Michał Libera With Martin Küchen And Ralf Meinz ‎– Tyto Alba : 13 Portraits Of Melancholics, Birds And Their Co-Hearing

Bôłt ‎– BR R008
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CD comes in 3-panel cardboard package. Recorded and assembled between 16th of January and 16th of February 2014 in Blåse and Visby (Gotland, Sweden); 25th of July and 23rd of August in Ricadi (Calabria, Italy). Mixed between 9th and 13th of September 2014 in Tübingen (Schwaben, Germany)

Quote from the notes on the album:
"'Tyto Alba' includes quotes from 'Stanzas' by Giorgio Agamben, 'Delphi Complete Work' by Aristotle, 'Writing the inner Voice' by Daniella Cascella, 'Desire' by Max Ernst with spoken word by Jack Bittner and Libby Holman, music by Paul Bowles, voice of Rita Goold published on 'Occult Voices - Paranormal Music, Recordings of Unseen Inteligences 1905-2007', 'Ritual Defamation' by Martin Küchen, Piano Sonata in B-Minor by Franz Liszt performed by Martha Argerich, 'Bird and Person Dyning' by Alvin Lucier, 'Natura Morta', 'Coma', 'Per la Sete dell'Orecchio' by Walter Marchetti, 'A Heart so White' by Javier Marías, 'Life. User's manual' by Georges Perec, 'Politzer's Text-Book of the Diseases of the Ear and Adjacent Organs' by Adam Politzer, 'Auguste Rodin' by Rainer Maria Rilke, 'The Rings of Saturn' by W.G. Sebald, 'The Five Senses, Philosophy of the Mingled Bodies' by Michel Serres, String Quartet No. 1 'From my Life' by Bedřich Smetana performed by Marika Constant, Mecca Menard, Rebecca Gans, Kendra Grittani, 'Vulltures, Nine Birds Feeding on Zebra, Carcas, Itong Planes, Kenya' by Chris Watson, voices of owls of North America as well as Common Potoo, Gray-breasted Crake, Speckled Hummingbird, Andean Solitaire, Yungas Pygmy, Yellow-knobbed Curassow archived in a collection of Cornell University."

Sound essay commissioned and produced by BAC-Baltic Art Centre in the framework of its Production-in-Residence program 2014 with kind support of Polish institute in Stockholm

Project realized thanks to Młoda Polska stipend of Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

Project supported by Polish Institute in Stockholm (Anna Tomaszewska), Il Mulino del Porticello. Centro Sperimentale de Arte Contemporanea (Rinus van Alebeek), Blåse Kalkbruksmuseum (Ove Patterson), Kulturskolan Gotland, Uppsala University - Campus Gotland, Film on Gotland