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Minimal Improvisation @ Performing Arts Festival 2016

by Gisbert Schürig After a long period or developing, rehearsing and refining we will finally and officially present Minimal Improvisation to the world on the 28th of May. Yeah, it´s the premiere! Come along and share this exciting moment – that is, 60 minutes – with us! Performing Minimal Improvisation for 60 minutes in Jagna    […]

Generative study (for jennie zimmermann)

generative study (for jennie zimmermann) by Gisbert Schürig on hearthis.at This music was generated by a set in ableton live that I put together. It is a combination of some maxforlive devices, mostly LFOs changing pitches and midi delays plus Robert Henke´s note modulator. Obviously, this is influenced by the music of Morton Feldman and    […]

Minimal Improvisation @ Somextro Falmouth 28. Oct 2016

by Gisbert Schürig Phyla will be part of the Somextro International Symposium for new music at Falmouth University in Cornwall, October the 28th 2016. We will offer a lecture/workshop on minimal improvisation and be part of the performance programme. Performers: Jennie Zimmermann Gisbert Schürig Naïma Ferré Vincenz Kokot Gali Kinkulkin

Exploring Minimal Improvisation in Lake Studios

by Gisbert Schürig Exploring Minimal Improvisation at Lake Studios Berlin with Naima Ferré, Gali Kinkulkin, Vincenz Kokot, Gisbert Schürig & Jennie Zimmermann. Recorded at February the 28th, 2016. In this set we were especially focusing on the combination of duo dynamics in the context of group dynamics. Previously we had been looking at either one    […]

Between the Sounds

by Gisbert Schürig Between the Sounds by Gisbert Schürig on hearthis.at Today I played for Elma Riza performing ‘Between the Lines#9’ at Raumteiler, Berlin. In the ‘Between the Lines’ series, Elma works with a limited sets of elements, applies a few rules to unfold an open process of performance and installation, exploring what comes along    […]

Minimal Improvisation at Earthdance

by Jennie In January I spend a fantastic time at Earthdance, an artist-run workshop and residency center in the white and frozen woods of Massachussets. I participated in the 3 week Intensive January Workshop with Nancy Stark Smith focusing on contact improvisation and related improvised dance work. I deeply enjoyed this time among other beautiful    […]

Beats for whirling

TAKE OFF (ACUD) 2 by Gisbert Schürig on hearthis.at Second part of the electronic improvisations for the whirling dancers from Take Off night November 14th 2015 at ACUD, Berlin. This one is rather percussive and rhythmic. All done in Ableton live, using quiet a few of the wonderful maxforlive devices the makers share so generously.    […]

Electronics & Throat singing from Take Off

TAKE OFF (ACUD) 1 by Gisbert Schürig on hearthis.at This is the first part of live electronics for the Take Off Whirling night November 14th 2015 at ACUD, Berlin. Nearly one and a half hours of improvised electronic music plus voice, especially throat singing by myself. No editing. Enjoy.

Recycled cycles for circlers

WhirlingSession2 17/1/16 ‘Cinematic Minimalism’ by Gisbert Schürig on hearthis.at First: the second track recorded at the January Whirling Atelier in MimeCentrum Berlin. This one features less improvisation than previous tracks for whirling, it´s a variation on a short arpeggio reminiscent of some classic Minimal Music – or should i say I´m ripping off Philip Glass,    […]

Electronic Whirling Atelier Series 2016

by Gisbert Schürig Every other month I will be playing live electronic music at Naima Ferré´s Whirling Atelier. Listen here to previous sets for whirling dates & times: 17/1 – 16:00-19:00 20/3 – 17:00-20:00 15/5 – 16:00-19:00 10/7 – 16:00-19:00 The Whirling Atelier with dancer Naïma Ferré offers a unique space to try out the    […]