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Whirling through July

by Gisbert Schürig This month I´m involved in several events related to the whirling practice: First, 10th of July, the last edition of Naïma Ferré´s Whirling Atelier before the summer break. Me, I´m offering electronic sounds for you whirling around. Listen to this track recorded at a previous Whirling Atelier to get an impression of    […]

Whirling Atelier Video

by Gisbert Schürig Here it is, the video teaser for Naïma Ferré´s monthly Whirling Atelier! Have a look to see what this is about and – if you are in Berlin – don´t hesitate to come along and try it out, look for dates at the link above. The footage was shot by me during    […]

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.    […]

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,    […]

2 hours of music from ‘Take Off’

Take Off by Gisbert Schürig on hearthis.at Improvised Electronic music for ‘Take Off – a night of whirling and minimal improvisation’. Recorded live April 18th at Mime Centrum, Bethanien, Berlin. I improvised this set supporting dancers spinning around their axis for hours, inspired by the whirling tradition of sufi dervishes. The set was preceded by    […]

Minimalist electronic music for whirling

Repetitive music for the repetitive movements of whirling. Recorded at Naïma Ferré´s ‘Whirling Atelier’, Tatwerk Berlin, 4/11/15. Unlike the other tracks for whirling this one was edited. The track was improvised together with vocal loops by Jennie Zimmermann and live percussion by Sebastian Flaig, both were not recorded. The remaining track is pretty minimalist, very    […]

New music for whirling

Three tracks of repetitive electronic music recorded at Naïma Ferré´s Whirling Atelier, Kunstquartier Bethanien, March, 8th 2015. It was great to play while the dancers were circling around, looking very much forward to the next time! The sounds and the setup I used are very similar to the sets for whirling I did before and    […]

Electronic Music for Whirling

by Gisbert Schürig I improvised these two tracks live at Naïma Ferré´s Whirling Atelier last saturday. While the first was accompanying the first try to dive into the whirl during that session, the second one was a nonstop one hour ride of whirling and it was great fun to develope that music while the dancers    […]