These pieces represent five walks around ‘Lachrymae’, an immersive installation inspired by the transformation of girls to trees and tears to amber in Ted Hughes’ adaptation of Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Installation devised and created by Helen Ottaway (composer), Alastair Goolden (sound designer), Rowena Pearce and Tim Millar (artists).
Lachrymae was installed in the Avenue of Trees, Wandsworth Park, 2013 as part of The Shimmy 2013. Photographs by Frances Ottaway.
Produced by Artmusic. www.artmusic.org.uk
released May 19, 2013
Melanie Pappenheim (voice) - tracks 1, 3, 4 & 5
Caroline Radcliffe (voice) - tracks 1, 2 & 4
Anne Wood (violin)
Recorded and edited by Alastair Goolden
Recorded at Shave Farm, Somerset, 2000
Photography by Frances Ottaway
Produced by Artmusic www.artmusic.org.uk