Oscar Edelstein

Oscar Edelstein ( born June 12, 1953) is an Argentine composer and music educator.

Gemstone studied 1970-1986 composition, orchestration, music analysis electroacoustic music and new technologies among musicians like José Maranzano, Mariano Etkin and Francisco Kröpfl. He was between 1974 and 1977 Fellow of the Centro de Investigaciones en Ciencia, material, Arte y Tecnología ( CICMAT ), worked 1985/86 in the Laboratorio de Investigación y Producción Musical ( LIPM ) and operational between 1989 and 1991, financed by the Fundación Antorchas project Estudio y Aplicación de los medios digital en la Composición musical. At the Centro de Investigación Musical Universidad de Buenos Aires, he led pioneering work in the field of computer music and the use of artificial intelligence in the composition.

Since 1995 gem is a professor of composition, orchestration and electronic music at the Universidad Nacional de Quilmes. In 1997 he founded the Ensamble Nacional del Sur ( ENS ), whose performances have been praised by the critics as the most important musical event of the decade and highlight the experimental music production in Argentina. For the ensemble, he composed the sound of Urutau Trilogy (1997), El Hecho (1998) and La Grilla Acústica ( 2002). For the opera El Telescopio 1992 he received an award from the Fundación Antorchas. More music theater works were El Tiempo -La Condena (1999) and Muñecas ciegas ( 2002). In collaboration with Silvia injection created works such as tango Científicos, El otro orden and Temblor de Fe.


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