"Music is the cup that holds the wine of silence. Sound is that cup, but empty. Noise is that cup, but broken.”

Robert Fripp


05/03/2015

Surrogate cities


"Surrogate cities" is a composition in seven parts of Heiner Goebbels, for two solo voices and large orchestra.
In his orchestra cycle, Heiner Goebbels sketches the portrait of an imaginary metropolis.
It takes its impulses from texts, drawings, and structures of city maps, using sounds from Berlin and New York, Tokyo and St. Petersburg. 


With Heiner Goebbels' comments, excerpts of the piece in three parts, 
the 2005's version at Teatro La Fenice in Venice, opening the Music Biennale,
with the two amazing voices of Jocelyn B.Smith and the unforgetable virtuosic David Moss.


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