Radiodream - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9512-2
  • Barcode: 614427951229
  • German Release: 28/10/2011
  • Genre: Crossover

Das radio.string.quartet.vienna sprengt die Grenzen des modernen Streichquartetts und nimmt den Hörer mit auf einen Streifzug durch die Nacht, voller verborgener Empfindungen und Sehnsüchte, Fantasien und Alpträume. Großes Kino zum Hören, so intensiv und eindringlich wie zart und zerbrechlich.

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It’s difficult to live in Vienna without encountering Sigmund Freud at some point. radio.string.quartet.vienna have also been influenced by the famous psychoanalyst as showcased on their latest album, radiodream, a musical expedition through the realm of our dreams from the most innovative contemporary string quartet around.“What would a whole night of dreams sound like?” This is how violinist and composer Bernie Mallinger summed up the starting point for the dream project - a night full of hidden feelings and desires, fantasies and nightmares. And the next question: “Can we find a language for all these scenarios?” Radiodream is an imaginary journey with 14 very different stops. “The music gets its emotional strength from the different layers of the subconscious, which is very similar to the process of dreaming,” explains cellist Asja...

line up

Bernie Mallinger / violin, vocals
Igmar Jenner / violin
Cynthia Liao / viola, (erhu on 04)
Asja Valcic / cello

Recording Information

Produced by radio.string.quartet.vienna
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch

Recorded by Christoph Burgstaller at Clipwerk, Vienna, March 2011

02, 05, 06, 07, 08 & 09 sound design by Martin Koller. Other tracks mixed by Christoph Burgstaller, final sound design & special effects by Martin Koller. On 11: Sound design, remix, rearranging and “Mr. Wolf” (for vocal production) by Martin Koller, all sounds created with violin, viola, cello, vocals & transistor radio noise.