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Inderhees, Carlo : 8 Stimmen1 (Edition Wandelweiser Records)

A series of eight "voices" for piano, extended minimal works slowly unfolding in the performance of composer Carlo Inderhees' "8 stimmen" composition for solo piano, expressed by Guy Vandromme as the piece answers the questions "what is music made of?" with the word "voices: a sequence of sounds and silences, with its own consistency".
 

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UPC: 4011778039495

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Catalog ID: EWR 2112
Squidco Product Code: 30668

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2021
Country: Germany
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold 3 Panels
Recorded in Malmo, Sweden, in Janurary, 2020, by Silas Bieri.

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voices

what is music made of?
of voices.

and what is a voice?
a sequence of sounds and silences, with its own consistency.
perfectly self-contained: each voice voicing a world.

and what is a world?
a proportion: a specific distribution of movement and repose.
perfect repose, incessant movement.
in between: the infinite plurality of possible worlds.

writing voices means:
to traverse this universe of possibilities, one voice at a time, that is: from world to world.
to dwell in worlds, in spaces,
to be in accordance with them.

and then:
to cast nets, large ones, small ones.
to combine worlds into polyphony.
to create worlds out of worlds, works out of voices. to space out spaces.
time.

"everything wants to float"
the heaviest building wants to be light to live in, just space, not containment,
charm only, not stone.

and voices want to sing:
to sound and be a place for worlds.


Artist Biographies

Carlo Inderhees is a German composer born in 1955 at Castrop-Rauxel, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. He composes contemporary classical works, and has contributed to a number of projects on the Wandelweiser Collective.

-Squidco 5/28/2024

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"Pianist/conductor Guy Vandromme is a performer within the fields of opera and music theatre, dance, working as a soloist, accompanist, conductor and artistic director. He has been a major driver behind the program of the European Cultural Capital of Brugge 2002. More recently he became responsible for the festival Klankenstroom bringing cultural heritage, classical music and tourism together. His main focus is to open the boundaries of music theatre, collaborating with contemporary artists, and exploring scores of forgotten music. This year his first solo recording of music of John Cage will be edited by Wandelweiser records."

-Guy Vandromme Website (https://www.guyvandromme.com/)
5/28/2024

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1. 8 Stinnen1 1:06:09

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European Improvisation, Composition and Experimental Forms
Piano & Keyboards
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