The Cutty Wren

2010
Country: United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Duration: 5 mins
|56 Seconds
B&W,
Sound: Stereo
Ratio: 4:3
Available Format/s: SD Video / HD Video /
Original Format: SD video
Themes: 
  • Music and sound

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In extreme close-up, using his idiosyncratic extended vocal technique, singer Phil Minton performs his own spine tingling rendition of the traditional British Folk song – The Cutty Wren. A song from the Peasants’ Revolt (1381).With piano accompaniment, arrangement and original research by Veryan Weston.Shown in a special feature on Phil Minton at the Il Gesto del Suono Film Festival in Bolzano, Italy 2009 and Zwei Tage Zeit Festival Zurich 2012, The Voice and the Lens Icon Gallery, Birmingham 2012, Spitalfields Music Festival at the Whitechapel Gallery.

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