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Songs Of Love And Loss

by Emmanuel Witzthum

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Date : 03.03.18
Map Point : eilean 56
Color : white/grey
Season : winter
Duration : 38.24 mn
Edition : limited to 160 copies


"Eyes shut, leaves
Lift in winds across
Autumn skies

Soft rain falls
Winter solitude
At night, still

Shy flowers
Cloud sighs, clear blue sky,
Breeze turns warm

Against tree
Eyes look to sunset
In summer "


Emmanuel Witzthum - violist, composer, multidisciplinary artist, and lecturer. Studied at the Manhattan School of Music, NYC with Michael Tree of the Guarneri Quartet. Performed with numerous orchestras such as the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in NYC, the Berlin Staatskapelle, ensemble Intercontemporain and others. As electronic musician and composer participated at the year long cursus at IRCAM, Paris and was guest composer of the DAAD artists program in Berlin. Performed at the ZKM, the 104 Paris, the Matadero Madrid, the Jewish Museum Berlin amongst others and recorded for Deutsche Grammofon under Pierre Boulez with ensemble Intercontemporain.

Seven years after his first album released on the wonderful label Cotton Goods, he presents on eilean rec. his second opus. 4 tracks, 4 Haikus like 4 seasons. In parallel, Since 2010, he has recorded with Craig Tattersall (Humble Bee) under the project E & I, three releases and one Ep.



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released March 3, 2018

Music by Emmanuel Witzthum
Viola, voice, electronics - Emmanuel Witzthum

Artwork by Dirk Stewen
Mastered by Mathias Van Eecloo
Inside Photography by Mathias Van Eecloo
Design by Rémi Verdier


Dedicated to Alma and Thalia
Thank you to - c, m and n


artwork : SITZENDER AKT (2008) /
Ink and Watercolor on paper /
Courtesy the artist and Maureen Paley



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