Tongue Drum electric composition wins international prizes

Professor of Electroacoustic Music Composition and Director of the Electroacoustic Music Studios (MANTIS) at The University of Manchester Prof David Berezan has scooped two international industry prizes for a recent composition.

Tongue Drum, an electroacoustic composition that explores the sounds of a steel tongue drum, has won second prize in the 2022 Fundación Destellos Competition for Electroacoustic Music based in Argentina, while the piece has also garnered a second runner-up prize in the Canadian 2021 Musicworks Electronic Music Composition Contest.

Listeners can find some of David’s music via Soundcloud

Image credit: Marta Zigante (Italy), an artistic interpretation of the work.

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