Programme

Music is not language. Neither is it painting. Just music.

Conrad Schnitzler & Wolfgang Seidel

Sound Installation

Open one hour before the performances and during the intermissions
Part of “Bildet Nischen! Rückkopplungen aus dem Zodiak Free Arts Lab”

Installation

German with English translation / 

Conrad Schnitzler and Wolfgang Seidel had worked together since the early 1970s, when Seidel became a fellow musician in Schnitzler's free improvising group Eruption. Shortly before Schnitzler's death in 2011, he gave Seidel a hard drive containing his archive. One piece turned out to be a spoken-word recording, named “CONtext”, in which Schnitzler describes his musical philosophy – in a performative lecture with much humour. Around this kind of manifesto, Seidel, inspired by recordings of Eruption, arranged a spatial sound installation for eight boxes: “Music Is Not Language. Neither Is It Painting. Just Music.” will be heard for the first time in the envisaged 8-channel installation for “Bildet Nischen!”. Edition Telemark label released a version mixed on two channels as an LP in spring 2021.

Dates

  • Past
    Tue 21.9.2021, 18:00 / HAU1
    Wed 22.9.2021, 18:00 / HAU1
    Thu 23.9.2021, 17:00 / HAU1
    Fri 24.9.2021, 15:30 / HAU1
    Sat 25.9.2021, 16:00 / HAU1
    Sun 26.9.2021, 15:30 / HAU1

Location

HAU1
Stresemannstr. 29, 10963 Berlin

There are two marked parking spots in front of the building. Access to the Parkett by means of a separate entrance with lift when necessary. CURRENTLY THE LIFT IS OUT OF ORDER - WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE. Barrier-free restroom facilities are available. Advance notification advised.

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