Urbanique is a musical story in 5 chapters. It is based on a day in the life of a big city. On 24 hour circle of a metropolitan city.
The way it functions, the impression it gives and the sound that it produces.
It is a composition of 70 minutes for 8 musicians and 2 scenery-builders.
The scenery plays an important role. All material and objects are chosen for their sound-quality and functionality.
They will also be used as instruments, on top of having visual effects. The scenery and the scenery-builders play an equally important role in the total of the composition.
The composition is devided in 5 chapters:
1- Stad Ontwaakt (City wakes up)
2- Stad Beweegt (City moves)
3- Eet, Werk & Praat (Eat, Work and talk)
4- Stad Bouwt (City builds)
5- Stad Vermaakt Zich (City amuses itself)