The work of 6 Montreal composers, each taking a recording of a poem by Fortner Anderson and transforming them into new compositional pieces. Fortner, an expatriate Tennesee preacher and long-time host of CKUT radio's "Dromotexte" spoken word show, is an active and published poet living in Monteral. His words present stark and strong images that as jarring as they are thought provoking. Here they are placed in unusual settings by a set of masterful musicians - this is not your typical set of spoken word pieces, but a set of electro-acoutic and unusual pieces that deconstruct Fortner's words and place them in new context. Fat booklet includes the text for each poem and a preface by each of the musicians. Fascinating.
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