Panayiotis Kokoras

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Kokoras is an internationally award-winning composer and computer music innovator. Since fall 2012 he has been appointed Assistant Professor at the University of North Texas. Born in Greece (1974), he studied classical guitar and composition in Athens, Greece and the University of York in England: he taught for many years at Aristotle University in Thessaloniki (among others). Kokoras's sound compositions use timbre as the main element of form. His concept of "holophony" describes his goal that each independent sound (phonos), contributes equally into the synthesis of the total (holos). In both instrumental and electroacoustic writing, his music calls upon a "virtuosity of sound," emphasizing the precise production of variable sound possibilities and the correct distinction between one timbre and another to convey the musical ideas and structure of the piece. His compositions have received 56 distinctions and prizes in international competitions, and have been selected by juries in more than 130 international calls for scores.
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Soliste (Instrument ou voix) et électronique fixée


Bellow for accordion & electronics (2021)
Stone Age for cello & electronics (2021)
Rhino for baritone saxophone and electronics (2017)
Superstrings for electric guitar and electronics (2014)
West Pole for piano and electronics (2009)
T-totum for snaredrum and electronics (2009)

Ensemble de Chambre (5 - 9 instruments)


Demonic Animal for flute, clarinet Bb, piano, violin, viola, cello (2021)
Asphyxia for Bb Cl, A. Sax, Perc I, Perc II, Vln, Vla (2017)
Crama (2006)

Instrument Solo


Michelangelo's Empire Turbine for ratchet (2020)
Cymatics for cymbal (2018)

Ensemble (Instruments ou voix) et électronique fixée


Viper Snake (2020) for two percussionists and electronics. 8 minutes (2020)
Mosaicing for flute and electronics (2016)

Groupe de Chambre (2 - 4 instruments)


Conscious Sound for Bb clarinet, piano, violin and cello (2014)
Susurrus (2011)
Holophony for string quartet (2003)
Metasound (2002)

Instruments et électronique


Stone Age for cello & electronics (2021)
Bellow for accordion & electronics (2021)
Viper Snake (2020) for two percussionists and electronics. 8 minutes (2020)
Rhino for baritone saxophone and electronics (2017)
Mosaicing for flute and electronics (2016)
Mutation for Bb clarinet and electronics (2014)
Superstrings for electric guitar and electronics (2014)
West Pole for piano and electronics (2009)
T-totum for snaredrum and electronics (2009)
Morphallaxis (2008)
Sonic Vertigo (2003)

Ensemble (Instruments ou voix) et électronique en temps réel


Morphallaxis (2008)

Quatuor à Cordes


Holophony for string quartet (2003)

Orchestre Symphonique


Feedback (2001)
Asphyxia for Bb Cl, A. Sax, Perc I, Perc II, Vln, Vla (2017)
Bellow for accordion & electronics (2021)
Conscious Sound for Bb clarinet, piano, violin and cello (2014)
Crama (2006)
Cymatics for cymbal (2018)
Demonic Animal for flute, clarinet Bb, piano, violin, viola, cello (2021)
Feedback (2001)
Holophony for string quartet (2003)
Metasound (2002)
Michelangelo's Empire Turbine for ratchet (2020)
Morphallaxis (2008)
Mosaicing for flute and electronics (2016)
Mutation for Bb clarinet and electronics (2014)
Rhino for baritone saxophone and electronics (2017)
Sonic Vertigo (2003)
Stone Age for cello & electronics (2021)
Superstrings for electric guitar and electronics (2014)
Susurrus (2011)
T-totum for snaredrum and electronics (2009)
Viper Snake (2020) for two percussionists and electronics. 8 minutes (2020)
West Pole for piano and electronics (2009)