Proportions of Architecture and Music

At least since the Renaissance, architects and musicians have proportioned their works to approximate the golden ratio, believing this proportion to be aesthetically the best. The golden ratio has fascinated western intellectuals and artists from Euclid and Pythagoras to Bela Bartok and Le Corbusier for more than 2.000 years. For the design-process of architects in … Continue reading

ROC-Scarf

Designed for Shih’s „Prayer“ (homage to R.O.C. centennial) and part of the NTSO-festival-chorus’ costumes. Based on the national flag of Taiwan. As a limited edition, the scarf will be exclusively sold during the concerts at Sun-Moon-Lake (11-19-2011) and in Kaohsiung (11-20-2011). Orders per E-Mail will be forwarded.

Shih’s Prayer – Homage to R.O.C. Centennial

Nov. 19th (Sat.), 19:30-21:30 Xiangshan Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake Performers: Conductor: 梶間聡夫 NTSO Festival Chorus Chorus Director: Chen Yun-Hung Stage Design: Fabian Dembski Visual Design:Sheng-Hsueh Wu Solo: Hsin-Han Chang Program: Shih: “Prayer” Description: Epic music “Prayer for Blessing” is a large-scale work written by Shih. The work has been composed upon the invitation of the National … Continue reading

Endlessness and the Empty Space in Music and Architecture

The lecturer at NTSO symposium was about relevant themes to contemporary music and architecture as well as about similarities in the processes of creation. As examples for „empty“ architecture egyptian pyramids, Robert Rauschenberg’s „White Paintings“, John Cage’s composition 4’33“ and Daniel Libeskind’s jewish museum in Berlin were discussed. Endlessness was the second main topic – … Continue reading