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Licked - Resonance 2004 licked

- A collaboration with writer Edward Carey and musical composer Dominic Sales comissioned by Opera North and co-produced by Leeds Met University. Opera North Leeds ran a number of events entitled Resonance to encourage collaboration between opera, composers and other artists.

Performed 2004 - 2005 at:

Leeds Met University. Nottingham Lakeside Theatre. BAC, Battersea. Firsts Festival, Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House. London. Warwick Arts Centre. West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds. ICA London. Groningen, Holland.

A short piece using live puppetry, 4 short prerecorded films which are partly animated, a singer and marimba player. The songs were written by novelist and playwrit Edward Carey author of Observatory Mansions and Alva and Irva.

With its main theme taken from an old nursery rhyme, the music for LICKED is a fusion of styles written for Soprano, percussion, sounds specially synthesised for the project and samples of pillows, eggs, cucumbers, bowls, birds, leaves and many more.

Performed by Dominic Sales and sung by Kath Price.


Film stills from Licked