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Salzau Music On The Water - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9445-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94452 8
  • German Release: 23/06/2006

"Diese Aufnahme strahlt in ihrer seltenen Ruhe eine meditative Kraft aus, mit der sich den Zwängen des Alltags auf wunderschöne Weise begegnen lässt" (JAZZTHETIK)

No longer available – out of print

What makes the installation "Music on the Water" by Ilya Kabakov & Vladimir Tarasov, situated on the palace pond in Salzau so unique, is the way it captures the essence of music. It was exactly ten years ago, that the two artists created their idea of a visual "field of sound" in Salzau, and the pier in the pond that seems so raw and artless, has held a strange kind of magical attraction ever since. In the book about "Music on the Water", Kabakov himself has said that "notes, sounds create a field of energy, a special ambience." Music is experienced as something that happens in a space. "The notes arrange themselves in this ambience, and each of us wanders through a space on its energy map."What can the visitor expect? The construction itself seems unfinished; time itself seems to h...

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Lars Danielsson – bass
Christopher Dell – vibraphone, speech
Nils Landgren - trombone

Recording Information

Recorded live and open air at the JazzBaltica Festival at 5:00 a.m. on July 4, 2005 by Cees Snellink
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Produced by Siegfried Loch