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Dear Reader, My work often focuses on the sonic terrain between melody and spoken work. I consider this a sub-genre. That’s why this new website is divided into three main categories: Sound Installation, radio, and music/performance, which includes composer commissions, performance, and recordings.  A melody is a story and a story is a melody. Enjoy the listening samples and broadcasts!

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

News

The University of Virginia will present a series of workshops and talks hosted by...

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The Munich Kammerspiele, with director, Kevin Barz, is producing  a theater piece based on...

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The Munich Kammerspiele premier of On the Road began the new theater season.

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Sound Installation
Sound Installation

Brody’s sound installation wonderfully captures moments of intimacy… Süddeutsche Zeitung

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Talking Melody-Singing Story  An Operatic Sound Installation

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Art Accompanying Noise (2016) is a pivotal work because it explored the sounds around each artist working while he or...

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  Voices of Help (2016-2917) is a three room documentary sound installation in the Jugend Museum Berlin. The piece...

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Jewish Museum Berlin Catalogue Text in English: I admit, as a musician I have a bias towards sound. But...

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Mending clothes brought across an ocean, working endless hours in sweat shops, religious and group belonging, combining fabric from...

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Composer/Performer
Musician/Performer

The David Marton group is a collective of musicians and actors who explore the intersection of music and theater. Currently the group has two productions at the Munich Kammerspiele, a Marcel Duchamp inspired version of La Sonnambula, and a stage adaptation Kerouac's On the Road.

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Paul Brody's Sadawi albums can be found at Enja and Tzadik records. Other albums can be found on Piranha, Orient, EMI, Laika, Jazzwerkstatt, Traumton, Potomak...

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From John Zorn to Blixa Bargeld, here's the short list of ensembles:

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Radio
Radio

What is the sound of Berlin? How does the mentality of the city of upheaval effect its artists? How...

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Exploring the crossroads of Yiddish and American Southern culture through a road trip with bassist, storyteller, singer, Mark Rubin.

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Talking Melody-Singing Story  An Operatic Sound Installation by Paul Brody The installation has been selected as a radio art...

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Was bedeutet es den Deutschen, in einem Land mit Grundgesetz zu leben? Bekommt das Wort “Würde” eine andere Bedeutung,...

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What are the effects of learning art in the harsh conditions of prison? (English version)

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Growing Hope is an extension of another WDR (West German Radio) documentary, Most Wanted Poets. While visiting prison classes...

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Awards & Grants

University of Virginia, Artist in Residence in music, German studies, Jewish Studies. 2018

Prix Europa – The European Broadcasting Festival. Talking Melody-Singing Story. 2017

Schoeneberg Neighborhood Arts Fund Grant (Kiezfond): Rote Insel Geschichten. (Collecting stories and images of the Red Island neighbourhood) Photography & story collecting project with youth and jazz musicians. 2016

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