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Peter Ablinger:
Orte / Places (seit / since 2001)


ORTE: St.Anna in Zepernick
1. Raumformanten (verschiedene Versionen für Instrumente und/oder Sänger)
2. Der Moment, wenn Sie den Raum verlassen (2001)
Places: church St.Anna in Zepernick, Germany; 1. Room formants, different versions for instruments and/or singer(s); 2. The moment you leave the room

3 ORTE Graz
1. Raumformanten für Instrumente, die Kirchen St.Andrä und Mariahilf, und den großen Minoritensaal
2. Der Wechsel zwischen den Orten (2003)
3 Places Graz; 1. Room formants for instruments, the churches St.Andrä and Mariahilf, the Minoritensaal; 2. The shift between places > dt.Text > score

Citymap Graz with indications of the 3 places and the foot-walk between places

3 ORTE Oslo
1. Raumformanten für Instrumente und die Orte Paulus Kirke, Skatehallen/Hausmania und Norsk Form
2. Der Wechsel zwischen den Orten (2005)
3 Places Oslo; 1. Room formants for instruments and the spaces Paulus Kirke, Skatehallen/Hausmania and Norsk Form; 2. The shift between places > score

Citymap Oslo with indications of the 3 places and the foot-walk between places

3 LUGARES Buenos Aires
1. Raumformanten für Instrumente und die Orte Confiteria Munich, Barco Galileo und Hotel de Immigrantes
2. Der Wechsel zwischen den Orten (2005)
3 Places Buenos Aires; 1. Room formants for instruments and the spaces Confiteria Munich, Barco Galileo und Hotel de Immigrantes ; 2. The shift between places

Citymap Buenos Aires with indications of the 3 places and the foot-walk between places

3 MIEJSCA WARSZAWA
1. Raumformanten für Instrumente und 3 Orte auf der Zamek Ujazdowski in Warschau (1. Cysterna, 2. Dziedziniec, 3. Laboratorium)
2. Der Wechsel zwischen den Orten (2008)
3 Places Warsaw; 1. Room formants for instruments and 3 spaces at Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw (1. Cysterna, 2. Dziedziniec, 3. Laboratorium); 2. The shift between places

3 ORTE LUXEMBURG / 3 LIEUX LUXEMBOURG
1. Raumformanten für Instrumente und die Orte Casino, Restaurant Bourgois und Église Saint Jean
2. Der Wechsel zwischen den Orten (2009)
3 Places Luxembourg; 1. Room formants for instruments and the spaces Casino, Restaurant Bourgois and Église Saint Jean; 2. The shift between places

3 MÍSTA OSTRAVY
1. Raumformanten für Instrumente und die Orte Katedrála Božského Spasitele, Prodejna MM Centrum und Foyer Bývalé Union Banky
2. Der Wechsel zwischen den Orten (2013)
3 Places Luxembourg; 1. Room formants for instruments and the spaces Katedrála Božského Spasitele, Prodejna MM Centrum and Foyer Former Union Bank; 2. The shift between places

3 PLACES DUBLIN
1. Raumformanten für Instrumente und die Orte Temple Bar Gallery, Fruit Market und St. Michan's Church
2. Der Wechsel zwischen den Orten (2014)
3 PLACES DUBLIN; 1. Room formants for instruments and the spaces Temple Bar Gallery, Fruit Market and St. Michan's Church; 2. The shift between places. More about the project from: Dublin Sound Lab

3 PLACES LEEDS
1. Raumformanten für Instrumente und die Orte Clothworkers Centenary Concert-Hall, Access Tunnel, Roger Stevens Stairwell
2. Der Wechsel zwischen den Orten (2014)
3 PLACES LEEDS; 1. Room formants for instruments and the spaces Clothworkers Centenary Concert-Hall, Access Tunnel, Roger Stevens Stairwell; 2. The shift between places




3 ORTE / 3 PLACES / 3 LUGARES / 3 MIEJSCA
(short description, edited by Austin Buckett)


The piece is for 3 different resonant spaces and a number of intrumentalists. The work is always site specific.

3 places (rooms, halls) in walking distance are chosen. The spaces shouln't be too small so they don't loose their resonant qualities when audience is in there. The places are analysed and measured acoustically. The measurements result in one microtonal scale for each of the 3 rooms indicating their main formants, a kind of a self-portrait of these places. The performance starts at one of these places where -for example- 5 instruments play these formants as sustained tones in a (more or less) free order. After - i.e.- 20 minutes both, players and audience, walk together to the second place. The walk is part of the piece. Here the instrumentalists play the formants of the second place, walk altogether to the third place, play and end.

Possible instruments are all instruments that can play sustained, microtonal pitches. Clarinets and/or Horns are especially welcome for this piece!

(From the score/foreword): Each of the three parts of 3 PLACES is exclusively composed for the given rooms and can be performed only there.

The room formants can be played (also sung) by one, more or many players. The score exists in different transpositions (in C, in Bb, in F) for different instruments.

The duration is free. But in the succession of all 3 places 20 minutes per place could be the right proportion.

The room formants are notated in ascending order. Every instrument chooses its playable range.

The way between places: The walk between the 3 places is part of the piece. Musicians and Audience walk together. Therefore (for example) "3 Lugares Buenos Aires" is a piece in 5 parts:
1. instruments play formants of/in CONFITERIA MUNICH (Dirección General de Museos)
2. walk between DGM and barco
3. instruments play formants of/in BARCO GALILEO (actually a ship!)
4. walk between barco and Museo de Immigrantes
5. instruments play formants of/in HOTEL (Museo) DE IMMIGRANTES


die Vorgeschichte zu "Orte", Hypothesen über romanische Klangräume

Ein veränderter Begriff von Harmonie

english preface and preparatory conditions

score example from "3 Orte Graz"

listen: excerpt from "3 Orte Graz"


For more details contact the publisher:
ZEITVERTRIEB WIEN BERLIN
Dr. Siegwald Ganglmair, Ruprechtsplatz 4-5/10, A - 1010 Wien,
T: ++43 / 699 / 103 183 74, AB/F: ++43 / 1 / 535 12 66




siehe auch / see also:

Weiss/Weisslich 10:
places: series of places with certain acoustic qualities


Weiss/Weisslich 12:
recordings of ground noise in 18 different Brandenburg churches


Other Combined pieces:
pieces in several parts that combine different musical genres, topoi, instrumentations, f.e. a reference and an instrumental piece, or an installation, an electronic-piece and an orchestra-piece)



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this page was created by Aljoscha Hofmann. last edited 31.07.2006 CET