A tactile transducer as used in the Tonewood pieces: 2 cm cork on top, and some felt to not harm the instrument. © Hugo Morales Murguía
Tonewood I (2011) and Tonewood II (2015) by Hugo Morales Murguía are using small … read more
Lara Stanic performs Klangflug. © Lara Stanic
In her performance
Klangflug (2006 – 2013, several versions) Lara Stanic looks for ways to transmit the airiness and volatility of sound itself to the heavy loudspeakers, needed to produce sounds. By simulating … read more
The electromagnets attached 2 mm. above the piano strings to create a sympathetic piano. © Gökhan Deneç
In Chapter Three of
my book I discussed several early attempts of creating electric piano’s during the end of the nineteenth century. Often … read more
The rotating loudspeaker ball with 32 loudspeakers developed by Hermann Scherchen (source http://www.studiodabbeni.ch/exhibitions/20/hermann-scherchen:-alles-hörbar-machen-i).
Due to his intensive occupation with recording and reproduction of music the conductor Hermann Scherchen (1891-1966) became aware of the enormous increment of people listening to music …
Hans W. Koch performs Bandoneonbook, using the acoustic feedback between the internal microphone and loudspeaker of the laptop.
In Bandoneonbook (2003) by Hans W. Koch the acoustic feedback between the small internal microphone and loudspeaker of a computer is played …
Ute Wassermann performing with her loudspeaker dress in 1989.
Working with a similar principle as in
Windy Gong Ute Wassermann developed a kind of loudspeaker dress , through which her voice was sounding (see both pictures above from 1989).
Audio Ballerina’s by Benoît Maubrey:
VIDEO… read more
Different Version of LapStrap (since 2010) by Steffi Weismann, all using portable loudspeakers: