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April 24th 2016 6pm
RFTS Springparty: “Fischbar”, Georg-Schwarz-Straße 109, Leipzig


THE OVAL LANGUAGE voice & drum

Klaus-Peter John *1960, lives in Leipzig

HANS ESSEL “Saitensack”

Saitensack is the development of new ways of playing (music?) for violin or viola. The instruments are neither specially prepared nor amplified. Essel developed the idea that playing the violin means: the violin plays. Ergo: the violin is played so that the violin plays. The strings are not held down, but subdued. Through a special bow technique natural oscillations are stimulated. Only through direction of the bow is the sound formation influenced, which is otherwise left to chance, or to the violin.

Hans Essel *1948, lives in Darmstadt


Fence, spoons, flute, voice, field recordings, speakers, …

Anna Schimkat *1974 and Michael Barthel *1977, live both in Leipzig

Frühlingsfest Slideshow



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