Using multiple voices, field recordings and electronics, Brazil-born composer living in Berlin Laura Mello works with spoken language as she explores human perception of acoustic phenomena in relation to spoken language, here in 8 compositions or excerpts that reveal hallucinatory and unusual aspects of speech complemented by elusive aural environments.
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Label: Creative Sources
Catalog ID: cs553
Squidco Product Code: 26215
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded in Berlin by the artist.
Tracks 8-11 recorded by Urban Schlemmer.
Laura Mello-composer, performer, voice
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"A voice is a person in sound.
Laura Mello likes to play with motifs taken from the spoken language and from field recordings. In her instrumental compositions, sound installations, interventions and performances, she explores the human perception for acoustic phenomena in relation to the spoken language. She is a composer-performer from Brazil and lives in Berlin.
She holds degrees in Social Communication, Composition and Conducting, Electroacoustic Music Composition and Music Aesthetics."-Laura Mello Website (http://lauramello.org/about/)
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1. Bis Gestern 3:52
2. On The Phone 1:33
3. Phone Colors 3:25
4. Sonnencreme 2:36
5. Kafkeywordeska [Excerpt] 3:19
6. Sailing On The News 12:01
7. Epilogue 4:39
8. Glocken 1:00
9. Nacht 1:59
10. Tuten 1:46
11. Wellen 1:56
12. Von Zuegen Ziehen 8:02
sample the album:
Bis Gestern (2004) music for gestures
On The Phone (2005) intermedia performance
Sonnencreme (2006) [Dieter Kaufmann Remix]
w/ samples of "Schrott & Korn - eine Abfallsymphonie"
Kafkeywordeska (2012) [Excerpt]
text excerpts: Heinrich Heine "Mein Kind, wir waren Kinder"
/Franz Kafka "Letter to his Father"
Sailing On The News (2014) intermedia performance
Epilogue (2004) from "Zeitzuhören" - intermedia theater
based on Alan Lightman's "Einstein's Dreams"
For Landscapulptures (2004)
Von Zuegen Ziehen (2012)
Unusual Vocal Forms
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