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AMAZING MAZE - Interactive Internet Concert
By Karlheinz Essl, forwarded

[ Dr. Essl was formerly a subscriber to MMD, but left to continue
 [ his development of real-time composition controlled by humans !
 [ I was very impressed with the demonstration program he provided
 [ us about a year ago.  -- Robbie

AMAZING MAZE (1996 ff.) -- An interactive real-time composition for
sampled sound particles and live performers, controlled by Internet
users, will be broadcast live on Thursday, 18 Sept. 1997, 10:17 - 12:00 PM
MET, on Austrian Radio Oe1 (92.0 MHz), and also live-broadcast on the
Internet via RealAudio at

Another manifestation of the work-in-progress AMAZING MAZE (1996 ff.) at

will be presented as a 2 hours live concerts at the Austrian Radio which
will be broadcast on the Internet via RealAudio.  7 musicians from
different musical contexts, experimental improvisers and composers, will
perform the piece together.

The constellations of musicians playing together will be determined by a
random-driven computer program which in turn is being triggered by Internet
users -- please refer to the following URL for more information:


     David Ender (A):           ethnic strings & wind instruments
     Helmut Neugebauer (A):     saxophone, flute & live-electronics
     Elisabeth Flunger (I):     percussions
     Peter Panay (AUS):         E-guitar
     Mary Oliver (USA):         violin & viola
     Richard Barrett (GB):      sampler
     Karlheinz Essl (A):        computer & live-electronics

CRESTON control interface: Walter Thornton (MOCOM)
Internet programming: Volker Christian (courtesy of Virtual Feedback)
sound engineers: Karl Petermichl, Christian Sodl
presentation: Reinhard Kager

Live concert:  ORF Wien, Grosser Sendesaal, Argentinierstr. 30 a,
A-1040 Vienna.  Entrance: 21:45 (free)

Dr. Karlheinz Essl

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(Message sent Thu 11 Sep 1997, 20:31:15 GMT, from time zone GMT+0200.)

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