The message of the hurricanes : the warning in the Odyssee about unleashing climate change, for soprano, flute and harp
by Lea Dahan and David Holyoake (2015)
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The message of the hurricanes : the warning in the Odyssee about unleashing climate change, for soprano, flute and harp / David Holyoake.
Library shelf no. 783.66542/HOL 8 [Available for loan]
This work uses live performance with video projection to update a section of Homer's Odyssey, the Magic Bag of Winds, as an analogy for what is happening to the world today: ignoring all warnings about the dangers of unleashing dangerous climate change in the name of money, profit and greed.
Music and lyics by David Holyoake. Video animation by Lea Dahan.
Instrumentation: Soprano, flute, harp.
Duration: 5 min.
Commission note: Commissioned by Trio Metafora with funds provided by Belgian Ministry of Culture, Federation Wallonie-Bruxelles.
First performance: by Trio Metafora — 31 May 16. Beursshouwburg. Brussels, Belgium
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- Has as subject/About: Environmental themes
Performances of this work
31 May 16: Beursshouwburg. Brussels, Belgium. Featuring Trio Metafora.
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