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"Metamusik Festival" concert series at the Neue Nationalgalerie


A playlist inspired by Metamusik festivals I and II which took place in 1974 und 1976. One of the festival location was the Neue Nationalgalerie. The festival curated by Walter Bachauer focused on synthesis of experimental, popular, and nonwestern music.

Most people are unaware of the fact that the Neue Nationalgalerie was long the venue for legendary concerts. At the museum’s inauguration on 15 September 1968, a jazz band performed amongst the sculptures of Auguste Renoir, Henri Laurens and Gerhard Marcks in the sunken garden of the Mies van der Rohe building.