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Schindler, Udo / Ardhi Engl: Basis_B(r)uchstucke (Creative Sources)

Performing on clarinets and theremin, Udo Schindler follows up his series Salon für Klang+Kunst after 99 events with this new series at BASIS_Klangraum in Munich's historic BASIS Booksalon at MUCCA, in a concert with instrument maker Ardhi Engle performing on a diverse set of acoustic and electronic inventions for nine concise collective conversations.
 

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Udo Schindler-clarinets, theremin

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UPC: 5609063407501

Label: Creative Sources
Catalog ID: cs750
Squidco Product Code: 32619

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2022
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded at BASIS_Klangraum in MUCCA and dasvinzenz, in Munich, Germany, in March 11th, 2022, by Udo Schindler.

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"BASIS_Klangraum (BASIS Booksalon at MUCCA). Basis means in English BASIC.

A new sound space for contemporary, experimental and improvised music is introduced at MUCCA.

It can be seen as a successor project to the Salon für Klang+Kunst, which gave up after the 99th event due to corona.

The performances are co-sponsored and supported by the dasvinzenz theatre.

The acoustically performed space is the book estate of the legendary left-wing former bookshop with antiquarian bookshop in Munich, the Basis-Buchhandlung.

Founded in 1972, the bookshop on Adalbertstraße in Munich was a focal point for critical minds for almost 40 years and an intellectual staple for many, including me. The institution, as such it was to be called, had to close about ten years ago.

The recorded space with the leftover books is an adequate shell for the unadjusted improvised sounds we create there.

The play on words Buchstücke means book pieces in english and Bruchstücke means fragments. It's a reference to the space that is 'wallpapered' with the spiritual."-from the liner notes



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Artist Biographies

"Udo Schindler is a German improvisation musicians (bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet, saxophone, flute, cornet, also accordion, guitar, percussion, analog synthesizer) and architect. Schindler was active in the 1970s in Franconia first as rock and rock jazz musician before he had flute lessons at the conservatory Nuremberg. Subsequently, he studied architecture at the Technical University of Munich and worked as an architect. In the 1990s he turned to contemporary music (Arch.Ensemble) and improvised music (Schindler.Interferenz.3). In addition to the single tube instruments (saxophones and clarinets), he studied the cornet. In addition to his sound research, he also worked as a director, performer, musician and composer for various theater productions. In the following years he performed with solo and duo projects at new music festivals (Musica Viva, Klangaktionen, etc ...), jazz, experimental music, among others. This led to collaborations with musicians like Hubert Bergmann, Gerry Hemingway, Eddie Prevost, Sebi Tramontana, Georg Wissel, John Russell, Blaise Siwula, Frank Gratkowski, Hans Koch, Urs Leimgruber, Elisabeth Harnik, Katharina Weber and Frank Paul Schubert. In addition to his activities in solid cast he initiated in Munich a series of concerts to free improvisation in ad hoc to test instrumentation."

-Wikipedia (translated by Google and Squidco) (https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Udo_Schindler)
7/10/2024

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"Ardhi Engls is a guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, a developer of instruments, and producer of theater dance video performance. He is involved with experimental music, jazz, classical, improvised music or pure sound research. As a musical accompanist he toured the country with Gerhard Polt, he doesn't have any reservations, because his music is nameless in a positive sense, or to put it another way: he invents "drawers" that don't exist, shouldn't even exist. In addition to the guitar - which he studied classically at the Richard Strauss Conservatory in Munich - mostly self-made instruments are used. No material, no thing is safe from him, no sound is unthinkable for him. Ardhi Engl writes and performs for contemporary dance and theatre. Through his presence he is music theater personified, he merges with the stage, he is "music dancer" and "music actor". He expands his more recent works for the stage with "handmade" videos, played live on the computer in parallel, in addition to musical instruments - music for the eyes. The inventiveness of Ardhi Engl, the resulting sounds and the musical forms are almost endless. His sound spaces give an idea of the infinity of the world."

-Ardhi Engls Website (Translated by Google) (http://www.ardhi-engl.de)
7/10/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Basis_B(r)uchstuck #1 9:18

2. Basis_B(r)uchstuck #2 5:04

3. Basis_B(r)uchstuck #3 8:32

4. Basis_B(r)uchstuck #4 7:29

5. Basis_B(r)uchstuck #5 6:14

6. Basis_B(r)uchstuck #6 4:39

7. Basis_B(r)uchstuck #7 3:38

8. Basis_B(r)uchstuck #8 6:30

9. Basis_B(r)uchstuck #9 4:23

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