What is the Word

by Benjamin Dwyer

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Conor Lovett - voice
Maya Homburger - baroque violin
Benjamin Dwyer - guitar / prepared guitar
Barry Guy - double bass

1-6 six residua (after Beckett) 18:27
7-11 what is the word (triptych with interludes) 32:56
12-16 five disjecta (after Beckett) 14:16

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released April 6, 2020

All music composed by Benjamin Dwyer
six disjecta are dedicated to Maya Homburger
what is the word is dedicated to Michael Dwyer
five disjecta are dedicated to Jonathan Creasy

All texts by Samuel Beckett, used by kind permission of the Samuel Beckett Estate / Curtis Brown

“…eleven reflections on Beckett, music and silence…”
essay by Benjamin Dwyer

Cover photograph by Barra Ó Séaghdha
Artwork by Maria Simonds-Gooding
The Bright Field III, 2011, 47 x 66cm, Aluminium
Photograph by Gillian Buckley
Design by Max Franosch

Recorded by Christopher Corrigan at the Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC), Belfast, November 8 – 10th 2019
Mixed and Mastered by Christopher Corrigan
Produced by Nick Roth for Diatribe Records, Dublin

Special thanks to Middlesex University Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries

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