Antonin Artaud: tHE pHILOSOPHER’S sTONE
This is posted in observance of Antonin Artaud (Sept. 4, 1896) – playwright, poet, actor, visionary.
“We do not mean to bore the audience to death with transcendental cosmic preoccupations. Audiences are not interested in whether there are profound clues to the show’s thought and action, since in general this does not concern them. But these must still be there and that concerns us.” – Antonin Artaud
a tone-poem for gamelan, strings, and 2 synthesizers by Patrick GRANT after a scenario by Antonin ARTAUD (La Pierre Philosophale – 1931), commissioned by the Cornell Gamelan Ensemble 2003
The Picasso Connection
tHE pHILOSOPHER’S sTONE
music for gamelan, strings, and 2 synthesizers – 2003
PDF Score – 120 pp – 8 MB
Entry filed under: 1 - MUSIC, 2 - MISE-EN-SCENE, 3 - MOVEMENT, 4 - MONOGRAPHS, 5 - MONTAGE, 7 - MEATWARE, 8 - MIXED MEDIA, 9 - MISC. Tags: antonin artaud, frankenstein, gamelan, guernica, judith malina, julian beck, living theatre, lou harrison, Patrick Grant, picasso, robert wilson, surrealism, the philosopher's stone, Theater of Cruelty.