Gerhard Rühm - Verlautbarungen CD

Gerhard Rühm - Verlautbarungen CD

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Gerhard Rühm is an Austrian artist, author, and composer, known for his phonetic poetry and longform radio-plays. He is considered one of the most important artists of experimental poetry, and was a founding member of the “Wiener Gruppe", the first avant-garde movement in Austria, thus contributing decisively to the origin of the Vienna Actionism. Rühm belongs to the classics of modern German-language literature. Scores of new genres, such as “visual music”, “auditory poetry” and “gestural drawing”, are among his wide-ranging, heterogenous work that emerges from the interface of literature, visual art, and music.
CD presenting 37 solo text-pieces, phonetic poems and poetry duets (with Monika Lichtenfeld) written and composed between 1952 and 2010. Recorded 2011 at Piethopraxis Tonstudio, Cologne by Marcus Schmickler. Comes with 24 pages booklet with liner notes by Gerhard Rühm, in fullcolour 6-panel digipak.

Label: Tochnit Aleph

Genre: Experimental, Sound Art

Release: 2012