Project Description

Media for Music Choreography

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Created by Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano in May 2013 for John Ollom’s choreography “Prisoner of My Own Projections”
Performance Location: Goddard University, Vermont, USA
Performance Date: August 2013

“[The] sound created a space that really felt like the inner life of consciousness.“ 
By Lynne Constantine, George Mason University, August 28th, 2013, USA

BELLS- Electro-Acoustic Noise Art

Date Creation: 2003

Performance Location:
Dansescenen (The Dance Stage)

Performance Dates:
27/2/2003- 8/3/2003
BELLS the audio piece was also used in a solo dance by Japanese Butoh dancer and choreographer, Kim Itoh, in Tokyo, Japan in 2005.

“Poetic Women JourneyFrom spirit to body, accompanied by electronic noise and mostly Yael Acher played the flute and with a recorded electronic art-noise.
It created an audio spaciousness and let us dream together with the dancers.” By Erik Aschengreen, Berlinske Tidende, March 1st, 2003, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Tim Rushton: Choreography of all production “4”
Yael Acher: Flute and Electronic track composition, and flute interpretations of pieces by Johan Sebastian Bach, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach and Albert Doppler.
Costume: Charlotte Østergaard
Video design: Mikael Sylvest

Album title: “MODIANO” 
Genre: Electro-acoustic Jazz.
All music by Yael Acher “KAT” modiano

Artists: “KaT”-inDustrial:

Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano: composition, scores, flute and electronic tracks, leading, 
Peter Dahlgren– trombone
Peter Dahlgren | Discography | Discogs
Nils Davidsen- Double Bass, 
Nils Davidsen – ILK Music
Kresten Osgood: Drums and Rap. 
Kresten Osgood

Total Time: 44:42 min
Record label: MODIANO 0203
Release on April 2003 in Denmark and globally (CDs and online platforms)
Recorded at Sonic Sound, Copenhagen, Denmark on February 10th and 11th, 2003.
Sound engineering: Morten Søfting. Mixing and mastering by S.O.L. and Yael Acher.

Production: Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano.

Dream Noise

Date Creation: February 2007

Performance Locations and dates:
Premiered at Dance New Amsterdam, New York City, NY, USA, April 2007
Also performed at Dancers Responding to Aids, Fire Island, NY, USA, August 2008
And at Tich Center for the Arts, New York University, New York City, NY, USA, May 2010

Music by Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano.
Collaboration with dancer and choreographer Ellis Wood, and Ellis Wood Dance company for production: “Flat Effect”. 

“Added percussion, electronic manipulation, and sound effects too abstract to describe contribute to the music.”
By Gorman, CD Review- Guide to Records, American Record Guide. May/June issue, 2021, USA.

Prelude and Syrinx at Copenhagen Summer Dance Festival

Music performed by Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano’s:
Johanne Sebastian Bach’s “Prelude,” from the Cello suite nr 1 in G major, BWV 1007, and Claude Debussy’s solo flute pieces “Syrinx.

Date of (video) creation:  August 6 and 7, 2013
Performance Location: Police Headquarters’ Yard, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Performance Dates: August 6 and 7, 2013

At Copenhagen Summer Dance
Dancers from Danish Dance Theatre, 
Choreography by Tim Rushton.  
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Danish Dance Theatre (danskdanseteater.dk)

Earlier collaboration with the choreographer Tim Rushton and Danish Dance Theatre in 2003, on music for dance performance “[4]”

Powerful pulse in the Police Headquarters’ Yard
Danish Dance Theater dancers had never flew threw the air as effortlessly as in this year’s Copenhagen summer Dance between the Pillars.
Copenhagen Summer Dance 2013 offers eight short pieces of choreography and a bold, daring Bach –solo by the flutist Yael Acher, which initiates the spatial body energy in the beautiful pillar-yard, with her crispy tones and her androgynous jacket suit movements…”

Newspaper publication: 
INFORMATION, August 8h, 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark
By Anne Middelboe Christensen
Dagens Avis 15. januar 2022 | Information

Album title: “Humanity is like an ocean”- Flute Soundscapes 
Genre: Classical and Contemporary Electro-acoustic
Artist: Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano: composition, flute and electronic tracks. 
Production: Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano.
Record label: CENTAUR RECORDS Inc. CRC 3830
Release on: October 2nd, 2020 
Album program: J.S. Bach’s Cello Suite no. 1 in G major (tracks # 1-6)
Debussy’s Syrinx for flute (track #10).

Acher-Modiano’s electro-acoustic and acoustic contemporary pieces (tracks # 7-9, 11, 12-18, and #19)

Total Time: 65:56 min 

Recorded at: Engholm Church, Allerød, Denmark, September 5th, 2019 -February 5th, 2020.

Sound engineers: mixed and mastered by Michael Norman. 

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Mastering and artistic directions for J.S.Bach by Viggo Mangor.

Viggo Mangor Discography at CD Universe