Lampi di materia

Commission by Associazione Scarlatti – Scarlatti/Lab – 2013

Instrumentation: soprano, flute, clarinet, viola, cello, percussions, piano

Duration: 6’

Publisher: Editoriale scientifica Editions

First performance: Phonurgia Ensemble with Guido Arbonelli, Giancarlo Turaccio (conductor), 6 June 2013, Sts. Marcello and Festo Church, Associazione Scarlatti, Naples, Italy

notes: the piece draws inspiration from George Berkeley’s “principle” “esse est percipi [to be is to be perceived]” as the core generator of dramatic action in Film (1965), the only film work by Samuel Beckett. The sentence “esse est percipi” is the only textual material used in the piece.
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