Bombardimento di Adrianopoli / by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti. Battaglia navale / by Stefano Giannotti. 24 views of an inkstain on the tatami : no. 4, The man at the bottom of the world / by Tony Barrell.
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|24 views of an inkstain on the tatami. No. 4: The man at the bottom of the world||Tony Barrell|
Duration: 71 min.
This product forms part of the following series: Listening Room.
Non-commercial recording. For study purposes only.
Summary: 'Bombardimento di Adrianopoli': From his longer work 'Zang-tum Tumb', the leader of the Italian futurists, Marinetti describes the siege of Adrianopoli during the Balkan War in 1922. This version is performed by contemporary Italian sound poet Arrigo Laura Tottino.
Originally broadcast on The Listening Room, ABC Classic FM, 2 April 2001.
Summary: 'Battaglia navale': A multilingual radiophonic composition concerning world domination and the force of might. The three movements use the structure of a well-known European children's game called Sea Battle (Battaglia navale) which is divided into Prehistory, History and Fanta-History. With a large cast of performers. This English language production was produced by Deutschland Radio, Berlin.
Summary: 'The man at the bottom of the world': Number 4 of '24 views of an inkstain on the tatami', a guided audio tour of Japan in which the familiar and the strange are twisted by an irritable postcard writer, a passionless guidebook and a 'voice in the head'. The longest, deepest tunnel anywhere in the world links the main island of Honshu with Hokkaido under the Seikan Strait. There's a guide down there whose job it is to show visitors an ancient water wheel. Written and performed by Tony Barrell.
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