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Fairies and giants, a sorcerer's apprentice and dancing birds, magical places and crazy machines. Under the headline "Magic Music Box", we want to publish a fine selection of our repertoire on a CD. This september we recorded everything on the Seifert-organ in the Cathedral of Hildesheim. All pieces are our own transcriptions of colorful, early 20th century masterpieces. completed with a new composition by Franz Danksagmüller, which will celebrate it's debut as the titular piece.
5,530 €
Charlott Roth
Charlott Roth Projektberater "Excellent crowd financing round, I am curious how this project will continue."
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 Magic Music Box, CD-Production
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About this project

Funding period 10/2/21 2:59 PM - 12/2/21 11:59 PM
Realisation 09/2021 bis 07/2022
Start level 3,400 €

Aufnahme, CD-Master, Vertrieb, Orgelstimmung, Transport, Übernachtung, Fotos

Category Music
City Hildesheim

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What is this project all about?

Our adaptations sound colorful, orchestral, surprising, multi-dimensional, they are fun and are supposed to make you want to experience and discover the organ live. At the same time the famous orchestral works appear in an unheard fashion. Finally we are both great fans of stories which is why all recorded pieces are set in magical worlds:

Paul Dukas:
Der Zauberlehrling (1897)

Maurice Ravel:
aus: „Ma mère l'oye" (1910) (Mutter Gans):
Les entretiens (Die Schöne und das Biest)
Le jardin féerique (Der märchenhafte Garten)

Franz Danksagmüller:
Kalliope - Magic Music Box (2021)

Edward Elgar:
aus: „The wand of youth":
Fairies and Giants (Feen und Riesen)
The tame bear (Der zahme Bär)

Igor Stravinsky:
aus der Ballettmusik „Der Feuervogel" (1910):
Introduktion, Kastscheis Garten, Auftritt und Tanz des Feuervogels -
Rundtanz - Wiegenlied und Finale

What is the project goal and who is the project for?

This project is for all fans of classical music and those wanting to become one.

Why would you support this project?

In today's CD-productions of classical music, the financial risk lies almost completely with the artists. At the same time, there are little options for a private individual to get public funding. As young musicians at the beginning of their career, this project is as much a creative investment as it is a financial venture. You can help us minimize this risk. The more money we collect here, the easier our path up to publication will get.
If nothing else music needs an audience - the difficulties of the last months demonstrated this yet again. We would be extremely glad to have an "organ-crowd" by our side.

How will we use the money if the project is successfully funded? 

The collected money will be used to pay the recording, costs of production, costs of sales, distribution and marketing, tuning the organ and many smaller things like transportation, accommodation, pictures and so on.

Who are the people behind the project?

We, the Organ-Duo Marion and Lars, created this project, planned and executed it. Genuin Classics/Leipzig is our partner as our label, the recording was made by Johannes Endl. Prof Franz Danksagmüller contributed a great deal by writing our titular piece.

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Franz Danksagmüller

Der Komponist und Organist Franz Danksagmüller vereint in seinen innovativen Projekten, Kompositionen und Live-Elektronik Performances ein weites künstlerisches Spektrum. In seiner Arbeit lotet er die Verbindung von historischer und neuer Musik sowie

Genuin Classics

GENUIN ist ein unabhängiges Klassik-Label und ein mobiles Klassik-Tonstudio in Leipzig. Das Wort „genuin“ kommt aus dem Lateinischen und bedeutet „angeboren, echt, unverfälscht“.

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