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JULIUS, ROLF - Fьr einen kleinen See

Format: CD
Label & Cat.Number: Because Tomorrow Comes btw 05 c
Release Year: 2003
Note: back in stock this nice drone/microsound/sound-sculpture album by the German installation-artist who died Jan. 2011, created for a small lake and other natural objects
Price (incl. 19% VAT): €14.50

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Very carefully created Drone / Microsound-album from this german sound-artist, who combines his beautiful acoustics (mainly derived from field recordings) with "the gaze" of colours, objects, etc. - for many of his exhibited sound-sculptures the visual quality plays an important role too. For example, colours can fill in the gaps of a musical composition. So he also creates pieces for certain "objects" of the nature, like a small lake or a certain landscape. The music consists of drones and tiny bits & pieces of sound....

"Rolf Julius' works are always catalyzers for increasing attention to the things surrounding us. This has secured Julius an unmistakable place in the spectrum of contemporary art. He for himself is more influenced by people like Wittgenstein or John Cage...In a world meanwhile overflowing with artworks in energetic brush strokes and equipment playing fortissimo, his works murmur visually and acoustically as if they had always been present. The small sounds can originate in musical instruments, they can be natural sounds, and Julius often works with simple things such as buzzers. For Julius music is everywhere. It isn't important which sound-producing devices he uses. Julius often uses them in contradiction to the normal method..." [label info]