(The Beatles) in Hamburg (2011)

A sound art project in the public realm, funded by the cultural department of the City of Hamburg. Its main component is a CD-book object comprising of 11 sound pieces and 11 graphical scores - drawings - published by The Green Box, Berlin, 2012. A web component plays one of the 11 songs per day. The scores are intended to be used by either musicians or conductors in order to create new musical interpretations.

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The work consists of several parts: a CD-Book publication; three signs in public space showing a score related to their location - the signs also feature QR-codes that link mobile phone-users directly to the soundfile related to the respective location; and a website. The online component plays one of the eleven compositions per day. Each composition uses field_recordings as musical instruments. The City as a musical instrument! Each composition refers to one location in the City of Hamburg, Germany, where the Beatles started their career in 1960.

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