This empty, strange time in which we are living was the kick to finally put online this album that was taking dust in the drawer. The strange coincidence is that it has been recorded in a period in which we were in a kind of forced retreat, coming from Istanbul where we met and lived together, preparing ourselves to move to Berlin. Is a long story made of thinking, searching, trying, meditating and you can listening a bit through our music.
The album is a live recording in a little church in the middle of the stunning countryside of Tuscany.
DuoSubRosa is my oldest active project, born in Istanbul in 2013 from the collaboration of me and Uygur Vural on cello.
You can listen and buy the album here:
Another gig with my new electronic project LANFREDINI+MADDALENA again in collaboration with C-drík. The night will be long and rich, check the full program here. The event is in collaboration with Trasmediale/CTM Festival.
Voice solo work in progress…here is what is about.
In this solo performance, Elisabetta brings together different sound levels that act as characters, double faces, insistent thoughts, out-of-control voices.
Everything is based on the concept of the double, the voice is clean in its acoustic dimension, but it is also insistently replicated creating different levels of story.
Melody is the other central element with the search for a new way to accompany it made of noises, drones and duplicated voices. Fragments of ancient melodies linked to the areas of southern Italy, open to new suggestions telling of the sea and its terrible function of union and separation.
Drones, noises, cassettes of various kinds with pre-recorded sounds or used as obsolete loop stations, radios and a shruti box are the objects available for narration.
I love to work with poetry and texts. I have been thinking and researching a musical shape for the opera “Alfabeto Apocalittico” by experimental poet Edoardo Sanguineti for a while. Here is what me and Uygur Vural on cello made on letter “I”. The project is still open and will meet other musicians/ vocal artists in the next year.
Alfabeto Apocalittico is a collection of poems, one poem for each letter of the (Italian) alphabet. In every poem all the worlds start with the same letter. For example in the poem for the letter A, each worlds start with A making a very crazy collection of particular worlds and juxtaposition, game of meanings and sounds.
I love this opera very much and I felt I could take it as an inspiration for some musical composition and improvisation. I played some times with my partner in life and music Uygur Vural on cello and I now feel to extend it to the collaboration with other musicians and artists. The work is totally in progress, if you are an artist and would be part of it, no matter which corner of the word you are, just drop me a line.
I am creating a choir. In fact in Berlin there are enough choirs, because people love to sing together. I found it fantastic. My choir is going to be something different anyway.
Rambling Voices t has the intention of creating a different type of choir, made of research and experimentation. The nature of the project is, as the name implies, constantly on movement and has the simple goal to bring people together and make them sing, immediately as in Berlin as everywhere else.
The coexistence of improvisation, unorganised sounds together with melodic material remains my stronger point of interest.
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For the moment we are meeting once a month but we will double this before the spring comes. Next meeting will be on 11th of November. Write me for infos.
I am working on my new voice.
I am exploring how to accompany melodies with with drones, noises and texts. I am using three tape recorders, both with pre-recored sound and things that I record live. Sometimes it sound with an electronics set, tis is exiting. ========With me always my faithful shruti box and probably other instruments played in a non-classical way…my works with the over-head projector might appear in a certain point in the future ////^^^^^ work in progress ≠≠≠/////