Samuele Strufaldi, Tommaso Rosati, Francesco Gherardi – “t”


01. waves/flat surface (5’27)
02. hyperclockwise (4’31)
03. ETUDE #1 (1’15)
04. bol catalogue (4’40)
05. no stranger to the possibility of misunderstanding (4’35)
06. deltaX, deltaP of X (3’05)
07. ETUDE #2 (0’53)
08. er.o:.s:_i o… .n (3’49)
09. ETUDE #3 (1’17)
10. unfold (5’00)
11. Boltzmann (6’33)
12. ETUDE #4 (0’45)
13. t (6’16)


Releases June 2, 2023



Samuele Strufaldi – prepared piano
Tommaso Rosati – live electronics, robots
Francesco Gherardi – tabla

Composed and recorded by Samuele Strufaldi, Tommaso Rosati, Francesco Gherardi

Mix and mastering by Jambona Lab, Livorno (Italy)

Artwork photo – Chiara Arturo
Graphic design – Chiara Arturo, Tommaso Rosati, Samuele Strufaldi, Francesco Gherardi

Light design in live show – Samuele Strufaldi, Tommaso Rosati, Francesco Gherardi, Gianluca Gherardi

Robot and mechanics – Tommaso Rosati, Leo Binetti

With special thanks to Ludwig Boltzmann

Catalog number : EL46


“t” is a trio, but also a quartet.

3 musicians – Strufaldi (piano), Gherardi (tabla) and Rosati (live electronics) – interact with self-constructed and programmed robots that perform music inside the piano. The research gravitates around the concept of Time in all its possible forms.

The perception of time as humans, the construction of a “mechanical time” by robots and algorithms, the interaction between different layers and time interpretations: these are the main features of this project.

The musicians perform and play, interacting and improvising with the robots, using self-designed software, and a led light system that react and follow the performance, creating a unique stage atmosphere to picture a reflection on different physical and philosophical aspects of “time”.