Song of Deborah – Little Charlie Festival

As Harvestworks participation in the Little Charlie Festival, VOICE AND ELECTRONICS – workshop in vocal music with electronics led by Charlie Morrow and Daphna Naphtali developing Charlie’s solo voice work,  The Song of Deborah. from the Book of Judges. The piece will be presented with Harvestworks’ surround sound system. Translated from old Hebrew by Harris Lenowitz and Jerome Rothenberg.

Song of Deborah – Little Charlie Festival

Charlie Morrow & Dafna Naphtali
Wed, Sep 29, 2010 – 7 – 9pmAs Harvestworks participation in the Little Charlie Festival, VOICE AND ELECTRONICS – workshop in vocal music with electronics led byCharlie Morrow and Dafna Naphtali developing Charlie’s solo voice work, The Song of Deborah, from the Book of Judges. The piece will be presented with Harvestworks’ surround sound system. The text is translated from old Hebrew by Harris Lenowitz and Jerome Rothenberg.

Epic song chant setting for solo unaccompanied voice. The text is an English translation of a Biblical text about three powerful women: Deborah the Judge, whose advice leads to the defeat of Sisra and his army, Yael, Queen of a neighboring country, who kills the fleeing Sisra, and Sisra’s mother who waits for her dead son to return. Event date 1125BC

Charlie Morrow will perform the song unprocessed, raw material for Dafna who will use live digital voice processing to explore the transformations of her own developing vocal performance.


The Little Charlie Festival

Celebrating the life’s work of composer, sound artist Charlie Morrow (1942 Newark, NJ) A Steelcase gallery show, a Harvestworks workshop, two evenings of performances on New York’s oldest church organ + projections and two public events. A Forum & release of The Morrow Triple CD by XI Records.

Presented and organized by Michael Schumacher/Diapason Sound Art Gallery, John Doswell Productions and WFMU FM in association with Steelcase.
FESTIVAL: September 28 -October 2, 2010
FORUM & CD RELEASE: November 2010

www.cmorrow.com/littlecharliefest

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