Gustavo Chab

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Gustavo Chab Argentina-Spain (b. Buenos Aires, 1964)
Composer of mostly electroacoustic works that have been performed in the Americas and Europe.
He studied harmony, counterpoint and piano with Daniel Montes; composition and musical analysis with Francisco Kröpfl. He composed his first electroacoustic piece in 1993, specializing in composition techniques in electroacoustic.
His compositions, including works for instrumental, electronic music, and performances. Frequently explores the spatialization of sound in composition, mixing fixed media, acousmatic and sound generation in real time.

His works have been performed at numerous festivals and has received-among many awards: Prize Exhibitronic (2018) International Festival of Sound Arts (Strasbourg-France); First Prize of the FNA/Juan Carlos Paz (Buenos Aires, Argentina); a special Mention of the Municipality of Buenos Aires and a honourable Prize-Residence of the International Competition of Electroacoustic Music GMEB (Bourges-France) (1993) /Artist in Residence CCMIX, Center for the Composition of Music Iannis Xenakis (France).
Latest events
Concertzender.nl/electronic_frequencies_(2020), Selected by BabelScores Reading Panel (2020) for be part of the BabelScores Catalogue, ICMC (selection 2020_Rescheduled to 2021), Cooperación Española Cultura/México (evento 2020), Festival Muslab (selection 2020), Festival Futura/Parallel Worlds (2019), The EviMus Festival and the KuBa - Electroacoustic and Visual Music (selection 2019-20), 4ème cérémonie du prix Exhibitronic/Bruxelles (2019), EKN[ø]5 CCK (2019), Festival International Atemporánea (selection 2019-20), ICMC-NYCEMF/International Computer Music Conference and New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (selection 2019), Diffrazioni Firenze Multimedia Festival/Le Murate Progetti (selection 2019), Sound / Image Colloquium-University of Greenwich (selection 2018), The EviMus Festival and the KuBa - Electroacoustic and Visual Music (selection 2018), Exhibitronic 2018/The International Festival of Sound Arts (winner of the open call: Immersion-Strasbourg, France), Artist in Residence at EMS Elektronmusikstudion (2018), Human kind project (selection 2018), NYCEMF New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (selection 2018), SADAIC Concert in Buenos Aires (2018), EKN[ø]5 Electroacoustic Group of Buenos Aires (2018-19), Electroacoustic Music Exhibition-Eléctroacustica del mundo: Argentina UNAM-Mexico (2018), International Festival of sound Arts Exhibitronic (2017), NYCEMF New york City Electroacoustic Music Festival (selection 2017), Festival Sonoridades Alternativas and Conjunto Vacío of Buenos Aires (2014-2017), Electronic Frequencies/Concertzender.nl (2016), GlassWorlds/GlassHomages (2014)NYCEMF New york City Electroacoustic Music Festival (selection 2016), Buenos Aires-Berlin/Sound Gallery de-Negative Horizont (2004), Gergesehen, Artist in Residence CCMIX-Les Ateliers Upic-CEMAMu-Center for Composition of Music Iannis Xenakis (France) (1993).
Attended avant-garde seminars like 
Stockhausen courses kürten (workshop and lectures) (2011/13); The International Music Institute Darmstadt (IMD), Summer courses (Workshop and lectures) Open Space (2012).

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Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Soloist (Instrument or Voice) and Fixed Electronic Media


Flutervoice II for flute and fixed media (2021)
Sapphires for fixed media or version for female voice performer, fixed media and sound projectionist (2020)
A awake for clarinet Bb performer + fixed media and live electronics (2019)
Etérea ethereal for violin performer + fixed media and live electronics (2016)

Instruments and Electronics


Flutervoice II for flute and fixed media (2021)
Stellar pulsations for piano and fixed media electronic (2020)
Sapphires for fixed media or version for female voice performer, fixed media and sound projectionist (2020)
A awake for clarinet Bb performer + fixed media and live electronics (2019)
Etérea ethereal for violin performer + fixed media and live electronics (2016)

Acousmatic


Blue luminescence fixed media and sound projectionist (2020)
Spiral Voice for fixed media and sound projectionist (2019)

Instrumental Music


IV for piano performer (1997)
A triste for flute, viola and acoustic guitar (1994)
I for flute (1993)

Solo Instrument


I for flute (1993)
A awake for clarinet Bb performer + fixed media and live electronics (2019)
A triste for flute, viola and acoustic guitar (1994)
Blue luminescence fixed media and sound projectionist (2020)
Etérea ethereal for violin performer + fixed media and live electronics (2016)
Flutervoice II for flute and fixed media (2021)
I for flute (1993)
IV for piano performer (1997)
Sapphires for fixed media or version for female voice performer, fixed media and sound projectionist (2020)
Spiral Voice for fixed media and sound projectionist (2019)
Stellar pulsations for piano and fixed media electronic (2020)