Recorder and Live-Electronics

The counterpoint of the traditional instrument recorder in combination with live-electronics. In compositions and improvisations guitar pedals, multitrack and software such as MAX/ MSP are being used.

Inspired by the realisation of compositions by Steve Reich and John Cage and by the collaboration with hans w. koch, Andreas Wagner, Clarence Barlow … this project was born which I am actively expanding and developing.

CD “Electronic Counterpoint” – compositions by Marc Sabat, Ulrich Krieger, Sascha L. Lemke, Georg Hajdu and Manfred Stahnke.

The Amsterdam Partch Project

Rose Petal Jam

Chamber music by Harry Partch and new Li Po Songs

Scordatura Ensemble/ Amsterdam plays music by Harry Partch on replicas of his earliest instruments like Kithara, Mazda Marimba, adapted viola … – early chamber music dating from 1930-1950, as well as new Li Po Songs commissioned by Scordatura.

with Elisabeth Smalt – adapted viola, Alfrun Schmidt – voice, Chris Rainier – adapted guitars, Samuel Vriezen – kithara, Rainier van Houdt – chromelodeon, Lucas van Helsdingen – bass clarinet and Lucia Mense – flutes/ tin whistle

James Tenney, Tashi Wada, Mark So, Laura Steenberge, Cat Lamb … – compositions inspired by John Cage

Frank Gratkowski – clarinet, Seth Josel – guitar, hans w. koch – electronics, Anton Lukoszievieze – cello and Lucia Mense – recorder

CD “West Coast Soundings”, wandelweiser

Cora Schmeiser – voice
Lucia Mense – flute & recorder
Dietmar Bonnen – keyboards & tools

Dietmar Bonnen, Cora Schmeiser and Lucia Mense got to know each other when participating in a project at Museum Kolumba in Köln/ Germany. Since then they enjoy sounds and ideas. They share similar musical interests, such as music from the middle ages, Dada, improvisation – and are likewise fascinated by the connection of speech and music.

In their projects Hildegard von Bingen and John Cage meet Daniil Charms; Oswald von Wolkenstein and Manfred Niehaus join Isang Yun; Kurt Schwitters befriends Hölderlin …

Website Lunyala Trio – recordings, videos…:



Formed in 2012 – to play pleasant music.

Lucia Mense – recorder
Boris Rühl – clarinet
Georg Wissel – alto saxophone
Carl Ludwig Hübsch – tuba
Radek Stawarz – violin
Michael Griener – percussion
Simon Rummel – composition, director, keyboard
special guest: Ketonge – voice and effects

being joined to form a 10-tett by:
Oxana Omelchuk – Casio-keyboard
Udo Moll – trumpet
Matthias Muche – trombone