Ffroggssichorddd 24 Bit audio (double vinyl)

Ffroggssichorddd 24 Bit audio (double vinyl)
Author: Charlemagne Palestine
Publisher: Staalplaat
Language: -
Pages: -
Size: 31.3 x 31.3 cm
Weight: 600 g
Binding: -
Availability: In stock
Price: €36.00
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Architect John Körmeling and maverick musician Charlemagne Palestine collaborate on a whole new system of music.
A famous English conductor said that the harpsichord sounded like “two skeletons copulating on a tin roof”.
An instrument that was once the basis of every orchestra and chamber ensemble was long ago replaced by the stronger and, for some, sweeter sounding piano. Now the harpsichord is very much the preserve of specialists and early-music supporters and has seen very little progress in design.
Enter architect and musical philosopher John Körmeling. In addition to designing utopian public spaces like the “Happy Street” which served as the Dutch pavilion at the Shanghai Expo 2010, and the “Straight Road” artwork which played with the mismatch between the curvature of the earth and our need to see life in two dimensions, Körmeling has devised a system of music that sets aside familiar Western tuning and is based instead on square roots, areas and volumes.
In order to realise this music, he turned back to the harpsichord and adapted its jangling sound to an intonation that... more

released May 25, 2020

Recorded, edited, mixed and mastered by Radboud Mens
Artwork / packaging by Staalplaat

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