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notes for a speech

Peter Lemmens
notes for a speech, 2020
sheet music, live piano performance, annotations
25 x A4 pages (recto), approximately 26 minutes

Retail price : EUR 2,000.00 (VAT excl.)

"A historical speech is transcribed as sheet music. The actual words are omitted and the discourse is flattened to elementary notes and rhythm. A placeholder sound piece unfolds as a pianist performs the piece: a karaoke, instrumental version of a speech as a setting for possible other words.