Stones/Water/Time/Breath

November 11, 2019 7:44 AM

My partner and I performed Dean Rosenthal’s Stones/Water/Time/Breath yesterday at the The Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami, Florida.

Dean Rosenthal’s Stones/Water/Time/Breath is experimental music in which a participant or participants choose any body of water and perform a set of actions designed to create a musical performance. It was born from an impromptu performance by the composer in May 2012 on Martha’s Vineyard that was later written down as a set of performance steps that can be performed by everyone.
Many thanks to Miko for making the post which introduced me to the work; the process was as lovingly meditative as I had hoped and I plan to perform the piece again when I am waterside and the mood strikes.

posted by youarenothere (4 comments total)

Used a bit of this in this month's podcast!
posted by cortex at 9:28 AM on December 3


Hell yeah! Thanks cortex--I feel like a total rock star!
posted by youarenothere at 10:04 AM on December 3


Stone water time breath star surely

*plays rimshot*

*rimshot is actually a small burble in creek eddy*
posted by cortex at 10:13 AM on December 3


goddamnit

how did i not

Much appreciation for picking up my slack on that one; you are truly gracious in your tireless work to let no possible punnery float by neglected.
posted by youarenothere at 12:59 PM on December 3


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