Esteemed sonic auteurs Spitfire Audio are holding a competition to score 5 NASA videos using their LABS Choir sampler based on choral composer Eric Whitacre’s choir.
Compositionally, there are 2 major challenges
- The films are only between 30 sec and 1 min long.
- You are only allowed to use 1 single sound for the works.
Now 30 sec is not much time to say what you need to about such a profound subjects as, “The Universe”. And asking a composer from any age let alone today’s explosively diverse sonic landscape, to use only one sound, sounds downright daft, non?
Here is that sound as middle C:
And so, here are my attempts to Sing the Universe.
“The Bubble Nebula”