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Show 496: LOS GRITOS DE MEXICO – The Cries of Mexico (Radio Corax/Felix Blume)

Mexico – A noisy city for most; Blume would like to transform it in a sonorous city.
The street sellers make the voices of the polyphonic choir, the small bell from the ice cream seller substitutes the triangle from the orchestra, and the hammering of the protesters on the metallic wall are the percussions.
In Mexico City, people shout to be heard, they shout their rage against the cops, they shout at the ‘lucha libre’ fights, they shout together ¡ Viva Mexico ! to feel united, and during a demonstration they also shout ¡Viva Mexico ! People shout in church, they pray together or alone, whispering in the silent night.
The thunder booms: nobody can shout at the storm, and the rain cleans the silent city.
A solo voice after the rain, and the choir resumes gradually. Continue reading

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Show 354: music for animals by Ralf Wendt

art for animals by Ralf Wendt developed for live-performance in october 2011, inside the festival kunst fuer tiere for Zoopark – these files are parts of longer compositions for different beasts in the zoopark. We listen to sounds for elefants, … Continue reading

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