Riccardo massari

On Wednesday May 13, 2015 at 10:00 h, our professor of acoustics, Ricardo Massari made a Class-Concert in the auditorium of the School of Music Jam Session, drawing on the activity of the Mini-Tour in Barcelona of the Tarkampa group (Antic Teatre – May 12 and XXIII Guitarras – May 13).

In this class we offered a lecture-concert, together with a very avant-garde and innovative concert was taked place with electronic percussion Wavedrum Korg synthesizers together with original programmed with improvised music, combined with voices and unusual techniques as part of our common music .


· Members:
Riccardo Massari (ESM Professor Jam Session): Main Voice – Electronics & Tarcordium.
Francesco Sguazzabia: Korg Wavedrum.
Special_Guest – Guillermo Gonzales: unusual vocal techniques (multiphonics, Mongolian Chant, etc.).



· Riccardo Massari Biography:

Education: Sonología Koninkljik Conservatorium in the Netherlands and in the center, obtained the Diploma Bachelor of Music in Composition and Bachelor Degree in Vocal Composition. Diploma in composition and instrumentation for band.

Experience: His compositions have been performed worldwide by: Marcel Warm, Ric Sims, Cristin Wilbolz, Adriano Ambrosini, Saverio Tasca, Royal Ensemble, Trio Kandinsky, Jean Pierre Dupuy, Fernando Dominguez (Ensemble Three), Sonsoles Alonso and Logos Foundation Automata Orchestra (Gent).

Published compositions:

Berben (Italy)
JDK Creamgarden (Netherlands)
Subliminaltape Club (Netherlands)
Ars Harmonica (Spain)
His work is united and is related to the visual arts, theater and poetry. His career as a composer of contemporary music and live performer falls in the line of Music Art. Use the Piano, electronic and electracústicos instruments and has also created audio and visual facilities.

He is also founder of the Experimental Laboratory called LIVE MUSIC CINEMA. A completely innovative and avant-garde production, which combines experimental live music, visual projections and Autor Cinema.

Under the name of TARKAMPA, Riccardo Massari shows his own project in which musical elements like synthesizers and TACORDIUM (an instrument invented by him) set to independent film, and with the close collaboration of ZERO HOUR FILMS.

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Riccardo Massari & Tarkampa Class-Concert