Tue, 2 Sep 2014 19:28:45 +0100
Will there be any audio or video recordings for us poor rabbits who
can't cross oceans and continents to be there?
And who is doing the readings? These will also be interesting as there
are so few contemporary renderings of the poetry.
I say that if somebody bothers to be there with a digital voice
recorder might succeed in giving us at least an inkling. For the music
one would need more professional equipment, I guess.
Quoting "<Margaret Fisher> DIGEST" <[log in to unmask]> on Mon, 1
Sep 2014 20:02:59 -0700:
> BOOK/SHOP is pleased to announce a bi-coastal musical event, this
> Friday, Sept 5th.
> Join us for an evening of violin works from 1923-1933 by the
> American poet Ezra Pound. We'll have two violinists playing two
> different programs at both our Oakland and New York locations.
> Experimental music specialist Ben Kreith
> <http://www.oldfirstconcerts.org/artists/685/>will be performing
> live at our Oakland shop during First Friday activities. There will
> be two rounds of performance from 7-9 PM. 487 D 49th St., Oakland,
> CA 94609. The program in Oakland will include:
> Reading of the Pound poem "Sestina: Altaforte"
> Sestina: Altaforte (violin)
> (please note that this performance of the "Sestina: Altaforte" is
> the US live premier of this work. it has been performed live only
> once before, in Rome, in 2010.)
> *Frottola (violin)*
> *Al poco giorno (violin)
> *Reading of the Dante Sestina "Al poco giorno"*
> In New York, musician Mark Golamco <http://markgolamco.com> will be
> performing at 8 PM. 2 Bond St., lower level, in Manhattan. The
> program will include:
> /*Reading of the Pound translation of "Plainte pour la Mort du roi
> Richard Coeur de Lion"*/
> /*Plainte pour la Mort du roi Richard Coeur de Lion (violin)
> /*Part V of Fiddle Music (violin)*/
> /*Reading of the Pound poem "Guido Cavalcanti Rime" */
> /*Frottola (violin)*/
> Pound's music ranges from simple & melodic to the experimental and
> challenging. We'll be reading the poems associated with the musical
> pieces as well. The event will be somewhat brief, and standing room
> only. Light refreshment will be served. Space is limited, so mark
> your calendars now! Please RSVP or send inquiries to
> [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>. Please feel free
> to share this announcement!
> /This performance made possible by kind permission of Robert Hughes
> and Margaret Fisher of Second Evening Art Publishing.
> Erik Heywood
> /website/ <http://www.book---shop.com/>/
> blog <http://www.book---shop.com/journal/>
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