The Vienna Acousmonium in the West of Austria

Within the framework of the Schallwende portrait concerts 2021, festival for new music

September 17, 2021
Theater am Saumarkt, Mühletorpl. 1, 6800 Feldkirch

10 a.m. Workshop for school students

7 p.m. Joint presentation of the workshop results

8.15 p.m. Portrait concert Thomas Gorbach



Embodied Gestures: Sculpting Sonic Expression into Musical Artifacts

with Enrique Tomàs & Thomas Gorbach
and school students of the Music High School Feldkirch

Participants can discover musical expression in digital musical instruments. The digital musical instruments used were created as part of a research project.

Video documentation for the research project “Embodied Gestures”

19:00 Uhr: At the end of the workshop, the students present their results.

Portrait concert Thomas Gorbach

The Vienna Acousmonium will be installed for the event space of the Theater am Saumarkt. Thomas Gorbach will interpret his own works as well as pieces by other acousmatic artists. The concert will conclude with a live act in which Thomas Gorbach and Enrique Tomàs will improvise on the digital instruments created in the research project.

Thomas Gorbach | Viola Sylvestris (lat. Wood violet | 16’42” | 2015 | stereo)
Voice: Claudia Haber, Commissioned work of the Nationalpark Gesäuse and Made for Admont, Museum of the Benediktinerstift Admont

Elsa Justel | Cercles et Surfaces (14’53” | 2013 | octophone)
Order of French art section and GRM/Paris
Interpretation: Angela Lau

Thomas Gorbach | Flash Rust (9’37” | stereo)


Caroline Profanter | Créatures Composites (11’00” | 2020 | stereo)

Thomas Gorbach | Four Variations with Ribbed Sounds (9’22” | 2014 | stereo)
Interpretation: Angela Lau

Enrique Tomàs & Thomas Gorbach | BendRotation Nr. 3
Instant Composing für NoisyRotation Instrument & Bending Instrument
Mixing Desk: Angela Lau

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