Instruments and phonographies

Peter Ablinger (Composer)

Research output: Non-textual formComposition


Instruments and Phonographies consists (so far) of the following pieces:

Pedestrian Zone (4'30)
Department Store (2'27)
Coffee House (3'07)
Halls (3'28)
Plabutschtunnel (9'52)
Pendlerbus (2'55)

Pieces are individual and can be performed in any selection or order.

Each piece is a stereo "phonography" (field recording) grounded by a single ensemble tenuto. The ensemble tenuto should not be heard really - although there should be a delicate difference when the ensemble would NOT play!

Instruments and phonographies start and end togehter. Each piece has a moment where the phonography is interrupted for about 16 seconds and where the ensemble plays alone. During the interruption (the "zip") wind instruments avoid to breathe, strings are especially careful with bow changes.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAustria
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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