music piece / performance ("music theater")
70,200 samples in 33 seconds: nightmare for GERMAN RIAA
If you want to register a song at GEMA (RIAA, ASCAP of Germany) you have to fill in a form for each sample you use, even the tiniest bit. On 12 Sept 08, German Avantgarde musician Johannes Kreidler will —as a live performance event—register a short musical work that contains 70,200 quotations with GEMA using 70,200 forms.
Essay by the artist Johannes Kreidler, Telepolis Article about the performance (both in German)