The colors of Salzburg

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© Alrun Pacher

Establishing a similarity between the harmonic sequences in W. A. Mozart's Phantasia in C minor (KV 475) and the color chords of Salzburg was the starting point and program of the artistic-scientific cooperation project that brought together selected students of the University Mozarteum Salzburg and young people as well as adults from the class "Sound and Color" of the Landesmusikschule Bad Ischl.

Phantasia in C minor, KV 475

A project by
Alrun Pacher

Musical interpretation
Tzu-Yu Yang (fortepiano)

Based on the thesis that analogy-building in the visualization of impressions evoked by the encounter with Mozart's music can deepen and refine perception, a short film on Mozart's Phantasia will be created. The film will be based on artistically edited photos taken by the students, who were additionally inspired by Georg Trakl's color-poetic view of Salzburg and Marina Abramovi ć s transcending homage to Mozart with a reference to the sky.

  • Concept & Direction: Alrun Pacher
  • Musical interpretation: Tzu-Yu Yang (fortepiano)
  • Assistance: Andreas Neubacher and Anna Hemetsberger
  • Artistic contributions: Class "Klang und Farbe", Landesmusikschule Bad Ischl (Oberösterreichisches Landesmusikschulwerk)
  • Sound recording: Sascha Tekale / Digital Media Department
  • Sound design: Erik Stocker
  • Video montage: Andreas Steger
  • Scientific supervision: Michaela Schwarzbauer

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