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Voices & Songs
© A. Kolkowski

Christopher Fox

Recorded in London, July 28th 2011. Urtext Urtext is part of my Catalogue irraisoné, a collection of 12 pieces for solo voice which I wrote between 1999 and 2000. In turn Catalogue irraisoné is part of my ensemble installation Everything…

© Berthold Schneider

Phil Minton

Recorded in Berlin on June 6th 2003  Voice Phil Minton comes from Torquay. He played trumpet and sang with the Mike Westbrook Band in the early 1960s, then in dance and rock bands in Europe for the later of part…

© Anja Fuchs

Harald Muenz

Recorded in London on May 28th  2010 Extract from deChiffrAGE – for a sight-reading speaker and chance-controlled live text transformation (1993- ) During the course of a performance of deChiffrAGE, a laptop computer transforms a pre-existing text according to a number…

Bohman Brothers

Bohman Brothers

Recorded at Wilton’s Music Hall, London, November 5th, 2010. Found Texts London based Jonathan and Adam Bohman aka the Bohman Brothers, are known for their unique experimental sound based live performances which use found objects, text and an innumerable array…

Home Recording from 1912

Home Recording from 1912

  Transcribed to digital format in March 2011.   A jovial, informally-made recording found in an Edison blank cylinder box. Written on the underside of the box is “Xmas 1912” and other illegible writing which might read “First Impressions”.  A…

Elaine Mitchener

Elaine Mitchener

Recorded on 5th April 2011 in London. Vocals -Triple Wax Inscriptions Elaine started singing as a youngster in gospel groups & choirs and graduated from Trinity College of Music, where her interest in new music for the voice began. She…

Photo © Caroline Forbes

Ute Wassermann

Recorded July 15th 2009 at St. Peter’s Church, Whitstable. Voice In 2009 I had the chance (thanks to Evan Parker) to spend a day recording duos (voice & birdcall whistles / strohviola & musical saw) with Aleks Kolkowski in St….

Photo © A. Kolkowski

Spanish Language Cylinder

Photo © A. Kolkowski Entremeses (hors d’oeuvre) From a collection of early home- recordings with readings from foreign language-learning course books. The record has been made by a native speaker and it’s my guess that this one-of-a-kind cylinder was made…

Rexine

Rexine

Recorded 30th June, 2010. Paper Dolls Rexine are: cathy – bass emma – vocals + guitar graeme – drums shona – guitar Rexine are based in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, U.K. The promoters of a recent gig described them as: “Three girls and…

Lore Lixenberg

Lore Lixenberg

Recorded in London on 3rd December 2010. Solo Voice Lore Lixenberg has performed widely in opera, concert repertoire and music-theatre, and works with many leading composers. She has performed internationally at many festivals including Salzburg, Lucerne, Donaueschingen, Aldeburgh, Witten, Edinburgh and…