Music & Choreography
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All is Change - Scott Turner
A meditation on Heraclitus's famous dictum: "No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it is not the same river, and it is not the same man." A duet for piano and viol, set against a video backdrop of flows in nature.
Bring On The Change - Bobcat and Elias (of the Local Farmer's Union)
This song represents the changes that we all share, for they are around us at all times. It's important to keep an open mind and understand that change is progressive. The only thing that is constant is change. So don't fear it.
Who Am I (If I'm Not Yours) - Patty Francis
People in love can lose themselves in each other, which is fine if both remain that way. When one person changes, however, the other faces hard questions. Who am I by myself? Who is this person to me now? And hopefully, how can I change to be happy again?
Whole Tone Oddity - Lynn Arthur Koch
“Whole Tone Oddity” embodies change in myriad ways: texture (movement in two, three or four voices); melody (alternating between two whole tone scales); and harmony (morphing from a pseudo-tonal beginning through degrees of dissonance before concluding on a C major triad). Its character is a change from my usual output.
Compost Revolution - Kat McCarthy
Come on everybody join the revolution. Composting offers a solution- to address food waste, climate change, and pollution. It represents two kinds of change- the physical as we recycle a waste into food for a new process and the evolutionary as we move towards a world in better sync with our environment. Change may be hard but composting is easy- showing us that we all can have a positive impact.
Limiting ChAnGEs - Paulette Fry
Musical development in "Limiting ChAnGEs" was restricted to changing the notes in only one hand from one measure to the next, and still creating something musically interesting. For good "measure" the theme is based on C, A, G, E, the musical notes in the word CHANGES
Aman Aquila - Bradley Ward
Gravitational pulls guided by spontaneous lightning strikes over the course of 3 years, Aman Aquila (Ah-mahn Ah-keel-ah) is a jack of all trades, master of some: poet, lyricist, sound engineer, singer, dancer, DJ. Unknown & unpublished, others may know him simply as Bradley the Bard ;-)
Salve Me - Deborah Goemans
This dance, performed by Teasa Luke's Full Circle dancers, is a gathering of community women, mothers and grandmothers to offer a prayer of hope. The choreography uses canon: "A choreographic form that reflects the musical form of the same name, in which
individuals and groups perform the same movement phrase beginning at different times." The lyrics of the song "Salve Me" (Salve--meaning "soothe" in this context), recorded by Libera, an all-boys choir, ask for a change from the darkness of our troubled past and into a calm future. Reflecting the theme of Change, this seems a perfect song for our current times.
"Carry me away
From the dark I fear
When the storm is near
From the endless night
From my blinded sight
To a sky of light"