectral phenomena, the erasing that happens before that happens. The disappearance at the heart of the emergence of phenomena: the ashes as "essence" without essence of matter. This materiality requires then that the concept of reality is thought again, and that history and temporality are preceded by the spectral phenomena. Traces of life as being-in-deconstruction. 

 The disappearance from the nucleus of the appearance of phenomena is what happens in this piece. The degradation of the elements just born, the moment of appearance is the moment of disappearance, erosion. Besides that state of degradation, the glissandos has the function of twisting, stretching, displacing the structure, this eventually degrade the trace of the gesture, the trace of the spectrum ...