Simon Rose | Schmetterling | Not Two Records

The recording was made between 10 and 12.30 am on 27* April, 2010 at St. Joseph Krankenhaus (psychiatric hospital) Berlin-Weissensee in an extraordinary, boat shaped hall with a wooden structure in the high ceiling. Elmar Susse suggested the space and recorded using a pair of Neumann microphones. The building is surrounded by trees and plants and bird song may be clearly heard in the quieter parts. There is no post-production treatment of the sound, which represents the saxophone sound in that space, without editing. The saxophone is a 1932 Conn. Continue reading