Kurt Isaacson: as a family of civilian ghosts phase-shifts through the fog lights (2014) [Chartreuse]

Kurt Isaacson’s first string trio, as a family of civilian ghosts phase-shifts through the fog lights, from the Chartreuse PLUS/MINUS tour performance at Spectrum, NYC, 16 January 2015.

i. [introitus; machines tracing dust back to the body] (0:04)
ii. [repudiato 1; in the morning after a night spent choking on stars] (2:09)
iii. [repudiato 2; catheter] (locus) (4:45)
iv. [from the clogged tearducts of roadkill scurrying into increased bandwidth] (8:49)
v. [with tiny flashlights clustering in temporary constellations] (14:34)

Chartreuse is Myra Hinrichs, violin; Carrie Frey, viola; Helen Newby, cello. Find out more about us at www.ensemblechartreuse.com and consider helping us keep doing what we do at www.ensemblechartreuse.com/support !

Related to this piece: Matthea Harvey’s “Implications for Modern Life,” which you can read here: www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/182163

Video shot by Bernhard Fasenfest and edited by David Bird.

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