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Craft & Vinyl - #YouBelongHere

"In the Summer of 2019, we recorded our album Once Upon a Time, our first recorded version of a "story concert." Although we had explored this concept for several years prior with storyteller Sarah Walker, Once Upon a Time was our first collaboration with Benedict Sheehan, who composed incidental music (almost like a choral movie score) to accompany Sarah's dialogue and to connect the musical dots between existing works by an array of composers. That summer, it became clear that we had stumbled onto something unusual and special. First, the idea of a continuous choral story score - combining elements of classical performance, storytelling, film scoring, and theatricality - seemed to be a rich new idiom for choral performance art. Second, the collaborative team of the project seemed like a dream come true - there was a strong sense of mutual respect for everyone's unique talents, and a rare ability for creative push and pull..." (Matthew Guard, Artistic Director)
"In the Summer of 2019, we recorded our album Once Upon a Time, our first recorded version of a "story concert." Although we had explored this concept for several years prior with storyteller Sarah Walker, Once Upon a Time was our first collaboration with Benedict Sheehan, who composed incidental music (almost like a choral movie score) to accompany Sarah's dialogue and to connect the musical dots between existing works by an array of composers. That summer, it became clear that we had stumbled onto something unusual and special. First, the idea of a continuous choral story score - combining elements of classical performance, storytelling, film scoring, and theatricality - seemed to be a rich new idiom for choral performance art. Second, the collaborative team of the project seemed like a dream come true - there was a strong sense of mutual respect for everyone's unique talents, and a rare ability for creative push and pull..." (Matthew Guard, Artistic Director)
053479226204

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Format: Blu-Ray
Label: Sono Luminus
Rel. Date: 09/23/2022
UPC: 053479226204

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"In the Summer of 2019, we recorded our album Once Upon a Time, our first recorded version of a "story concert." Although we had explored this concept for several years prior with storyteller Sarah Walker, Once Upon a Time was our first collaboration with Benedict Sheehan, who composed incidental music (almost like a choral movie score) to accompany Sarah's dialogue and to connect the musical dots between existing works by an array of composers. That summer, it became clear that we had stumbled onto something unusual and special. First, the idea of a continuous choral story score - combining elements of classical performance, storytelling, film scoring, and theatricality - seemed to be a rich new idiom for choral performance art. Second, the collaborative team of the project seemed like a dream come true - there was a strong sense of mutual respect for everyone's unique talents, and a rare ability for creative push and pull..." (Matthew Guard, Artistic Director)
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