Tomáš Reindl: PERINATAL
Perinatal is meditative sound composition based on an ongoing composer's project called Ingrediente, drawing inspiration from ancient traditions of european spiritual music (chant and early medieval polyphony). Those sources are „uploaded“ here to hearing experiences of 21st century, cross-genre improvisation and new possibilities of sound processing.
The material of the composition comes from improvisations on three traditional Christmass chants which are complemented by composed polyphonic structures, additional studio work and sensitive sound-processing creating smooth ambient structures.
Central theme of the composition is phenomenon of the birth of a man within the both of secular and spiritual meaning of the word.
In the beginning we can hear environment of shopping centre with czech christmass songs which are often „dowgraded“ just as support and stimulation of christmass shopping.
Jiří Hodina – vocals, violin
Jan Jirucha – trombone,
Tomáš Reindl – medieval dulcimer, clarinet, tabla, voice, didjeridu, processing,
Markéta Schley Reindlová – organ
Matyáš Reindl (little son of author) – voice, dulcimer.
Labia mea aperies et os meum adnuntiabit laudem tuam.
Christus natus est nobis, venite adoremus.
Venite exultemus Domino, Jubilemus Deo salutari nostro,
praeocupemus faciem ejus, in confesione, et in psalmis jubilemus ei.