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Gérard Grisey
Gérard Grisey © Guy Vivien

Wed, 1 Nov 2017 - Sat, 4 Nov 2017

Greatest Hits

Four Days of Contemporary Music at Kampnagel

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In 1988 the pop duo KLF published a book called »The Manual«, which let readers in on the secret of how to achieve a number one hit single. The book duly became a pop literature classic and it’s ironic finding was an unequivocal indictment of the industry: originality is not required – it’s enough to simply put together a song made up of parts borrowed from other tracks. The »Greatest Hits« festival approaches its task with significantly more commitment, and the focus this year is on the composer Gérard Grisey. The full festival programme will be published in September 2017.