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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)

message of the hurricanes

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Work Overview

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.

Work Details

Year: 2015

Instrumentation: Soprano, flute, harp.

Duration: 5 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

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

To receive for free the file of the optional video projection that was created for this work, please contact the composer.

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Performances of this work

25 Jun 2016: at Festival Echternach - trio metafora (St. Willibrord Basilica Echternach, Luxembourg). Featuring Trio Metafora.

31 May 16: Beursshouwburg. Brussels, Belgium. Featuring Trio Metafora.

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