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Faster Than Sound: Star-Shaped Biscuit
Opens: 15/09/2012 Snape Maltings, SuffolkDora Maar, one of Picasso's most famous muses, awaits the apocalypse in this fantastical, electronic opera by writer, musician and Brian Eno collaborator David Toop. The titular biscuit that inspired it all actually existed, picked up in a Paris flea market by Maar herself. On for one night only courtesy of Aldeburgh Music's avant-garde offshoot, Faster Than Sound. Read our interview with Toop here. For more information visit: http://www.fasterthansound.com/ Buy: http://www.fasterthansound.com/
Guardian“There are fascinating ideas here in both the treatment and the music...” Even as a piece of extended sound art, a sense of absorption was lacking. For much of it I found I was longing for silence. But then again, that may well have been the point...
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