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Physick House

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321 South 4th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

October 2008

JOZEF VAN WISSEM | ASHOKE SEN | SEAN MATTIO | BROOKE SIETINSON | MARY LATTIMORE | MICHAEL BARKER

October 5, 2008 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm EDT
Physick House, 321 South 4th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Brooke Sietinsons (projections), Mary Lattimore (harp), Michael Barker (electronics, processing, homemade instruments) Much of the work of Jozef van Wissem is based on the application of mirror images to lute composition. The work is idiomatic to lute tablature of around AD 1600. Through study in New York City with Patrick O'Brien, he discovered that from the Middle Ages on, one of the variations on the cantus firmus (the given melody) is the backwards performance of the melody. As a result,…

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