Motet / by Machine for Making Sense. The mirrored cry / by Jo Truman.
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|Motet||Machine for Making Sense|
|The mirrored cry (1999) — radiophonic music||Josephine Truman|
Duration: 64 min.
Contents note: Motet / Machine for Making Sense -- The mirrored cry / Jo Truman.
This product forms part of the following series: Listening Room.
Broadcast on The Listening Room on ABC Classic FM, 7 August 2000.
Non-commercial recording. For study purposes only.
Summary: 'Motet': In 1999 Machine For Making Sense produced a performance installation, Sonic Hieroglyphs at The Studio, Sydney Opera House. They created a stream of sound, speech, text and visual notations, working with visual artist Joan Grounds. This program is an edit and remix of the work, especially for The Listening Room. Performances by Amanda Stewart (text and voice), Rik Rue (tape manipulation), Jim Denley (wind instruments and vocals) and Stevie Wishart (live electronics, hurdy-gurdy, vocals, violin).
Summary: 'The mirrored cry': Improvising vocalist Jo Truman retraces and reflects on her personal journey, using vocal mimicry. The voice is celebrated as a powerful vehicle for expression and for life itself. With several voices, as well as recordings of traditional musicians around the world exploring vocal mimicry. Produced by Sherre DeLys.
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