Simo Lazarov`s cycle „Timbre fantasies“


  • Rossitsa Becheva New Bulgarian University


sound processing, timbre, musical space, spatial music composition, electroacoustic music


The cycle „Timbral Fantasies“ by Simo Lazarov is at the centre of research in the context of musical-spatial composition. An attempt has been made to derive the problems of electronic sound, timbre, musical space as an element of composition, perception, performance, interpretive and analytical approaches to the music, formal-structural and stylistic features.


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How to Cite

Becheva, R. (2022). Simo Lazarov`s cycle „Timbre fantasies“. Young Scientific Music and Dance Forum : Conference With International Participation, (15), 11–25. Retrieved from