WE SPOKE: SONG

photograph by Martin Reeves

'We Spoke : Song' explores the melodies, lyrics, sonorities and forms of song, as well as its histories and cultural loading: Antoine Joly's History of Swiss Song, commissioned for this programme, is a medley of Swiss song across time and genre; the latest in Matthew Shlomowitz’s series, Popular Contexts, Volume 5, investigates language practices in everyday and popular culture; DW16Songbook, from Berhard Lang’s celebrated DW series, explores repetition and its effects on perception, and includes lyrics by Bob Dylan and prog-rocker Peter Hammill.

 

PROGRAMME

Matthew Shlomowitz Popular Contexts, Volume 5 (wp)

Antoine Joly History of Swiss Song (wp)

Bernhard Lang DW16, Songbook (2004)

 

WE SPOKE: NEW MUSIC COMPANY

Juliet Fraser | soprano

Laurent Estoppey | saxophone

Kerry Yong | keyboards

Serge Vuille | percussion/drums

 

 

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