“By simple means […], Beste achieves amazing effects […]. The usually rigid organ pipe sound gains agility, merges into noisiness or is reduced to its overtones. All with smooth transitions – and […] also something for the eyes of the audience.”
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“Ansgar Beste showed that it is possible to create new organ music without electronics […]. The Acusticum Organ has never sounded like this before, […] he’s not afraid of just this organ or its context rich in tradition.”
“Beste has gained a reputation as the Wallraff of New Music, […] stepping inside the innermost mechanics and functions of the pipe organ.”
“Ansgar Beste […] doesn’t look for instruments to perform ‘his’ music, he delves into the sound-making process itself in order to discover the music hidden there […] possesses tremendous conceptual ability and […] problem-solving skills […] independence […] not following the trend.”
“Ansgar Beste […] is an original thinker, […] thorough and dedicated to his work. […] I […] have been impressed with the individual character that each piece exhibits.”
Statement Simone Eckert 2018 (Dialogues Rêvants) “Entertaining […] rhetorical and eloquent piece with exciting timbres and rhythms, not only thriving on effects, but creating affects.” …more Statement Tellef Ragnar Heilmann 2018 (Dialogues Sauvages / Rituel Bizarre) “Funny and interesting. […] Shrewdly assembled instruments, […] something uniquely his own and exciting. […]…