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A beautifully packaged work performed by Sylvie Courvoisier, Iku Mori, Laurie Anderson, Jennifer Choi, Carol Emanuel & Shayna Dunkelman in Zorn's tribute to women in the Arts.
 

Zorn, John
Femina

Zorn, John: Femina (Tzadik)
Label: Tzadik    
Released in: USA    


"Structured as a colorful tribute to women in the arts, Femina is a triumphant return to the file card technique that has produced some of Zorn's most shockingly original compositions. Much like an aural film, the music jumps from scene to scene with breathtaking precision, following its own peculiar logic. Hildegard von Bingen, Meredith Monk, Simone de Beauvoir, Frida Kahlo, Madame Blavatsky, Isadora Duncan, Hélène Cixous, Gertrude Stein, Abe Sada, Sylvia Plath, Louise Bourgeois, Margaret Mead, Loie Fuller, Dorothy Parker, Yoko Ono and the moon goddess En Hedu'Anna are just a few of the figures who are referenced, reflected and summoned in this soulful and exhilarating tribute to some of the greatest hearts and minds that ever lived. Featuring an all-woman band of some of the downtown scene's most creative and talented musicians, Femina is one of Zorn's deepest and most profoundly beautiful creations. Unique packaging contains artwork and a booklet of images by Kiki Smith, one of the world's greatest and most important art visionaries."-Tzadik



Includes a 52 page booklet of images by Kiki Smith.


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Product Information:

Includes a 52 page booklet of images by Kiki Smith.

UPC: 702397737728

Label: Tzadik
Catalog ID: TZA-CD-7377
Squidco Product Code: 11937

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2009
Country: USA
Packaging: Cardstock Gatefold sleeve in a clear plastic sleeve
Recorded December 16-18, 208 and mixed January 26, 2009 at EastSide Sound by Marc Urselli. Mastered by Scott Hull.

Personnel:

Jennifer Choi-Violin

Sylvie Courvoisier-Piano

Carol Emanuel-Harp

Okkyung Lee-Cello

Ikue Mori-Electronics

Shayna Dunkelman-Percussion



Special Guest



Laurie Anderson-Opening Narration

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Track Listing:

1. Part 1 11:42

2. Part 2 10:11

3. Part 3 10:16

4. Part 4 3:17