Trommelsprachen: languages of drums

Michael Ellison, Hans Neuhoff (Producer)

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Abstract

Commissioned by Siemens Foundation and Hans Neuhoff for Eight Bridges Festival, Cologne, Germany. Based on drum languages of India, Turkey and the Middle East, merged into a contemporary music context. For four percussion soloists and voice (V. Suresh, Fresco Zohar, Mısırlı Ahmet, Bodek Janke, Mariana Sodovska), with mixed cross-cultural ensemble. (90-100’)

Premiere 5 May, 2017, Philharmonic Hall, Acht Brücken Festival, Köln
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCologne, NRW
PublisherAcht Brücken Festival, Cologne
Media of outputScore
Publication statusPublished - 5 May 2017
EventAcht Brücken Festival - Philharmonie Hall, Köln, Germany
Duration: 5 May 2017 → …
http://www.achtbruecken.de/en/festival

Bibliographical note

This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 648810).

Keywords

  • Drumming
  • Drum languages
  • bendir
  • darbuka
  • percussion
  • contemporary music
  • intercultural
  • transcultural

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