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"Erich Moritz von Hornbostel was an "armchair ethnologist". Due to his bad health the musicologist was unable to travel to faraway countries. Instead he sat at his desk in the Dorotheenstraße in Berlin and received the world through his phonograph. On from 1900 the ...
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GR124 | GRUENREKORDER

"2013 marked the arrival of millions of periodical cicadas to the New York Metropolitan area. These musical insects appear only once every seventeen years. On the occasion of this auspicious event, David Rothenberg performed a series of concerts together with composer ...
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GR149 | GRUENREKORDER

"This is the soundtrack album to the film "Song from the Forest", which tells the story of Louis Sarno, an American who has lived for thirty years among the Bayaka pygmies in the Central African Republic. No outsider has had such access to this beautiful and musical ...
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GR150 | GRUENREKORDER

"Over the past several years, Vienna-based composer / producer peter kutin has been working intensely at the little-explored junction between sound art and journalism / documentation. Focusing on sonic experiences in extreme or exceptional conditions. Kutin explores ...
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GR132 | GRUENREKORDER

"Many things disappear and only then gets attention. Images, texts, sounds appear in archives in audio-visual documentations in the net. But archiving the no more living existence is partial maybe even sometimes absurd or naiv. Language only can remain vivid and ...
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GR125 | GRUENREKORDER

"What did the Caribbean islands - acoustically- look like before the arrival of Columbus? With this question in mind I took a short trip to the National Park of Guadeloupe and to Dominica, one of the most preserved island of the Lesser Antilles, which still retains some ...
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GR139 | GRUENREKORDER

"How does history - past lives and past events- leave sonic traces and how can we hear them? The Hebrides Suite is the result of an attempt to answer this question and the culmination of composer Cathy Lane's three decade long engagement with the Outer Hebrides. The ...
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GR127 | GRUENREKORDER

"My first visit to Cameroon in summer 2010 occurred thanks to an invitation by the Goethe-Institut Yaoundé and the independent art organization Doual'Art. During my residency I prepared a sound installation for a festival in Douala in December. I also conducted a ...
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GR131 | GRUENREKORDER

"terra subfónica is a radiophonic work reflecting aspects of sub sound through a series of dramaturgical, radiophonic miniatures. Sub sound in this instance is not a term indicating low frequency sound, as in bass material, but rather a radiophonic suite reflecting and ...
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GR117 | GRUENREKORDER

"Germany's only ocean island is a singular place in various ways. Situated 70 kilometers from the coast line, it belonged to the UK for 90 years during the 19th century. During World War II, the first facilities for a huge naval base were erected. The tunnels and ...
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GR109 | GRUENREKORDER

"There has been rhythm on this planet for millions of years longer than humans have opened their mouths to sing. Long before birds, long before whales, insects have been thrumming, scraping, and drumming complex beats out into the world. David Rothenberg decided to ...
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GR122 | GRUENREKORDER

"Mark Lorenz Kysela, Saxophones and Clarinet. An artist on various saxophones and clarinet. Performs as a soloist, in combination with (live-) electronic or analogue enhancements and tapes. Mark Lorenz Kysela presents six completely different pieces: artistic individual ...
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GR120 | GRUENREKORDER

"The sound/video installation-project 'Eye Contact with the City' (recipient of an Honorary Mention at PRIX Ars Electronica 2011) was the outcome of an artists' residency in Bangalore in the autumn of 2010. The primary materials used in the installation were the field ...
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GR108 | GRUENREKORDER

""Air Pressure" is a collaboration between Rupert Cox and Angus Carlyle. "Air Pressure" is primarily based around two periods of field work in Japan, one scheduled to coincide with the harvest in 2010 and one coinciding with the sowing season of 2011. All the recordings ...
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GR094 | GRUENREKORDER

"TransMongolian is a composition of unprocessed field recordings composed in soundscapes. I recorded these acoustic phenomena on my journey through Russia, along Lake Baikal, through Mongolia, China and South Korea to Japan. These countries do not only have very ...
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GR103 | GRUENREKORDER

"I spent two months in protected areas of Costa Rica making multichannel field recordings of the different forest ecosystems of Central America. Armed with a quadraphonic setup (IRT cross), a parabolic microphone, a hydrophone, and a scientist's passport, I went to nine ...
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GR111 | GRUENREKORDER

"In 2012 the world celebrates not only the centenary of John Cage's birth, but also the sixtieth anniversary of the premiere of his "silent piece" 4' 33" on August 29, 1952. This composition in three movements without intentional sounds is the composer's best-known work ...
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GR116 | GRUENREKORDER

"In rural Alabama, about an hour outside of Birmingham is a slaughterhouse. It's a family operation where meat is processed one animal at a time by hand. Mostly custom jobs. A man and his son run the place. They handle most aspects of the daily operations from customer ...
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GR104 | GRUENREKORDER

""Ultrealith" is an electro-acoustic sound-adventure exploring sounds that exist on the periphery of human perception, such as underwater recordings (such as fish-songs, crustaceans etc), ultrasounds (sonar of bats and dolphins, insects), electromagnetic signals and ...
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GR110 | GRUENREKORDER

""Three days of silence" is conceived as complete phenomenological experience of listening. I have been three days within the Sanctuary of La Verna on the top of a mountain called "the mountain of the Stigmata" in Tuscany. I've lived together with the monks recording ...
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GR102 | GRUENREKORDER

"The Mekong River is one of the world's major rivers. On its more than 4.000 km long way from its source in the Tibetan Plateau to the Delta in South Vietnam it passes an altitude difference of 5.000 km, travels through seven countries, three climatic zones and three ...
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GR092 | GRUENREKORDER

"What is presented in this CD is a very alien world, a hitherto unheard aural environment that breaks with all our preconceived notions of what underwater life should sound like. All our traditional conceptions and inherent cultural conditioning are overwritten, deemed ...
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GR087 | GRUENREKORDER

"Recent pictures and sound recordings realised on the grounds of confinement, deportation and extermination of the Second World War, in France and in Poland. The extermination perpetrated by Nazi Germany and its collaborationist countries against those undesirable ...
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GR085 | GRUENREKORDER

"Kulturnetz Frankfurt e.V. presents: International SoundArtFestival, Gallus-Theater, Frankfurt am Main 2009. A film by Bernhard Bauser. Feat. Joerg Piringer (A), Ansuman Biswas (GB), Dirk Huelstrunk (G), Sianed Jones (GB), Nye Parry (GB), Jaap Blonk (NL). The festival ...
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GR083 | GRUENREKORDER

"The work on this audio compilation is part of an intermittent ongoing tradition of artistic investigation of spoken language. The pieces included here negotiate potential oppositions such as semantic play and abstraction, musical and narrative structures, speech and ...
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GR065 | GRUENREKORDER