New research project funded

(1 Oct 2019): New FWF Project on Ensemble Togetherness funded. (Job openings, application date extended to 15 Feb. 2020.)

Vienna Talk 2020

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Institute of Music Acoustics (Wiener Klangstil), we are inviting for the Fourth Vienna Talk on Music Acoustics and Performance Science 2020. This symposium will start with the traditional welcome party on September 13 and will prosumably end on September 16, 2020.

The Department of Music Acoustics – Wiener Klangstil (IWK) is a transdisciplinary research institute dedicated to basic research in the fields of music acoustics, performance science, psychoacoustics, and music psychology. In the field of applied research, it focusses on musician-specific questions, particularly the acoustics of musical instruments and their interaction with playing technique and performance style.


Radiation characteristics of a Steinway D


Vibration patterns of violins


Bell vibrations of Renaissance trombones


Performance analysis with a CEUS by Bösendorfer


Radiation patterns of a guitar


Motion synchronization of piano trios

Institut für musikalische Akustik - Wiener Klangstil (IWK)

Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1/II
1030 Wien

Phone: +43 1 71155-4301
Fax: +43 1 71155-4399

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