Moritz von Oswald – Silencio

“This short documentary accompanies Moritz von Oswald on the journey to his album Silencio and searches for an answer to the question if synthesizers can sing.

The compositions were written in Moritz von Oswald’s Berlin studio on classic synthesizers, such as the EMS VCS3 and the Moog Model 15. These abstract recordings were transcribed to sheet music for choir by Berlin-based Finnish composer and pianist, Jarkko Riihimäki and performed by Vocalconsort Berlin in Ölberg church in the city’s Kreuzberg district, only few meters down the road from where Dubplates & Mastering and Hard Wax opened their doors for music enthusiasts for many years so long.

The recordings of the choral versions were then incorporated into the synthesized parts….”



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