Rimini – 2023
Luigi Castiglioni has created the second artist’s book of Gavin Bryars’ iconic song “The Sinking of the Titanic”.
Printed letterpress on Fabriano Tiepolo 250 gsm by Tipoteca Italiana Cornuda (Treviso) on an original Nebiolo Atena cylinder press of 1963.
The etchings were processed on polymer plates and printed by Benveniste Contemporary in Madrid.
The limited edition consists of one hundred and thirty copies signed by Gavin Bryars and Cristina Iglesias.
Copies in Arabic numerals from 1/100 to 30/100 are composed by three etchings one suite of etchings and an engraved metal plate used for printing.
Copies in Roman numerals from I/XXX to XXX/XXX are for collaborators and artists.
Each copy includes:
Gavin Bryars’ autograph musical notation representing the sound of the Titanic’s bell (E flat) a 10 inch vinyl record with on side A the original sounds used by Gavin Bryars to compose the pre-recorded material for performing the piece and on side B the testimony of Miss Edith Russell and Miss Eva Hart two survivors of the tragedy interviewed by Gavin Bryars in 1972.
Special thanks to Schott Music Ltd
For the original music score: ©1994 Schott Music Ltd
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For this printed edition: ©2023 Luigi Castiglioni Editore Rimini
Reproduction not permitted
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