Could you patent the sun? A famous answer by American immunologist Jonas Salk to the question whether he had applied for a patent on his polio vaccine. An answer which was also the source of inspiration for Marcus Schmickler's composition of the same name. Check out our recording of the piece for double bell quartet and voice.
In Parts of the Horse are Notably Present, Ingar Zach combines his own sound world on the drums with classical instruments and our replicas of Harry Partch's instruments. Check out the interview for a small insight into his working process.
Toshio Hosokawa's music moves between Japanese tradition and images of nature. The title of his piece dedicated to Axel Porath, Ibuki, means breath. Check out our new video performance of Ibuki for viola solo.
Benjamin Kobler erweitert die Sammlung an Stockhausens Klavierstücken bei Label Musikfabrik. Am 1. Oktober veröffentlichen wirKlavierstücke I-Vzum Download und Streaming. In unserem Interview spricht der Pianist über seine Verbindung zu den Kompositionen und seine Arbeit mit Stockhausen selbst.
We recently recorded Turgut Erçetin's new composition "Thousand dead bodies" at the WDR Funkhaus for our series "Musikfabrik im WDR". With his setup of three simultaneous chamber ensembles, Turgut explores the influence of sound on space and vice versa. Check out our video about his work and our rehearsals.