#117 What is Wandelweiser?

Originally a German musical creation, Wandelweiser is a kind of extreme minimalism that is fast becoming popular with composers around the world. We talk with two of its creators, Jürg Frey and Eva-Maria Houben, about the phenomenal growth of this movement.

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters

Jürg Frey: More or Less Normal

Frey: 60 Pieces of Sound (excerpt)

Eva-Maria Houben: Von da, nach da (excerpt)
Houben, org.; Sebastian Jeuck, sax.; Rommel Ayoub, vln.
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Frey: Fragile Balance

Houben: Go and Stop (excerpt)
R. Andrew Lee, p.

Special thanks to the co-organizers of the Chicago Wandelweiser Festival, Peter Margasak and Nomi Epstein.

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