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Translucence

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What If The Present Were The World Last Night
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Translucence
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Nature
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Dance Against The Void
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I Sit Here Immobile
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Prelude To Sebastiane
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Sebastiane
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Sweet Wisdom
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I Am A Mannish Muff Diving Size Queen
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Gravity
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Adam And Eve And Punch - Me - Not
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Impatient Youths Of The Sun
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The System
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No Dragons Will Spring From These Circles
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February
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Prelude
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I Walk In This Garden
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Total Tracks: 17   Total Length: 46:10

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John Schaefer is the host of WNYC’s innovative music/talk show Soundcheck, which features live performances and interviews with a variety of guests. Schaefer ha...more »

07.21.09
Derek Jarman & Donna McKevitt, Translucence
2005 | Label: Instant Karma / AWAL

Derek Jarman kept a diary while making his final films, trying to grow a garden near the inhospitable shore while slowly dying of AIDS. Donna McKevitt worked on Jarman’s film Blue as a member of the Goth/madrigal group Miranda Sex Garden. After Jarman’s death, she set a number of the poems that appeared in his diary for voices, viola and cello. The resulting song cycle, Translucence, is bleak, haunting, briefly manic and often heartbreakingly beautiful.… read more »

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Translucence, by Derek Jarman and Donna McKevitt

Dieu-Merci

True musical beauty! JCR