Since almost 20 years this page has served as a platform to listen to the music of Karlheinz Essl. For historical reasons I keep up this page and you can still access the sounds that I once offered for download. However, thanks to web services like SoundCloud und YouTube, my current works will be found there. Enjoy!
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infinite fLOW soundscape: Click on both mp3 icons below in order to play two fLOW streams together. You can also download those two mp3 files separately and play them together in loop mode in order to create an infinite ambient sound environment.
generative sound scape for a light installation by Rainer Gottemeier
duration: 3:31 (excerpt)
mp3 (3.2 MB)
electronic music - submission to the 60x60 Project
mp3 (1.0 MB)
and thank you... (2005)
sound/space/performance in collaboration with Jack Hauser and Sabina Holzer
mp3 (16.0 MB)
algorithmic music for computer-controlled Carillon
download model #1, full hour (1.4 MB)
download model #2, quarter past (0.8 MB)
download model #3, half an hour (1.0 MB)
download model #4, quarter to (1.0 MB)
Rouge de Rouge (2005)
electronic sound performance for a series of 100 wine paintings by Josef Trattner
mp3 (15.3 MB)
nature / morte (2005/2006)
generative sound environment accompanying a photo documentation on Viennese Actionism
duration: 4:00 (excerpt)
mp3 (4.1 MB)
Von Hirschen und Röhren (2006/2007)
generative sound environment for an installation by Beat Zoderer
duration: 2:33 (excerpt)
mp3 (2.4 MB)
generative sound environment for an animation video by Jürgen Messensee
bass clarinet samples played by Georg Riedl
duration: 3:13 (excerpt)
mp3 (3.0 MB)
Panta Rhei (2006)
generative sound environment for a room installation by Jürgen Messensee
duration: 5:03 (excerpt)
mp3 (6.9 MB)
for inside-flute, live-electronics and 4-channel sound projection
Two excerpts from the premier (2 Jun 2006, Vienna): Cordula Bösze (flute), Karlheinz Essl (electronics) - recorded live.
beginning: mp3 (5.2 MB, 4:45)
middle section: mp3 (4.5 MB, 3:46)
AIR BORNE (2006)
15-part sound installation in open space at Humboldt University in Berlin-Adlershof
A SoundWalk by Stefan Krüskemper through the AIR BORNE environment
mp3 (20.9 MB)
Berliner Luft (2006)
generative sound environment for a room installation by Johanes Zechner
duration: 2:45 (excerpt)
mp3 (2.5 MB)
Deconstructing Mozart (2006)
version for computer, church organ and electronics - recorded live at the Cathedrale of St. Pölten on 23 Sep 2006
Karlheinz Essl: electronics, Franz Danksagmüller: church organ
duration: 4:24 (excerpt)
mp3 (4.0 MB)
FRÄULEIN ATLANTIS (2007)
generative sound and video environment for an installation by Jonathan Meese
duration: 5:03 (excerpt)