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Functioning as a kind of laboratory, musikprotokoll invites the audience to embark on an exploratory journey to discover the latest developments and trends in music, with all the artistic risks that this entails.Dedicated to contemporary and experimental music and intermedia activities, the musikprotokoll programme features outstanding protagonists of current artistic trends and has throughout the festival’s long history always placed Austrian positions in an international context. Here you find books, DVDs and musikprotokoll CDs.

Buchcover Form - Luxus, Kalkül und Astinenz

To be able to conceptualise the sound of Western art music, writings on music revolved for decades almost obsessively around form. From the early 19th century until well into the 1970s, it was on the level of compositional organisation that the search for musical identity took place…

Buchcover Das Rauschen

There’s no such thing as absolute silence. What we now consider a trite truism, has been borne by music as a kind of burdensome legacy since John Cage posed his radical questions about sounds. However, if silence is fiction, there has got to be a grey area worthy of research. There is nowhere…

Buchcover Bilder - Verbot und Verlangen in Kunst und Musik

For the third time in six years musikprotokoll presents a collection of essays that reflect the close link between artistic production and theory construction. Following Das Rauschen (Wolke Verlag, Hofheim 1995) and Form – Luxus, Kalkül und Abstinenz (Pfau Verlag, Saabrücken…

Buchcover Europäische Meridiane. Neue Musik-Territorien in Europa.

Christian Scheib and Susanna Niedermayr. A co-production of line_in:line_out and musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst. Translation: Friederike Kulcsar, John Wójtowicz, Kimi Lum. PFAU Verlag, Saarbrücken, 2002. Box set containing two bilingual books (German/English).  

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Buchcover Übertragung - Transfer - Metapher

“And yet we did not always die where we thought we would be buried. The solution to the problem lay in transference, in translation.” This strange and many other more obvious aspects illuminate, through detailed analysis, the how and why of the phenomenon of transference of many an intriguing…