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T-O for five voices. Performed by the Neue Vocalsolisten at Teatro de la Zarzuela (Madrid)

Rosani, Silvia. 2014. T-O for five voices. Performed by the Neue Vocalsolisten at Teatro de la Zarzuela (Madrid). In: "Eine Video-Konzert-Architektur über 12 mediterrane Identitäten in zwei Teilen", Teatro de la Zarzuela (Madrid), Spain. [Performance]

Item Type:

Performance
Creators: Rosani, Silvia
Abstract or Description:

Several were the interpretations of the map T-O. The shortest line of the letter 'T' represented the Mediterranean Sea between three continents, while the 'O' stood for the primordial ocean which surrounded the earth surface. Some versions stressed the connection of the map to theology, others its relationship with the war in Africa and the journey across the sea during the Roman Empire. Nowadays, the question is how the journey transmutes the wide space of the sea, where sounds travel long distances, into the narrow boundaries of the mind, in which thoughts and memories multiply and repeat themselves in an obsessive mechanism of echoes. Sometimes, the physical destination can be reached, but the sea monster with seven heads and ten horns, which Christianity depicted in the Apocalypse in order to discourage navigation, turns into reverberating delusions. How does the western society deal with post-traumatic disorders and how do they influence the public opinion's perception of immigration?

Contributors: Sun, Sarah (Singer); Leitz-Lorey, Susanne (Singer); Gogler, Daniel (Singer); Nagy, Martin (Singer) and Fischer, Andreas (Singer)
Official URL: http://neuevocalsolisten.de/nvs-2014.html
Keywords: Migration Neue Vocalsolisten text models
Departments, Centres and Research Units: Music
Event Location: Teatro de la Zarzuela (Madrid), Spain
Dimensions or Duration:
MeasurementType
10'30''UNSPECIFIED
Item ID: 17969
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2016 09:48
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2018 11:13

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/17969

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