Sunday, July 15, 2012

text and melody initiated by the reformer martin luther and his wittenberg colleagues

* the castle at cöthen (1717-1723) *
excerpt from the limited edition cd portion of the special edition lost beyond telling

constructed and edited by matthew swiezynski & the capellmeister in cöthen

using source material originally constructed by ingenting kollektiva
and originally mastered by taylor deupree
image by tarrl lightowler

"long, complex, emotionally charged pieces using a wide variety of techniques, including strong contrasts in instrumentation, dynamic level, texture, mode and key, repetition scheme, melody, harmony, rhythm, and occasionally even metre."
from malcolm boyd's oxford composer companions : j.s. bach (on chaconne, text by natalie jenne & meredith little)

for the limited edition, we have decided on an edition of 10 for $150 each
edition will include :
  • a drawing by matthew swiezynski (40 minute drawing listening to fragments of night)
  • photographic portfolio
  • the cd * the castle at cöthen (1717-1723) *
  • a small booklet
  • synthetic horse hair fabric around the standard edition
  • other items of interest, all enclosed in a lovely box

this limited edition of 11 will be the first of 3 different releases spread over the next year, more details to follow.

please email to reserve a copy at : invisiblebirds (at) gmail (dot) com

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