[ISEA95] Artist Statement: Agustin Fernandez — Electroacoustic Music for Charango

Artist Statement


In his electroacoustic work, the composer has explored ways of manipulating technology to extend the sound world of Andean instruments. This program of works for charango and tape includes his own Wounded Angel and two pieces recently composed for him: Lucero by Michael Rosas Cobian (special mention at Ars Electronica ’93) and Erinyes by Andrew Lovett.

  • Agustin Fernandez, UK. Born in Bolivia in 1958, he studied composition in La Paz, Tokyo, Liverpool and London. He has received numerous commissions for opera, chamber, orchestral and electroacoustic works. He served four years as composer-in-residence at Queen’s University, Belfast. He currently lectures at Dartington College of Arts, England.