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"Sounding Influencer"

Performance 11.9. / 13.9.2020
The sound sculpture plays with the interactions between 12 sine tones. These are reproduced by loudspeakers attached to 2-meter-long pendulums that swing back and forth. The oscillation causes the amplitude, frequency and phase of the sine tones to change permanently. Together with the frequencies of the listening room an oscillating channel field is created, which is experienced individually by each listener. In the sound installation, a composition sounds, which runs in a loop. Thereby with an oscillating tone and then by successively adding more tones a structure with different intervals until the sound of a whole tone series is developed. Thus half of the pendulum swings. Afterwards a further construction is developed until all 12 pendulums swing. After that, there is a division into "small groups" of four adjacent pendulums. This construction continues until all pendulums are moved again and lead to the end, where all pendulums swing out in groups of two.
With this installation, I want to explore how the oscillating sounds influence each other.
Concept, Composition: Annkathrin Pöpel, Technical Realization: Peter Färber, Audiostreaming: Dalius Singer, Input Drive: Thomas Diemer
"Sounding Influencer", length 3:00 min.

"Sounding Blood 3"

Performance 25.1.2020
Pulsating heart sounds, made audible in the present with live electronics, develop their own dynamics and come to rest again. Moving loudspeakers on the bodies of the dancers fill the room with sound. Voices and light are added and wrap the heart sounds in motion. Participants: Annkathrin Pöpel (concept / direction / singer), MabintySan Conteh (singer and heart conductor), Roxane Kalt (vertical dancer), Sara Bradford (dancer), Fiona Surbeck (dancer), Ramon Santana (sound designer).
"Sounding Blood 3" (English), length 4:48 min.

HeartArt: "FATSoundMovement"

Performance 21.9.2019
Pulsating heart sounds, made audible in the present via live electronics, develop their own dynamics and come to rest again. Light accompanies their sound. Voices and dance are added, alternating, touching, merging, attracting, repulsing each other. Everything breathes. Heart sounds, voices and dance unite to form a strong FATSound movement. "HeartArt" (by HeartOpera) is a performance group and works with voice improvisation, heart sounds, live electronics and expressive dance. Performers: MabintySan Conteh (singer and heart conductor), Annkathrin Pöpel (singer), Ursina Gabriela Roesch (dancer), Diana Zucca "Lady Pinball" (dancer), Ramon Santana (sound designer).
"FATSoundMovement" (English), length 4:11 min.

"Sounding Blood 2"

Performance 22.6.2019
As part of the concert SOUNDINMOTION II, a workshop concert within the course Composing with and for Moving Speakers II, HeartOpera performed the performance "Sounding Blood II" for a singer and heart conductor, five dancers and live electronics. Moving loudspeakers brought the danced heart and voice sounds into the room.
"Sounding Blood 2" (English), length 3:52 min.

"Sounding Blood 1"

Performance 19.1.2019
Spatiality is a fundamental prerequisite in musical thinking. In the SOUNDINMOTION concert, not (only) established methods of fixed loudspeaker arrays are used to create sound spaces and sound movements, but they are realized by moving loudspeakers. But what happens acoustically and musically when loudspeakers are moved? What design possibilities are there? Here's the performance by HeartOpera.
"Sounding Blood 1", length 6:14 min.

"Heart Opera"

Performance 8.6.2018
In this performance, a dynamic interaction between heartbeat-controlled live electronics and voice improvisation is performed. The sounds or tones are generated from the voices of the singers and the speaker and are made to sound by the heartbeat through the Sound of Soul in the heartbeats in the present moment. Heartbeat-controlled light dynamics illuminate the respective sonicon of the currently sounding heart. A movable loudspeaker dynamically brings the heart sounds into the room. Heartbeat-controlled speech sounds are played during the interludes.
"Heart Opera" (English), length 5:32 min.

Solve Et Coagula: "Rührbar - Spürbar"

Performance 20.11.2018
Text-based voice improvisation at a place of power, with ECG-controlled live sounds. Text: Ursina Gabriela Roesch
"Solve Et Coagula: Rührbar - Spürbar", length 4:40 min.

Solve Et Coagula: "Raunendes A"

Performance 20.11.2018
Voice improvisation at a place of power, with ECG-controlled live sounds.
"Solve Et Coagula: Raunendes A", length 3:48 min.

Solve Et Coagula: "Ich singe wie das Herz klopft 1"

Performance 20.11.2018
Text-based voice improvisation at a place of power, with ECG-controlled live sounds. Text: Alfabet, Inger Christensen.
"Solve Et Coagula: Ich singe wie das Herz klopft 1", length 4:56 min.

Solve Et Coagula: "Ich singe wie das Herz klopft 2"

Performance 20.11.2018
Text-based voice improvisation at a place of power, with ECG-controlled live sounds. Text: Alfabet, Inger Christensen.
"Solve Et Coagula: Ich singe wie das Herz klopft 2", length 2:57 min.

Solve Et Coagula: "Lev Basar 1"

Performance 20.11.2018
Text-based voice improvisation at a place of power, with ECG-controlled live sounds. Text: Hebrew, Ezechiel 35, 26.
"Solve Et Coagula: Lev Basar 1", length 3:28 min.

Solve Et Coagula: "Lev Basar 2"

Performance 20.11.2018
Text-based voice improvisation at a place of power, with ECG-controlled live sounds. Text: Hebrew, Ezechiel 35, 26.
"Solve Et Coagula: Lev Basar 2", length 5:01 min.

Solve Et Coagula: "Raunendes Feuer"

Performance 20.11.2018
Text-based voice improvisation at a place of power, with ECG-controlled live sounds. Text: Feuerlied, from the Celtic myths "Die Kinder des Lir", Maria Schüppel.
"Solve Et Coagula: Raunendes Feuer", length 4:01 min.

Solve Et Coagula: "Raunender Wind"

Performance 20.11.2018
Voice improvisation at a place of power, with ECG-controlled live sounds.
"Solve Et Coagula: Raunender Wind", length 8:05 min.

Solve Et Coagula: "Gaia"

Performance 20.11.2018
Voice improvisation at a place of power, with ECG-controlled live sounds.
"Solve Et Coagula: Gaia", length 4:39 min.

"Galaxy of Ninths"

Performance 6.10.2018
Improvisation with ECG-driven sounds in ninth intervals
"Galaxy of Ninths", length 3:47 min.

Research

A scientific evaluation of the performances by using the methods of Time Series Analysis is planned.



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