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.)
*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
/*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" */
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.