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Trommelsprachen - Languages of Drums

Research output: Non-textual formComposition

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCologne, NRW
Publisher or commissioning bodyAcht Brücken Festival, Cologne
Media of outputScore
StateAccepted/In press - 5 May 2017
EventAcht Brücken Festival - Köln, Germany


Commissioned by Siemens Foundation and Hans Neuhoff for Eight Bridges Festival, Cologne, Germany. Based on drum languages of India, Turkey and the Middle East, merged into a contemporary music context. For four percussion soloists and voice (V. Suresh, Fresco Zohar, Mısırlı Ahmet, Bodek Janke, Mariana Sodovska), with mixed cross-cultural ensemble. (90-100’)

Premiere 5 May, 2017, Philharmonic Hall, Acht Brücken Festival, Köln

    Research areas

  • Drumming, Drum languages, bendir, darbuka, percussion, contemporary music, intercultural, transcultural


Acht Brücken Festival

Duration5 May 2017 → …
Location of eventPhilharmonie Hall
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Event: Festival


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