2011, Deutschlandfunk, Atelier Neuer Musik | german Klänge, die über Wasser Schweben
2007, Deutschlandfunk | german Hornkonzert am Kanal
Dr Hanno Ehrler wrote about his impressions of the effect of the horn concert in a DLF radio report.
'...The music truly changes when one moves from one place to another.
The emphasis of the sound moves to the sound-producing instrument
which one is currently approaching. Also very succinct echoes are
made from the penetrating sound of the ship's horn. They form an
independent layer of composition which furthermore causes the sound
to be carried far and wide. The sound space which Christof Schläger
opens up with his concert covers several square kilometres...'
'...In his horn concert Christof Schläger firstly works with simple
structures, traditional composition techniques. For example, staggered
repetitions as in the fugue or meshed rhythms as in the 'minimal
music'. With refined variations and with the interconnection of
both instruments Christof Schläger creates a musical structure with
many voices. Through the echo effects of the landscape the piece
becomes a complex 3-dimensional structure...'