Singing Waters

From WikiDelia
Jump to: navigation, search
(thumbnail)
"Il Pleut" by Apollinaire

In the Attic Tapes three tapes seem to be for a piece called Singing Waters[1][2] including the lyrics "It is raining women's voices".[3]

The text is the poem “Il pleut” by Apollinaire. Highly evocative and literal treatments of this text. The poem’s graphology is apparently also reflected in Derbyshire’s treatments. [...] The label on this reel presumably refers to Penny as the singer.[4]

Tapes

  • DD026: "Water Penny Studio"
  • DD068: "Singing Waters" recording session
  • DD069: "Singing Waters" treated material
  • DD091: "Singing Waters" untreated material


Availability

  • In James Percival's thesis there is a spectrogram of one of the makeup sounds (Attic Tape CDD/1/7/37[3] from 2'49"-3'00") recoverted here to noisy and distorted audio by resynthesizing it from the spectrogram

CDD-1-7-37 2'49"-3'00" Water makeup

CDD-1-7-37 2'49"-3'00" Water makeup.ogg

References

  1. DD068: "Singing Waters"
  2. DD069: "Singing Waters"
  3. 3.0 3.1 DD026: "Water Penny Studio", "It is raining women's voices"
  4. Notes to tape DD026 in Appendix 2 of James Percival's thesis.
Personal tools
This is a cached copy of the requested page, and may not be up to date.

Sorry! This site is experiencing technical difficulties.

Try waiting a few minutes and reloading.

(Can't contact the database server: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2) (localhost))


You can try searching via Google in the meantime.
Note that their indexes of our content may be out of date.