26.04.2018 - Zubin Kanga, Podium Festival, Esslingen
08.05.2018 - Zubin Kanga, City University, London
02.06.2018 - Zubin Kanga, Klang Festival, Copenhagen
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“Wiki-Piano.Net” is piece for piano and the internet community. It is composed by everyone. At every time. The composition is notated as an editable Wiki internet page and is subject to constant change and fluctuation. When visiting the website wiki-piano.net everybody can see the current state of the piece and make alterations. The website allows the visitor to place media content, comments, audio and picture in the piece as well as traditional score editing.
The concert performances of the piece take the current state of the website as the score. Hence no performance will ever be the same. Through the editing process of the community new versions of the piece will constantly evolve.
In order to perform the piece you use the webpage as the score and perform the current (or almost current) version of the score. For this you use the performance mode of the website here: wiki-piano.net/performance. This mode displays the score in a more readable fashion. You can use a foot pedal to jump from section to section so that no interaction with the laptop is necessary. A second browser window is synchronized with the web score and displays all media content (like embedded video etc.). This second window is displayed on the projector. A detailed tech rider for the piece can be found here.
Concept, Composition © Alexander Schubert
commissioned by Zubin Kanga
WIKI.PIANO.NET is part of the fellowship program #bebeethoven, a project by PODIUM Esslingen for the Beethoven anniversary 2020, supported by the Federal Cultural Foundation.
UI + UX: Christoph Lohse / Büro für Exakte Ästhetik
Webdevelopment: Dominic Osterried
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