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A Great Symphony For Torino is a project realised by Associazione Xplosiva with British Council, supported by Città di Torino, during the 17th edition of Club To Club and the 20th edition of Luci d'Artista as part of Contemporary Art Torino with IED.

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Twenty musical compositions give life to an exclusive soundtrack to the the city of Torino, inspired by sounds from the place to which the track is dedicated, and often entwined with the light installations of Luci d'Artista. An interactive map of the city showing all the places hosting the symphony pieces and all the Luci d'Artista, and proposing thematic routes to explore the most interesting historical and suburban spots of Torino while listening to the compositions and looking at the lights.
By scanning the QR Code or visiting the website you will be directed to the nearest symphony track and spot.

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A Great Symphony For Torino is a project realised by Associazione Xplosiva with British Council, supported by Città di Torino, during the 17th edition of Club To Club and the 20th edition of Luci d'Artista as part of Contemporary Art Torino with IED.

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Discover the city

Twenty musical compositions give life to an exclusive soundtrack to the the city of Torino, inspired by sounds from the place to which the track is dedicated, and often entwined with the light installations of Luci d'Artista. An interactive map of the city showing all the places hosting the symphony pieces and all the Luci d'Artista, and proposing thematic routes to explore the most interesting historical and suburban spots of Torino while listening to the compositions and looking at the lights.
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Among the main streets in Turin, Via Carlo Alberto Palazzo Cisterna, built in the early XVII Century, and its Giardino dei Principi, open to the public since 2015 as a space dedicated to contemporary arts.

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Music by Kode9

Kode9 is a producer, a dj, and founder of prestigious label Hyperdub, which after being at the forefront of dubstep is now projected towards new sound trajectories. Jungle, drum & bass, and 2-step garage are essential in his musical background.

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Piazza Carignano is one of the historical places of the city , surrounded by the stately Baroque buildings, including the imposing Palazzo, testimony to the Italian Risorgimento, and the prestigious Teatro in front, both built by the princes of Carignano.

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Music by OOBE

OOBE is Turin-based producer Yari Malaspina. His album ‘SFTCR’ on Opal Tapes was followed by ‘Digitalisea’ on 1080p, and ‘Amarcord’ on Blueberry Records in 2017. With a “blear swing” between ambient and techno, he crafts melancholy echoes on slow rave rhythms drawing beyond the Pillars of Hercules.

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Piazza Palazzo di Città is located in what was the central part of the ancient Roman Town. The monument at the centre of the square dates from 1853 and depicts Amedeo VI of Savoia, said Il Conte Verde.

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Music by 2L8

2L8 is the moniker indicating the new project as a producer for Alexei Versino, who’s already part of the duo Alexxei N Nig with some releases for the prestigious Italian house label Exprezoo Rec.

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Piazza San Carlo is considered ‘Torino’s salon’ 168m long and 76m wide, it’s located inside the streets axis of via Roma, which links it to piazza Castello and piazza Carlo Felice.

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Music by IED Milano

Students of the IED Milan Sound Design course, under the supervision of sound designer and producer Painè Cuadrelli. In their course of studies they deal with sound applied to audiovisual and non-linear systems.

Lit by Nicola de Maria Regno dei fiori: nido cosmico di tutte le anime

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Dedicated to the well known designer and architect Carlo Mollino, the square is located near Piazza Castello, Armeria Reale and Teatro Regio.

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An architectural landmark of the city of Turin, it was initially conceived as a synagogue, before being bought by the Municipality of Turin and made into a monument to national unity. Planned and begun by architect Alessandro Antonelli in 1863, it was only completed in 1889.

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Lit by Mario Merz Il volo dei numeri

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Galleria Umberto I is a historical building hosting many commercial spaces. It once housed the first hospital in Turin, and it used to be the biggest commercial gallery of the city.

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Music by Bienoise

Bienoise is Alberto Ricca. He has been releasing music on Bitcrusher, MagmatiQ and White Forest, and remixed Martyn, MU, and many others. He was the Italian participant to the Red Bull Music Academy in Tokyo, founder of the Floating Forest label, and totally not a dj.

Lit by Marco Gastini L'energia che si unisce si espande nel blu

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Galleria Subalpina connects two of the most important spots in Turin: Piazza Castello and Piazza Carlo Alberto. Inspired by the French commercial gallery, it is considered as a model of refinement all over the world.

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Music by Stenny

Basically rooted in techno, new wave and electronics, the Turinese musician has always sought his compositional aesthetics through different forms and metrics, trying to instill ambivalent feelings in his audience.

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Piazza Castello is the main city square and heart of the old town centre ; many historical city buildings like Palazzo Reale and Palazzo Madama are housed inside it.

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Music by Kode9

Kode9 is a producer, a dj, and founder of prestigious label Hyperdub, which after being at the forefront of dubstep is now projected towards new sound trajectories. Jungle, drum & bass, and 2-step garage are essential in his musical background.

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Housing the Conservatory, Piazza Bodoni features in its center an equestrian statue of Alfonso Ferrero della Marmora, general and prime minister of the Kingdom of Italy.

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Music by Dave Saved

Dave Saved is a Naples-based producer. After debuting in 2013 on London label Astro:Dynamics with the ‘Prisoner Of Gravity’ cassette, the ’Power and Silence: Deindustrialization’ and ‘Energydream’ EP’s on Gang Of Ducks fully showed his peculiar talent.

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For over a hundred years the OGR – Officine Grandi Riparazioni, an imposing late XIX century industrial complex drove the town’s growth. From former train repairs Workshops to new Workshops for contemporary culture, innovation and business acceleration, with a marked international stance.

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Music by Mana

Turinese producer and composer Daniele Mana. Since 2010 he’s been releasing EP’s and albums as Vaghe Stelle, on labels such as Gang of Ducks or Nicolas Jaar’s Other People. He’s part of One Circle with Lorenzo Senni and Francesco Fantini. His new EP ‘Creature‘ is out on Kode9’s Hyperdub label.

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Via Po is considered one of the main Turin’s street. Characterized by many shops and second hand book stands, Via Po connects the famous Piazza Castello to Piazza Vittorio Veneto.

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Located between Corso Regina Margherita and Via Milano, beside Piazza della Repubblica is possible to admire the ancients Porta Palatina’s ruins.

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Music by IED Milano

Students of the IED Milan Sound Design course, under the supervision of sound designer and producer Painè Cuadrelli. In their course of studies they deal with sound applied to audiovisual and non-linear systems.

Lit by Michelangelo Pistoletto Amare le differenze

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Built between 1961and 1966 for the liberal arts branch, Palazzo Nuovo is still one of the main buildings of Università degli Studi di Torino.

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Music by Scratcha DVA

Scratcha DVA is a highly respected DJ and producer, and one of Hyperdub’s key players. Immune to easy genre definitions, he has cut a joyful path through dance music, joining the dots between trends and styles into his colourful productions.

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Torino Porta Susa railway station is the latest and most spectacular in the Turin – Milan line, and represents the most complex full back piece of large urban redevelopment project in the city.

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Music by IED Milano

Students of the IED Milan Sound Design course, under the supervision of sound designer and producer Painè Cuadrelli. In their course of studies they deal with sound applied to audiovisual and non-linear systems.

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Porta Nuova is the main train station in Turin, which opened to the public in 1864.

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Music by Maxwell Simons

Sound Designer in Milan, always trying to explore his Brazilian origins with deep introspection. A fan of modular synths, he’s fascinated by vintage devices such as tape recorders, on which he wrote a thesis at SAE Institute.

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Hosting the second biggest fruit and vegetables city market, Piazza Madama Cristina is the heart of the San Salvario district.

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Music by Kode9

Kode9 is a producer, a dj, and founder of prestigious label Hyperdub, which after being at the forefront of dubstep is now projected towards new sound trajectories. Jungle, drum & bass, and 2-step garage are essential in his musical background.

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Music by AKE

IDM, glitch and melodies with synth and arps. AKE sums up years of sound research in ‘A New Father’, an EP released on SØVN Records. The sound of its entirely analogue live set is defined by Sentireascoltare as “rich in ethereal melodies influenced by Boards Of Canada, Jon Hopkins and Nathan Fake.”

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Via Giuseppe Luigi Lagrange is one of the most interesting way in Turin with many restaurants, café, and shops along the road.

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Lit by Luigi Mainolfi Lui e l'arte di andare nel bosco

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Laghetto 61 take its name by Italia 61 district which hosted the Expo 1961: an event made for celebrating Italian’s first centenary.

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Music by Munstac

With a passion for music that led him to a degree at Vicenza Conservatory, as a sound designer Munstac produces audio for various documentaries, short movies and visual mappings for historical buildings such as Basilica Palladiana in Vicenza and Palace of Venaria.

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Santa Rita is a district located in the Turin’s south-west side. The name of the district was dedicated to Santa Rita da Cascia’s cathedral built during the XX century.

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Music by Tomat

Producer and sound designer focused on space drone/ambient sounds and psychedelic electronic music. He’s co-founder of Collettivo Creativo Superbudda and has been releasing records with the Niagara and Tomat projects on London label Monotreme Records.

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Located in the northern-west side of Turin, Eugenio Montale’s square has been re qualified over the years.

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Founded in 1906, Politecnico di Torino is a public university for engineering and architectural studies. Fondazione Sandretto Re Baudengo is an institution which supports contemporary art and young artists.

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Music by XIII & Sabla

A collaboration between two producers who release their music on the cult label Gang Of Ducks. Sabla is attracted by dark and deep atmospheres with a good dose of techno, XIII develops soundscapes and psychotic settings by using rhythms and backbeats hard to read.

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The Monte dei Cappuccini, home of the convent of Santa Maria al Monte, is a hill offering a suggestive view over the centre of Turin, and a symbol of the spiritual word of the city.

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Music by Morkebla

Morkebla (in Norwegian “dark blue”) is a project by producer Alberto Rosso, which continues its path by deving into the recording of tape-loops, field-recordings and tapes to create sounds, noises and glitches of all kinds.

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The contemporary Lingotto Center is one of the largest multifunctional centre in Europe. Inside is the Oval, an avant- garde exhibition are, connected to the former MOI by the symbolic 2006 Winter Olympics catwalk.

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Music by Vaghe Stelle

Vaghe Stelle is Daniele Mana. His mutant electronica fall outside any pre-ordained genre, preferring to let his imagination run free in the dark from the off world R&B romance to the pneumatic grime and lushly discordant trance sensations.

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