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The shape of your words

for two violins

  ·  Duration:  8m 19s

Duration:  8m 19s

Composer:   Louise Webster

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Louise Webster: The shape o...

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The work is a dialogue between two parties in which words spoken take on a form and substance. The ideas underlying this piece arose in the context of recent events, in which courageous individuals have spoken out about injustice of many kinds. I found myself reflecting on the power of the spoken word and the human voice. Stringed instruments are, after all, an extension of our voices, our words, and the shapes created when silence is broken.