Zvuky Prahy / Sounds of Prague

terénní nahrávky, zvukové umění, rádio, zvukové procházky
field recordings, sound art, radio, sound walks

Pitchforks in the Czech Museum of Music

Creator: laso (Stanislav Abrahám)
Submitted: 2008-08-08
Recorded: 2007-03-05
Licence: Creative Commons Licence
Download: 080805144640.mp3

A fragment of the recordings of a sound performance for 15 lydes, 7 pitchforks and two vacuumcleaners, peformed in the hall of Museum of Czech Music in Karmelitská and continuing as a marching band between the Museum and the building of Academy of Performing Arts on Malostranské náměstí. The event was part of the program of a exhibition Orbis Pictus curated by Petr Nikl. The Lyde is designed by Dan Senn,Newsence.We amateurs gathered just before the performance and we played the instruments standing on two floors of the ambits of the main hall of the space a former church. The acoustics provided for the improvized music a resonant environment. After we walked on the street and walked to the Academy of Performing Arts.muzeum ceske hudbypampaedia