The “Evolution Sonata” is online

As commissioned in late summer 2009 by dialog gentechnik, Sascha Selke has finished his “Evolution Sonata” for string quartet and piano, which transfers genetic information into musical information.

A short (more in-detail) explanation of how this works can be found here.

A rough mockup of the music can listended to here.

The first performance of the sonata is scheduled for spring 2010 in Vienna. We'll keep you updated on date and venue!