JAMES WEEKS - MURAL
(confront collectors series ccs 47)
James Weeks' mural is an extended work for two quartets of voices, a contemplation of our embeddedness within, and our being-at-one with, the world. Using texts from four different sources - writings of Cage and Pessoa, studies of Vermeer and the birdlife of Gateshead - the music accumulates brick-by-brick, reflecting the way we construct and enclose ourself within the spaces we live in, both interior and exterior.
Performed by EXAUDI directed by James Weeks.
Juliet Fraser, Cathy Bell, Stephen Jeffes, Jimmy Holliday.
Amanda Morrison, Tom Williams, Jonathan Bungard, Jonathan Saunders.
Recorded at City University, London, March-April 2014.