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dates

  • My “Streichtrio” will be rehearsed and performed in the context of a class for contemporary music at Musikhochschule Münster. The concert will take place on July 28th 2017, 7:30 pm at Musikhochschule Münster.
  • “violin sidetracks” was selected for performance on klingt gut! symposium Hamburg (June 2017). I will performe it there at Mediencampus Hamburg, Finkenau, “Produktions Labor” (Groundfloor), Saturday, 9th of June, 12:30 pm.
  • Starting April 2017 I’m teaching “Algorithmic Notation” at Musikhochschule Lübeck
  • 10th of October 2016, 20:00, Hamburg, Stavenhagenhaus. Concert with multipercussionist Stefan Weinzierl as duo dockside experience. Amongst other pieces we play A Table. Free entrance!
  • 31st of August 2016, 21:30, Hamburg, Kampnagel KMH. Performance of a new version of violin sidetracks at SMC 2016 in Hamburg. Tickets. Immediate beforehand (20:00) great composer and friend Alexander Schubert will present his works!
  • 2nd of July 2016, 18:00, Hamburg, City Nord Park. EDEN.EDEN_ GARTEN DER LÜSTE C.N. [LANDSCAPE OF DESIRE]. Architectural Performance. Live-electronic improvisation.
  • 22nd of January 2016, Hamburg Hafen City, Meßmer Momentum. Premiere of kontra sidetracks for doublebass and live-electronics.

Newest Content

violin sidetracks (version 2016)
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Revised version June 2016, video recording of a rehearsal session. for violin, laptop, kinect camera and 5 DMX controled LED floodlights “violin sidetracks” is part of my “sidetracks” series, started in 2013 with “marimba sidetracks”. All pieces of this series … Read More

eden.eden
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eden.eden, 2.7.2016, City-Nord-Park Hamburg performance for violin, computer, architectural object and dancers Live-Performance for violin solo and Max for Live based electronics. A video made with a head camera worn by of one of the dancers can be found here Read More

kontra! sidetracks
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composed and programmed by Martin von Frantzius, 2016 Ronald Vitzhum, double bass Recording of premiere with elements of rehearsal (sound only) – Meßmer Momentum, Hamburg Hafen City, 22.01.2016 kontra! sidetracks for double bass and computer is part of the composers’ … Read More

A Table
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Pia Maria Martin, A Table, excerpt, stop motion film, 2 channel, Super 16 mm cameras. 5:32 minutes Edition of 5 + 1 A.P. The music for A Table was composed 2015 für violin, kitchen utensils, drums / effect instruments and … Read More

dockside blue
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for alto saxophone, e-violin, vibraphone/drums and computer Video of premiere: November 28th, 2014, Meßmer Momentum Hamburg, as part of the series “dockside experience” alto sax – Josef Steiner e-violin – Martin von Frantzius vibraphone/drums – Stefan Weinzierl “Neue Musik” meets … Read More

well tempered vibes for disklavier
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Piece for self-playing piano, controlled (“composed”) in realtime. Software built with cycling74 Max. Premiere: February 13th, 2006, HfMT-Hamburg, concert „DUET FOR ONE – DISKLAVIERKOMPOSITIONEN“ A chord-generator produces four-voiced chords according to changing rule-sets. For all these chords, a virtual fundamental … Read More