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Tonstudio – Christoph Amann

live recording session #125

Samstag, 06.03.2010


Anthea Caddy – Cello
Magda Mayas – Piano

Anthea Caddy and Magda Mayas are a cello and piano duo based in Berlin, Germany.
Focussed primarily on the extension of the instrument utilising extended techniques and a heightened acoustic sensibility the duo creates a ‘total sound world’.
The duo has performed in Europe in recent years and toured the USA in trio with Annette Krebs in 2009.

www.myspace.com/­antheacaddyandmagdamayas

 



MAGDA MAYAS is a pianist and curator currently based in Berlin, Germany. After studying jazz and improvisation in Berlin she began to develop a specific set of techniques for inside-piano performance. Magda has concentrated her musical investigations on the piano and its sonic possibilities, utilizing extended techniques, amplification and preparations as a process of abstraction, whilst focusing on the physicality of both internal and external parts of the piano.

ANTHEA CADDY is a cellist and artist from Melbourne, Australia. Exploiting the cello’s textural, spatial and dynamic capabilities her performances are informed by the relationship between digital composition, environmental field recording, and acoustic performance. 
Anthea often records her cello in unusual spaces using various microphone placements and the surrounding environment to highlight and abstract her performance. These recordings become the basis for her composition and installation work.

 

Selected productions

  • Koehne Quartett – Neue Saiten
    KoehneQuartettNeueSaiten

    ein_klang_records 008- 2003 -www.einklangrecords.com

  • LUCIA RONCHETTI – Drammaturgie
    0013232KAI_Ronchetti_webcover

    Kairos - 0013232KAI -2012 – Kairos Musik Catalogue No.: EAN Code: 9120010281860 Artist(s): Arditti Quartet, Susanne Leitz-Lorey, Andreas Fischer, Hannah Weirich, Erik Borgir, Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart Composer(s): Lucia Ronchetti Recording Date: Jan. 2008 Recording Venue: Studio Siemens-Villa, Berlin-Lankwitz Release: June 2012 Final CD-Master: Christoph Amann