Re: [Frameworks] opera

From: Jim Flannery (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Nov 19 2010 - 15:20:47 PST

Friday, November 19, 2010, 2:03:23 AM, one wrote:

> Dear Frameworks:

> I'm wondering what you might turn up on the idea of opera; the group
> I'm doing a program for is basing a two day screening and discussion
> around it; with Mark Dornfor-May's U-Carmen as a feature within it.
> They are very happy to consider the topic broadly, so I'd love to
> include some experimental work. I've thought of things from Potter's
> Thriller to K. Resetartis' Aegypten. I'm interested in hearing about
> pieces which are not just opera in subject but in form or feel.

You might want to look at the operas of Robert Ashley, which have often
included video components e.g.

There's a DVD of Perfect Lives; afaik there's no video of a performance
of Dust but there is a CD of the audio.

Best regards,
 Jim Flannery
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