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Ars Acoustica Group

Ars Acustica Group

(http://www.ebu.ch/en/radio/euroradio_classics/arsacustica/index.php)

In 2007 the Ars Acustica group is joining the international Art's Birthday Parties for the third time. Most of their contributions take 100 years of radio as a point of reference and will be broadcast within the framework of this year's EBU Ars Acustica Special Evening. Radio's 100th anniversary goes back to the first wireless transmission of sound and voice by Reginald Aubrey Fessenden on Christmas Eve 1906. This transmission was the starting point from which
"Fessenden went on to develop the theory and practice of continuous wave transmission that we use today for AM and FM radio broadcasts." (Peter Courtemanche).

For this international event, the Ars Acustica Group has designed a way to organize the contents which are contributed as sound "presents". Via ISDN-lines or the Internet the contributions are collected at two main points, in Vienna (ORF) and Stockholm (SR), where they are sent to the two EBU satellite channels Ravel (R) and Verdi (V). Both satellite channels (R and V) offer “ready-to-broadcast” materials along with signature-tunes and broadcast-identifications.

Satellite Schedules
All times in GMT - to find out your time (http://www.timezoneconverter.com)

Schedule Channel VERDI

Live Stream

  
19:05 – 19:15 Live from Stockholm (SR)www.sr.se/p2/artsbirthday
19:15 – 19:45 Live from Madrid (RNE) 
19:45 – 20:15 Live from Florence (RAI) 
20:15 – 20:45 Live from Dortmund (WDR) 
20:45 – 21:15 Live from Helsinki (YLE) 
21:15 – 21:45 Live from Brussels (RTBF) 
21:45 – 22.15 Live from Paris (Radio France) 
22:15 – 22:30 Live from Moscow (Radio Russia)www.radiorus.ru
22:30 – 22:55 Live from Stockholm (SR) 


Schedule Channel RAVEL

Live Stream

  
19:05 – 19:30 Live from Hainburg, Austria (IMA)www.ima.or.at
19:30 – 20:00 Live from Zagreb (Croatian Radio)www.cdu.hr/tranzistor/en.html
20:00 – 20:30 Live from Prague (Czech Radio)www.rozhlas.cz/radiocustica

20:30 – 21:00 Live from Bratislava (Slovak Radio)

Art's Birthday Party Live from Bratislava ( Slovak Radio)

“Essay about the Memory...”

online: http://www.radioart.sk/

30-minute block of live electroacoustic music will be broadcast from the Slovak Radio Chamber Studio in Bratislava. The programme „Essay about the Memory...” (Live Electronics) is composed of 15 segments of electroacoustic miniatures. Radio approaches us through its memory. It works with the memory and gives a vivid picture of the past which is still alive.
In these fragments of “Radio’s Memory” the authentic recordings of personalities’ voices of both Slovak and world scene are used. The programme is prepared by the Slovak Radio Experimental Studio staff in cooperation with young Slovak authors of electroacoustic output.

Programme segments: Essay about the Memory ..., Cage 92.BA, Edisonika and many more...
21:00 – 21:30 Live from Belgrade (RTS Radio Belgrade) 
21:30 – 21:40 Live from St. Barbara (August Black) 
21:40 – 22:00 Live from Antwerp (Radio-No-Radio) 
22:00 – 22:20 Live from Netherlands (VPRO)www.vpro.nl/..
22:20 – 22:40 Live from Vienna (ORF) 
22:40 – 23:00 Live from Vancouver (Western Front)artsbirthday.net/2007/WF/