3. Mechanical technologies and their transfers. Theoretical coniderations on performance analysis and its practical realisation (TU Berlin)

The AHRC-funded network “Redefining Early Recordings as Sources for Performance Practice and History” is pleased to announce its third symposium, “Mechanical technologies and their transfers. Theoretical considerations on performance analysis and its practical realisation”.

This will take place at the Technische Universität Berlin, 7th April (adress: Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin
Hauptgebäude (Main building) H, Room 3005), and attendance is free. 

We regret that technical issues have prevented us from streaming the conference online as initially planned but will be happy if you are able to join us in Berlin.

Please see details of the programme below:
10:00 to 10:15: Welcome: Karin Martensen, Eva Moreda Rodríguez, Inja Stanović

10:15 to 11:00: Karin Martensen, Technische Universität Berlin:
In the Workshop of Edison and Berliner: Technical Influences in Sound Recording and their Repercussions on Singing.
Chair: Inja Stanović

11:00 to 11:45: Kilian Sprau, Universität der Künste Berlin:
Listening to Caruso. An analytical approach with regard to performance style
Chair: Karin Martensen

11:45 to 13:30:
Lunch break

13:30 to 14:15: Frithjof Vollmer, Staatl. Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart; Boris Bolles, Erich-Thienhaus-Institut
In search for the „phonograph effect“: performed violin gestures and their sound modification by early acoustic recording and reproduction
devices (1901–1933)
Chair: Karin Martensen

14:15 to 15:00: Johannes Gebauer, Hochschule der Künste Bern:
Reenactment of historical Recordings – Science or Artistic Performance?
Chair: Karin Martensen

15:00 to 15:30
Coffee break

15:30 to 16:15 João Romão, Humboldt Universität Berlin:
Stockhausen’s Microphone: Reclaiming Sound Effects
Chair: Karin Martensen

16:15 to 16:30

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