Hörbeispiel: Surfaces in reflections

 

Hörbeispiel: High and Low

 

 

 

Hörbeispiel: havet

 

Hörbeispiel: complaint variation I

 


 

Hörbeispiel: wild forms II

 

Filmmusik

super8:

liminal walking:

biosynthax:


Synthoriental:

 

CDs


Lightscape

 

Christof dares to express himself, where others dare not easy to go, his guitar techniques are superb, and his music is very reflecting and intimate, Henk te Veldhuis –Bridge Guitar Reviews.

 

  1. Fantasia
  2. Fantasie-Improvisation
  3. Hidden Fortress
  4. Grünes Echo
  5. Surfaces in reflections
  6. Fuge BWV 1000
  7. Valsa sem nome
  8. Variation über ein nordestinisches Volkslied
  9. Double BWV 1002
  10. Akademie #1
  11. Akademie  #2
  12. Akademie #3
  13. Akademie#4
  14. High and Low

 

Total 61:19

 

Christof Vonderau - guitar
Wu Wei - sheng
Laurentiu Dinca - violine


recorded 28th/29th of April 2001 Studio des Filmorchesters Babelsberg, Berlin
sound engineer: Eberhard Hinz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Polar

 

All before me lies bathed in the strong light of sun and sea, forming a dazzling contrast to the land behind me. Here lies the flat, marshy tundra, apparently a land of dead monotony, but in reality a plain realm, with the life of the plain in game and sounds; a lowland which, unbroken by any range of hills, extends through a world of rivers and lakes to places with a distant ring,…“

(Knud Rasmussen)

 

The seemingly improvised music provides rooms although for the listener, the immanent topic is ambivalence, demonstrating that contradictions can harmonically coexist by making them clearly apparent.

(FAZ 96)

 

  1. soria moria
  2. ad narragonia
  3. panorama
  4. wild forms
  5. blaues abendlicht
  6. havet
  7. tarleton variation
  8. polar
  9. prelude
  10. mr.dowland’s midnight
  11. complaint
  12. quatro diferencias
  13. wellen
  14. complaint variation I
  15. variation II
  16. mittsommer                           

 

Total : 40:56

 

Christof Vonderau - guitar


Recorded 15th/16th of January 1996 at the Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin
sound engineer: Eberhard Hinz
cover art: Paul Pfarr, design: Bengsch Werbeagentur

 

 

Cave Painting

 

Seven Compositions consisting of ethno- jazz and classical elements. Soundpaintings, documenting the long time co-operation between Christof Vonderau  (guitar) and Stanislaw Michalak(Bass) expanded by Nirankar Khalsa’s (Archie Shepp, Arthur Blythe) world-percussion.  Modern trio-music as a sound reminiscence to archaic cave painting.

 

  1. synthax
  2. wild forms II
  3. distant voices
  4. wild forms III
  5. silhouette
  6. panorama
  7. akademie #2                        

 

Total: 51.00

 

Christof Vonderau - guitar
Stanislaw Michalak - doublebass
Nirankar Khalsa - percussion


Recorded 17th of April 1997 at the Hochschule der Künste, Berlin
sound engineer: Matthias Schwab, Elmar Schwinn
mastering. Schalloran Tonstudio, Berlin
distributor: sunny moon.