Grubenklang. reloaded Book/DVD


This A4-landscape paperback book/DVD combination documents 27 nights of music, poetry, satire, science, fiction and film curated and produced by Georg Graewe for RUHR.2010 (European Cultural Capital 2010)

The 120 pages includes words, photography, drawings, sketches and paraphernalia by Brian Morton, Anja Utler, Tom Thelen, Nico Bleutge, Karin Leuenberger, Antonio Fian, Anna Lytton, Barbara Köhler, Sebastiano Tramontana, Gabriele Voss, Susannah Oldham, Steve Beresford, Kurt Rade, Walter Jonat, Barbara Vinken, Kai Stefan Lothwesen and others.

The DVD includes concert footage - shot by renowned documentary filmmaker Christoph Hübner and his team - from two evenings of performances by Georg Graewe & GrubenKlangOrchester, The Koehne Quartet, Almut Kühne, Thomas Buckner, Bernd Rademacher and The SonicFiction Chamber Ensemble, plus live audio recordings from words & music, piano today, new generation and RuhrKampf.

    DVD: video tracks
  1. Georg Graewe & GrubenKlangOrchester [Georg Graewe, piano; Thomas Berghammer, trumpet; Sebastiano Tramontana, trombone; Melvyn Poore, tuba; Theo Jörgensmann, clarinet; Frank Gratkowski, alto saxophone, clarinet; Tobias Delius, tenor saxophone; Eckard Koltermann, bass clarinet; Martin Siewert, guitars; Jim Campbell, cassette scratch orchestra; John Lindberg, double bass; Dieter Manderscheid, double bass; Achim Krämer, drums; Michael Vatcher, drums]: Schlagende Wetter (13.27). Recorded at domicil Dortmund on 29 November 2010.
  2. Georg Graewe & GrubenKlangOrchester: Redshift E (sections 10-17) (11.30). Recorded at domicil Dortmund on 29 November 2010.
  3. Georg Graewe & GrubenKlangOrchester: Despair (06.48). Recorded at domicil Dortmund on 29 November 2010.
  4. Almut Kühne, soprano; Georg Graewe, piano: Zugriffe (09.39). Recorded at domicil Dortmund on 29 November 2010.
  5. Georg Graewe, piano: Federskizzen II (07.11). Recorded at stanzwerk, Bochum on 7 November 2010.
  6. Koehne Quartet [Joanna Lewis, violin; Diane Pascal, violin; Elaine Koehne, viola; Julia Schreyvogel, cello]: String quartet I (2nd movement) (04.34). Recorded at stanzwerk, Bochum on 7 November 2010.
  7. Almut Kühne, soprano; Thomas Buckner, baritone; Bernd Rademacher, narrator; Karin Leuenberger, video projections, installation, with The SonicFiction Chamber Ensemble [Emma Black, oboe; Florian Bergmann, bass clarinet; Gail Brand, trombone; Melvyn Poore, tuba; Karin Rundel, harp; Els Vandeweyer, vibraphone; Joanna Lewis, violin; Diane Pascal, violin; Elaine Koehne, viola; Julia Schreyvogel, cello; Georg Graewe, conductor]: Alle kennen meine visage (18.22). Recorded at stanzwerk, Bochum on 7 November 2010.
    DVD: audio magazine tracks
  1. Piano today (85.27): Keith Tippett, The approach; Fred Van Hove, Nine/Nein, both recorded at Museum Bochum on 29 April 2010. Denman Maroney, Botion; Michael Wilhelmi, Limpide/Empoisonné, Schnell und spielend, both recorded at domicil, Dortmund on 30 June 2010. Christian Rieger, Suzanne; Sarah Nicolls, Suspensions, both recorded at Schloss Borbeck, Essen on 8 September 2010. Craig Taborn, Gentle giants in hot pursuit, Marilyn Crispell, Remember, both recorded at Museum Bochum on 14 October 2010. Oskar Aichinger, Thinking witold, Klischee Viennoise; Johanna Borchert, Forbidden throughts, Mannupugazh, both recorded at Ruhr-Atoll, Essen on 18 November 2010.
  2. RuhrKampf (34.48): Bruno Chevillon, double bass, Germania - for Hans Haacke; Isabelle Duthoit, clarinte; Georg Graewe, piano, Seductive wings; Das Kapital [Daniel Erdmann, tenor saxophone; Hasse Poulson, guitar; Edward Perraud, drums], Elegie 1939, Ohne kapitalisten geht es besser. All recorded at Flottmannhallen, Herne on 14 November 2010.
  3. new generation (44.02): Almut Kühne, vocals; Liz Allbee, trumpet; Sanne van Hek, trumpet; Jeff Albert, trombone; Roman Sieweke, reeds; Jim Campbell, tapes; Els Vanderweyer, vibraphone; Claudia Kienzler, violin; Katrin Mickiewicz, violin; Helen Gillet, cello; Quinlan Kirchner, drums; Tobias Delius, tenor saxophone, musical director: Blues; 10/10 feel; Wolkenfelder; Big leader. All recorded at domicil, Dortmund on 30 September/1 October 2010.
  4. words & music (98.24): Anja Utler, recitation; Almut Kühne, soprano; Georg Graewe, piano, Marsyas, umkreist; Tapering. Recorded 4 February 2010. Marina Frenk, recitation; Els Vandeweyer, vibraphone, Tränenfabrik; Yellow flower. Recorded 4 March 2010. Antonio Fian, recitation; Thomas Kaufmann, alto saxophone, Führerschein; Asking for peace; Bioethikdebatte; Rilke bei fliege. Recorded 1 April 2010. Agnes Riegl, recitation; Georg Graewe, piano; Ernst Reijseger, cello, Le groenland; Counterfactuals. Recorded 6 May 2010. Marco Massafra, recitation; Martin Bretschneider, recitation; Martin Siewert, guitar, electronics, I send you this cadmium red; Any other way to go. Recorded 3 June 2010. Gabriele Voss, recitation; John Lindberg, double bass, Schnitte in raum und zeit; Luminosity; Die pause. Recorded 2 September 2010. Barbara Vinken, recitation; Joanna Lewis, violin; Melissa Coleman, cello; Georg Graewe, piano, Redshift D/I, Deine braunen pantöffelchen, Redshift D/II, Deine braunen pantöffelchen (cont.). Recorded 7 October 2010. Nico Bleutge, recitation; Elisabeth Baumer, baroque oboe; Anne Marie Dragosits, harpsichord, Dienstbare tiere, Redshift C. Recorded 4 November 2010. Barbara Köhler, recitation; Melvyn Poore, tuba, Tender buttons/Zarte knöpft, Some short tuba histories. Recorded 2 December 2010. All words & music events held at Buchhandlung Napp, Bochum.
Front cover photograph (reproduced above) Schlagende Wetter by Henrichshütte.


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