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this concert was interacting in real-time with a tree in Kreuzberg, Berlin.
that evening was a nice summer night, the wind was calm...


Excerpts from the concert in Ballhaus Naunynstr.
Berlin
, 15.June.07         Interaktion1 mini-Festival

 
 





On the right there is a brief explanation on the trees interaction, with solo samples.
 
   
 
  excerpt from
"I.B.R."

the tree generates organic pulses, provoking non-linear rhythms

Solo tree   



 


excerpt from
"Travelling"

the tree generates harmonics

Solo tree   



 


excerpt from

"Ground"


the music is composed by the tree by selecting samples from multiple banks of sounds.

it further influences the dancer by defining "danceable regions" using tree controlled lighting
 



 


excerpt from

"I.B.R."

the tree generates organic pulses, provoking non-linear rhythms

Solo tree   



 


excerpt from

"listen, forget, listen"

the tree controls a micro-tonal drone for a dhrupad singer, forcing her to consistently listen

Solo tree     

   

 

Credits:
Wilm Thoben - Recording Engineer
Jens Schneider - Audio Engineer
Carlos Sandoval - Camera


*** note: 
these audio tracks were mixed down from the original surround to stereo

 

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