Soundart - Klang als Medium der Kunst / Sound as a medium for art.
Curated by Peter Weibel and
Julia Gerlach
. Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie - ZKM Karlsruhe, 17. 3. 2012 – 6. 1. 2013

You are invited. A Landscape for John Cage & Dick Higgins. Installation commissioned by the ZKM, 2012
82 turntables, 87 record covers and records from The Temporary Soundmuseum Collection, 150 anonymised
records, loudspeakers.

Part of the records have been acquired by The Temporary Soundmuseum from the Dick Higgins estate, kindly made possible by Alison Knowles. On special display: Alan Hovhaness, John Cage: Piano Compositions, played by Maro Ajemian, Disc Company of America 3057/8, Set of two 78rpm Lps, 1947. Side D: John Cage. Amores I & IV, For prepared piano.
This is the first recording of a piece by John Cage and in all probability the first record of "new music".

Ben Vautier: TOTAL – Disque de musique. Signed by Vautier as Dick Higgins, Nice, édité par l?artiste, 1963
R. Murray Schafer: Hear the sounds go round – Dédicace. Flexidisc, Arcana editions Sound sheet, Recorded 1976-82, dedicated to Dick Higgins 'With best wishes from Murray 1983'. Record covers from the The Temporary Soundmuseum / The Dick Higgins Collection. ______________
Links ZKM:>>>>Soundart

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You are invited. Short film (vimeo), 16 min 15

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additional pictures
The John Cage recording of Amores 1947