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Make Music NY is a live, free musical celebration on June 21, the longest day of the year, with over 1,000 concerts on streets, sidewalks, and parks across the five boroughs.

The underlying idea of Clepsydra is to draw from electronic music experience to write for chamber ensemble, and “Sample And Hold” techniques provide rich material to draw from.

Take part in a massive ensemble of electronic instruments! Using flashcards and hand signs, Hans Tammen has worked with large ensembles using electronic instruments for way over a decade. As part of this year’s Make Music NY at NYU, we will work with any electronics that make sound.

It's the thirteenth year of Screen Compositions; in Chinese culture (and we're in Chinatown) 13 is very lucky and means "definitely vibrant"; so this 2017 edition presents a most definitely vibrant collection of intersections of moving image with sonic art; a program of screen works representing dynamic two-way collaborations between video/film artists and sound/music artists specifically intended for single-channel projection with no live or performance component

RADIO WONDERLAND's Joshua Fried has curated another diverse night of adventurous new music that's truly danceable. Dance music legend Peter Gordon, virtuoso new music mainstay Todd Reynolds, avant hip-hop producer ewonee join RADIO WONDERLAND and a brand new trio with Fried, Hans Tammen and Izzi Ramkissoon: The Ramkissoon Tammen Fried Machine, or RTFM!

A red airplane blanket emerges from between the legs of a woman, evoking the pouring forth of blood. Her slow movements, created by merging a sequence of stills, are strange and distorted, but exhibit unmistakably the effort and strain of a woman giving birth. With difficulty, a dead 3D bird is born, and then another, with plastic twisted through their stomachs.

"Case Study: The Endangered Guitar" is included in a book published by Springer Singapore: Musical Instruments in the 21st Century - Identities, Configurations, Practices. Editors: Bovermann, T., de Campo, A., Egermann, H., Hardjowirogo, S.-I., Weinzierl, S. (Eds.). (c) 2017.

Concert in Essen, with Lars Kukliski - tp, Dimitri Markitantov - as, Ferdinand Rexforth - ts, Rudi Scheipner - bcl/cl/ts, Romel Stoica - tb, Martin Lelgemann - ep, Michael Koball - vibes, Mark Meier - g, Joker Nies - electronics, Andreas Pientka - eb, Tarik Dosdogru - dr

The Endangered Guitar is featured at SoundTrips NRW in December 2016 and in a few other concerts and lectures. Plus, the tour starts off with Third Eye Orchestra's Ruhr Edition.