19/06/2016

Din Søte Forening å Smake - full version of documentation


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Devised and performed by Eleanor Clare. Commissioned by BLOKK presentere, Torvsalen, Gamle Bergen, 2016. 

Lyrics and melody in the final section have been extracted from 'Jesus din søte forening å smake', Allendorf 1712/Hygrom 1740. English translation of lyrics sung: "your sweet union to taste/is longed for and needed with heart and with mind/tear me from all that holds me back/draw me to you, my beginning, inside/show me with clarity/my powerlessness and struggle/show me the abyss of corruption within me/that its nature could turn to the death/the spirit alone must live for you.