Zwitscher-Maschine is a piece for piano quartet, soprano and twitter feed.
Zwitscher-Maschine is built around 120 tweets, each lasting roughly 20 seconds. The speech melodies of the texts are transformed into music, some sung, some purely instrumental. Read more about the piece at: rudigermeyer.com/music/zwitscher-maschine
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During performance it is possible to follow the texts live in time to the music via the twitteropera Twitter feed: @zwttropera.
Alternatively, if you aren’t a twitter user, you can follow the texts on my website, which also provides further information on the text credits and sources: rdgr.me/t
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Performed at IGNM Zürich 25.09.16 by the Mondrian Ensemble:
Ivana Pristašová, Violine
Petra Ackermann, Viola
Karolina Öhman, Cello
Tamriko Kordzaia, Klavier
Irina Ungureanu, Sopran