Sound stones? Klaus Fessmann, Professor at Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, has spent more than 15 years studying how stones can be used as instruments. Thanks to some elaborate workmanship and a unique playing method, sounds can be produced that appear to be emitted from far away. They initially have an uncanny, indescribable feel about them. The sounds reverberate in the room long after they have been produced because the sound of the stones does not contain any upper partial, or overtones, only pure sine tones. This makes them wholly unique in nature.
The KlangStein Ensemble, made up of Klaus Fessmann, Friedemann Dähn and Manfred Kniel, featuring Andrea Letzing, will perform a spectacular concert in the middle of the current exhibition ‘All Cannibals?’