Hooters & Tooters

August 2009

Not the same old song

The Hupophone and the Sound Hoover are strange acoustic creatures whose sounds and forms come straight from the self-styled Viennese ‘Noise Master’, Hans Christian Tschiritsch. This travelling minstrel’s journeys have taken him from the caves of Granada to southern Siberia, with his inventive ambition concentrated on the sound experience rather than perfect instrument making.
Painting of Hans Tschiritsch; photo: KRAMAR
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