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Beuger, Antoine

Silent Harmonies In Discrete Continuity

Beuger, Antoine : Silent Harmonies In Discrete Continuity (Edition Wandelweiser Records)

Antoine Beuger's minimalist work for American painter Marcia Hafif, known for her monochrome paintings, in 24 tonal works each 3 minutes long using stationary waves of eight frequencies from a different octave and punctuated by silence.
 

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UPC: 4011778041320

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Catalog ID: EWR 0402
Squidco Product Code: 21792

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2004
Country: Germany
Packaging: Cardstock Gatefold Sleeve 3 panels
Recorded at Computerstudio des InMM, HfM, Karlsruhe, Germany February 18th to the 22nd, 2002.

Descriptions, Reviews, &c.

Silence is not an acoustical phenomenon

Silent Harmonies:
three-minute sounds, stationary, quiet, pure waves
each sound has eight frequencies, each from a different octave range

there is silence where depth disappears and expanse emerges:
on the surface

in discrete continuity:
one soud goes, another one comes
and on it goes, step by step, continuously

still waters are said to run deep,
but in reality it is the imperturbability of their surface
that impresses us.

for Marcia Hafif:
American painter of monochrome paintings

and a quiet personŐs silence hides nothing deep -
it hides nothing at all.


Artist Biographies

"Antoine Beuger (b. 1955 in Oosterhout, Netherlands) studied composition with Ton de Leeuw at Sweelinck Coservatorium in Amsterdam 1973-78. In 1990 he began composing after an interruption of about 10 years. Two years later he founded Edition Wandelweiser together with composer/performer Burkhard Schlothauer. Since 1994 he's been active with the conception and organisation of KLANGRAUM, a concert series at Kunstraum Düsseldorf. During the years 1995-2001 he was working together with visual artist Mauser as artistic director of "Werkraum", Place for Interdisciplinary Artistic Events, Cologne. Since 1996 he's been artistic director of edition wandelweiser records and since 2004 managing director of Edition Wandelweiser gmbh."

-Last.FM (http://www.last.fm/music/Antoine+Beuger/+wiki)
2/21/2024

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