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Prostrate Before a Periwinkle

from ICS 2015​.​06​.​07 by Amy Denio / Spoot Music

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First song composed today. Commissioned by Kai Weber. I took the letters of the title and linked them to musical notes.
The photo is from Tiptons' tour.
Outside ARCI Virgilio, Mantova Italy. 2 May 2015.


from ICS 2015​.​06​.​07, released June 9, 2015
Composed, recorded and produced by Amy Denio.
Accordions, glockenspiel, frame drum, voices, clarinets.

Kai Weber says: 'The title is a line from Gilbert Keith Chesterton's essay book "Heretics", and the whole sentence goes something like "The greater and more powerful a man is, the more he would be inclined to prostrate himself before a periwinkle." (Interestingly the German translation of the book makes a violet of the periwinkle: "Je größer und kraftvoller ein Mensch, desto eher neigt er dazu, vor einem Veilchen in die Knie zu sinken.")'


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Amy Denio / Spoot Music Seattle, Washington

Amy Denio is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist composer, singer and music producer based in Seattle, WA. She's been commissioned to compose for dance, theater and film, and has received numerous grants and fellowships and collaborated with artists worldwide.

She has performed at festivals, clubs, schools, prisons, social centers and ruins throughout Europe, North America and Asia.
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