Simon Bahr


Remote Control

midi-keyboard, midi-piano, electronic sounds


Remote Control is an invitation for the performer to switch back and forth between performing and listening: All 49 keys of a midi-keyboard trigger sounds, projected by a midi-piano and a loudspeaker. In different parts of the piece, these mini-compositions are used as note-like musical events or are simply listened to one by one. In the latter case, the performer becomes a listener, using the midi-keyboard as a remote control for switching channels whenever she starts to be bored…

Recorded live on 02.02.2022 at Neue Aula, Folkwang Uni, Essen. Performed by Moena Katsufuji.