Saturday, 1 November 2014
Materials towards a performance for four people. rumour — distant land provides a framework for a performance that is as much visual and dramatic as it is sonic, allowing four performers to present a series of images and actions, all of which touch around but never upon feelings of distance, loss, reminiscence and the mundane.
Tagged 2014, chamber
Non-crystal, fog: flight. (First two fragments of a later whole.)
Wide open, the sweep and curve of gravity draws swerves out of the body. The dust that patterns remote points appears near: veined boulders, icebergs calved into air, sheets of dirty purple glass cornering into one another. A finger traces through the mist and repeats, trying to settle at a place of no dimensions full […]
At the still point of the turning world. Neither flesh nor fleshless; Neither from nor towards; at the still point, there the dance is, But neither arrest nor movement. And do not call it fixity, Where past and future are gathered. Neither movement from nor towards, Neither ascent nor decline. Except for the point, the […]
All fixed, fast-frozen relations, with their train of ancient and venerable prejudices and opinions, are swept away, all new-formed ones become antiquated before they can ossify. All that is solid melts into air, all that is holy is profaned, and man is at last compelled to face with sober senses his real conditions of life, […]
Tagged 2013, bass clarinet, cello, clarinet, ensemble, flute, guitar, percussion, saxophone, tenor saxophone, violin, voice