Concert Works
Polygraphiae
Euridice Remix
The Chronicle Orb

Theatre Works
The Soul of the Rock
The Lost Mansion of Sojourn
Talking to Myself
S p (l) a c e s

Experimental
Solo Piano
Off-Topic Collective
Live Electronic Music
From My Window
Leaving Venice
Modulations
Artifacts
Elevator
Subway

NoiseReductionSociety
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James Hegarty
- Now in our 15th year.

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Euridice Remix received its premiere at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis to a standing-room only audience. Remix was composed in a six-week period after the tragedies of September 11, 2001 and the far-reaching implications of the search for lost loved ones had particularly strong meaning at the time.

This work is a remix of history's first opera, Euridice, by Jacopo Peri. Ottavio Rinuccini's original libretto gives a happy ending to the well known Greek tragedy -- better suited to the original performance in celebration of the wedding of Enrico IV to Maria de' Medici in Forence in 1600.

Italian is used for texts that reflect the original work. English is used for texts that are completely new additions. The primary purpose of Euridice Remix is musical and all aspects of the story are not fully portrayed.

Remnants of the early work are molded and fashioned into a modern statement using current technological tools. Like fragments in a collage, these musical elements function representationally as well as structurally and as content.

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