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plays Christian Morgenstern  
 
artist: Meinrad Kneer's Phosphoros Ensemble
 
album: plays Christian Morgenstern
 
reference: UTR 4614
 
release date: 26.06.2015
 
running time: 61:04
 
line-up: Almut Kühne âEUR" voice
Uli PleÃ"Ymann âEUR" reciting voice
Frank Gratkowski âEUR" clarinet & bass clarinet
Kathrin Pechlof âEUR" harp
Meinrad Kneer âEUR" double bass

 
credits: Aufnahmedatum: May 10 & September 5, 2014
Aufnahmestudio: Studio H2 & P4, Berlin DE
Track 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 10, 12, 15 by Meinrad Kneer.
Track 2, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 14, 16 by Almut Kühne, Uli PleÃ"Ymann, Frank Gratkowski, Kathrin Pechlof & Meinrad Kneer
©BUMA/STEMRA 2015
All poems by Christian Morgenstern (1871 - 1914)
Recorded May 10 & September 5, 2014 at Studio H2 & P4, Berlin by Marco Birkner
Mixing and Sound Design by Marco Birkner
Photo and images by laziapazza
Cover Design by Theres Windmüller
Produced by Meinrad Kneer

Special Thanks to Almut Kühne, Kathrin Pechlof, Uli PleÃ"Ymann, Frank Gratkowski, Sara Ercoli, Marco Birkner, Gerhard Hofmann, Lothar Ohlmeier, Peter Van Huffel & laziapazza

 
liner notes: His fascination with Christian MorgensternâEURTMs (1871-1914) work inspired Meinrad Kneer, the initiator of this project, to start up a new collective named Phosphoros Ensemble. On one hand, KneerâEURTMs compositions are interpreted sensitively yet theatrically by singer Almut Kühne and on the other hand, Uli PleÃ"YmannâEURTMs recitations, which are equally expressive as they are musical, are embedded in the collective improvisations of the ensemble. The unusual instrumentation of (bass-)clarinet, harp and double bass, gives the writerâEURTMs poems as well as the voices much space for development. Text and composition, improvisation and recitation interlock and interweave to form a new whole.

 
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