Autoduplicity is an exploration of music for bodies and speech – our shared instruments – and investigates how these ordinary sounds can be transformed into powerful musical ideas reflective of the human experience. The program also probes themes of blurred identities and realities, questions of sanity, the movements of our bodies, and the rhythms of our speech.
Jennifer and Rachel are dedicated to performing contemporary music. As a cellist and flutist, respectively, they regularly perform avant-garde works. Both musicians perform in artist- led ensembles and consider it part of their art form to spearhead new and exciting artistic projects. Rachel and Jennifer created Autoduplicity to explore performance beyond music for highly trained instrumentalists and to find what this exploration might illuminate when done as a duo. The repertoire on the program was carefully chosen to reflect complementary imitation, cooperation, and friendship.
Peter Ablinger – Das Wirkliche als Vorgestelltes (The Real As Imaginary)
Jackson MacLow – Asymmetries 94 and 259
Mayke Nas – Digit No. 2
Vinko Globokar – ?Corporel
Samuel Beckett – Footfalls
Performed by Jennifer Bewerse and Rachel Beetz