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About me:
composer originally from US since 2000 based in Europe. My work explores the limits of biological sound production potentials, including reinforced harmonic production. In 1999, Professor Ted Levin and I published a paper in Scientific American titled "The Throat Singers of Tuva" - one of the results of a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship with the National Center for Voice and Speech. For more please see my book, The 21st Century Voice, published by Scarecrow Press (http://www.scarecrowpress.com/).
My music deals with complexity and acoustical exploration. Naturally I've won prizes and received recognition. The largest being the Kompositionspreis der Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart 2007, which was just performed in Stuttgart on the Eclat festival - for more information and audio samples, please see: http://www.myspace.com/michaeledwardedgerton
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http://edgertonmichael.tripod.com/

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At 8:57am on June 5, 2008, OMN said…
Hi Mike,
I am in Berlin until June 14th. Then I am on the way by train, bike and tent. Good to be offline for a while. Do you have time that we meet us? I live in Charlottenburg near Ku' damm/Adenauerplatz and Stutti.
See you!
Jens
At 1:36pm on May 26, 2008, Mike Edgerton said…
Hi Jens,
nice to hear from you. I'm now staying in mitte, near Rosenthaler platz u-bahn. Where is your June 4 concert? Would be nice to hear more... :-)

all the best,
Mike
At 9:34am on May 22, 2008, Sven Grawunder said…
Hey Mike,
good to see you here. I'm still based in Halle, commuting everyday to Leipzig. Although still under construction, please have a look at www.fonetik.de, if you're interested what I'm doing there.
Sven
At 7:51pm on May 21, 2008, Jan Heinke said…
dear michael,
to know you in berlin is encouraging. i just want to draw your interest on the contrapuntually, even cromatically possibilities of overtone singing. it's difficult to handle due to the limited scale but it may lead to an unexpected range of expression. it needs to grow up!, means it needs musical complexity. our group stahlquartett is (besides projects with classical and contemporary ensembles) partially focused on overtones. an ingredient for the right context?
best wishes
jan
At 5:26pm on May 21, 2008, Tran Quang Hai said…
Dear Mike,
OK. Summer time in Paris is always very nice.
Take care
Tran Quang Hai
At 6:14am on May 21, 2008, Jan Heinke said…
hi michael,
nice to meet you here. found you inspiring and astonishing music on myspace, rewarding for this network. wish you would write for overtones.
jan
At 12:08am on May 21, 2008, Tran Quang Hai said…
Dear Mike,
It's years that I have not had an occasion to meet you . Try to come to Paris when you can .
I am now in Bergen to perform overtones at the Bergen international Festival which lasts 2 weeks . I'll be back to France on June 3.
Cheers,
Tran Quang Hai
At 12:18am on May 20, 2008, Tran Quang Hai said…
Dear Mike,
I am glad that you are here with all of us , people who work on overtones.
Looking forward to listening to your music here.
Best,
Tran Quang Hai
At 11:10pm on May 19, 2008, OMN said…
Hi Mike, you are welcome here on Overtone Music Network. Good that I resend Tran Quang Hai's invitation for you in the morning.
See you and be well!
jm
 
 
 

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