The Wings of Daedalus

The Wings of Daedalus


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Étiquette : Wergo,
Éditeur: ZKM I Institut für Musik und Akustik

Interprètes : Emanuela Luchetti, Alessandro Carmignani, Alexia Justine Murray, Cara Joan Kavanaugh, Fides Krucker, Pauline Vaillancourt, Phillip Brown,  David Haughton

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For the first time, an album of the ZKM electronic series is to be released that uses state-of-the-art technical procedures for sound production as an integral part of the musical staging of an opera.  »The Wigns of Daedalus » similarly uses technology to build the sound substance. Here, not only methods of sound production or editing, but also movements of sound in space are used as a means of dramaturgical articulation. The artful integration of the voice into the quasi-orchestral/concrete musical development is striking. From a mixture of noise and pitched sounds Maurizio Squillante developed a sound libretto which functions as an inner narrator and captures the audience from the very beginning until the final notes fade away.