Unnatural Processes

22 minutes for RHEA: computer-controlled robot piano and human








Unnatural Processes (for computer-controlled piano and human performer)
composed and performed by Jorge Boehringer

A. reflections move in both directions

B. border state's rights

C. the flock momentarily assumes an aspect of the head of
Dmitri Shostakovich before departing into the distance

performed live Sunday 25th October 2015, in Phipps Hall, University of Huddersfield. 

this piece was premiered on a concert of new works which included pieces by Alex Grimes, David Pocknee, Peter Ablinger, Daniel Portelli, Alexander F Muller, Lawrence Dunn, and Pablo Vergara. the concert marked the end of a week long workshop with special guest Winfried Ritsch, the inventor of the robot piano system.

film by Angela Guyton






















Download the score here. 


performance patches on Github

You can also contact me should you wish to perform the piece.




You can also download a more detailed commentary here.




See also:

Unnatural Habitats

Helical Pastimes

In Warmer Seasons


Son of Waterbull

Two Bowls (Prime Unity)

Incidents of an Uncertain Passage to a Defined Address