[PD] urgent: carillon by text message

Max Neupert abonnements at revolwear.com
Wed Oct 18 16:51:06 CEST 2006


now you don't have to come to halle anymore to listen to the chimes  
of the worlds second largest carillon.

listen to the stream at

you can now listen to the feed from the tower.
let the carillon play your favorite radio signature tune.
just send send a text message to +49 162 8264348 containing one of  
the following keywords:

Cashel District Ireland, Radio Pacis South Korea, Denmarks Radio P1,  
Radio Prag, Georgian Radio 1, Radio
Romania International, Sender Halle Magdeburg, Radio Slovakia  
Internat, Kazakhstan Radio, Radio Tanzania,
Kyrgysztan Nazional Radio, Radio Thailand, Northern Mariana Islands,  
Radio Ukraine International, Radio
Australia, Rikisutvarpid Iceland, Radio Centralfrique, Swiss Radio  
International, Radio Faroe Islands, Transworld
Radio India, Radio Finland, Voice of Armenia, Radio Greenland, Voice  
of Lebanon, Radio Kanada International,
Voice of Russia, Radio Moldava International, Albania Transworld  
Radio, Radio Lider Colombia, Bolivia Radio,
Panamericana, Radio Tajikistan, FEBC Radio Phillippines, Radio  
Vatikan, Hakka Network Taiwan, Sierra Leone
Broadcasting, Kazoe-uta Japan, Transworld Radio Guam, MBC Malawi,  
Transworld Radio Swaziland, Polish Radio
Kielce, Tschad Radiodiffusion, Radio Azerbaijan,Voice of Israel,  
Radio Cyprus, Voice of Korea North, Radio
Havana Cuba, Voice of Mongolia, Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk

wait approx. 10 sec and enjoy.

(you may not want to send a message at 0 15 30 and 45 min because  
then it gets dismissed by the quarter hour chime)

read the press release:


Am 24.09.2006 um 11:26 schrieb Max Neupert:

> Hi list,
> thanks for the private replies. I am glad to announce that Vasily  
> Kuznetskov did programme a bridge which uses a software http:// 
> smstools.meinemullemaus.de to connect to a mobile phone by  
> bluetooth, gets the short messages from there and saves it into  
> files on the computer, there they are parsed by a python script  
> which acts as a bridge to the patch. the patch plays the tunes on  
> the carillon via midi. it is very fascinating to control the  
> carillon by sending a sms because it turns the bells into a  
> powerful public instrument. the installation will be active until  
> the end of the festival, the 21.10.2006. you will find the phone #  
> for controlling the carillon in the booth beside the tower on the  
> marketplace.
> -- 
> Max Neupert
> Halle (Saale)
> Germany
> Am 14.09.2006 um 12:38 schrieb Max Neupert:
>> hi list,
>> there is the following opportunity: for a festival radiorevolten  
>> in halle/saale an artist was supposed to programme an interactive  
>> work with the cities carillon (glockenspiel) this artist gave up  
>> on it last minute. so there is an urgent need for someone stepping  
>> in this place.
>> the idea is that anyone can send sms text messages to the carillon  
>> during the festival and it will play an signature tune of an radio  
>> station. so if the text message contains "RADIO VATICAN" its  
>> signature tune will be played by the bells.
>> is has to be woking by next friday!
>> if nobody is up for it the project will be dropped. there is a  
>> budget of 750 Euro.
>> the carillon is the worlds second largest and is MIDI  
>> controllable. it could possibly be the first one controlled by pd...
>> please contact instantly
>> also:  if anyone has connected a phone to read short messages in  
>> pd, please step up-
>> http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roter_Turm_(Halle)
>> http://radiorevolten.net/

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