2013, Sat, Feb 23

Can You Name that Tune?

with Nicholas Bussmann

The composer, cellist, donor of the Prix d’amour, and active figure in Berlin’s alternative music community, and his charming assistant set two teams of musicians, music experts, sound designers, and members of the audience to the test.

The questions revolve around human or inhuman creation of sound or works: was it a human being or a machine responsible? Was it a penguin, a Kurzweil synthesizer, a warning signal of a Japanese rail crossing, or meteor burning up in the atmosphere? A playful introduction to the thematic worlds of inhuman music and a way of paying homage to pre-digital forms of Saturday evening entertainment.

In the framework of