XCD-013 C-Schulz – 4. Film Ton
4. Film Ton has a filmic quality that creates vivid images of mystery and intrigue. Unlike most sound tracks which rely heavily on the visuals, the music by C-SCHULZ creates its own narrative which carries the listener on an enthralling journey. “Pforte”, the reworking of “Il Portiere di Notte”, (The Night Porter), a song written by Danielle Paris as the theme for the film directed by Liliana Cavani, is a highlight of this evocative album.
C-SCHULZ is a classically trained oboeist who has branched into electronic instruments in the tradition of the renowned German artists of the 60’s, namely CAN, CLUSTER, NEU and STOCKHAUSEN. CHRISTOPH KAHSE is a pianist of mutual ability and intent who has worked previously with C-SCHULZ on other singles projects. “4. Film Ton” represents a major collaboration in composition and musical ideas to achieve a seamless
The ability of “4. Film Ton” to draw the listener inside the music is a rare event, unfolding on many levels with repeated listenings. “4. Film Ton” is a seductive and imaginative experience.
1. Platze Part 1 [1:20]
2. Part 2 [2:02]
3. Part 3 [1:48]
4. Ich Lausche Dem Rauschen [4:23]
5. Gala [4:23]
6. Ufer Part 1 [4:14]
7. Part 2 [4:18]
8. Fluter [4:59]
9. Brucke [2:34]
10. Uberland [2:47]
11. Unterland [5:27]
12. Pforte* [3:54]
C-Schulz: Oboe, MIDI-Saxophone, Electronics
Christoph Kahse: Piano, Synthesizer, Programming
Kai Stowasser: Viola
Martin Kollbau: Acoustic Bass
Lucas Wernze: Cello
Marcus Schmickler: Guitar
Thomas Sieger: Trombone
Composed by C-Schulz and Christoph Kahse.
Except *, based on “Il Portiere Di Notte” (The Night Porter), Written by Danielle Paris, Published by C.A.M. S.R.I. Italia.
Recorded and mixed by C-Shulz and Christoph Kahse at Krone-Studios, Koln, 1991.
Photographs by C-Shulz and Frank Dommert
I would like to thank all of the people who have encouraged me: The musicians, Frank Dommert, Nina Hein, Roger Richards, and the nice people from C.U. Later-Studios, Koln.