The Disappearance of Music

2020, Nov 12, Thu — 2020, Nov 15, Sun

Is music conceivable without musicians, instruments and recordings? More and more music is being created using software, classic instruments are losing their importance. Universally available, easy-to-use music tools are creating a new kind of musician: anyone can do it on the side without any basic musical knowledge. The physical object of sound recording media is also becoming a memory. A file doesn’t develop a patina. What is this reorganization doing to the character of music?

Curated by Zuri Maria Daiß and Detlef Diederichsen

Nov 12–15, 2020

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