Karen Werner (karenwerner.net) is living in Bergen, Norway, producing songs, radio essays and live hörspiel performances in addition to creating radio stations, including SkottegatenFM which broadcast from her dining room, and the expanded storefront radio station, Radio Multe, 93.8FM and radiomulte.live.
Swimming Through Butterflies
February 9, 2018
The scoring of this piece feels raw and vivid - clearly the cello is a second narrator in this... The scoring of this piece feels raw and vivid - clearly the cello is a second narrator in this piece, seamlessly harmonizing with the speaking voice and pointing to both speech's and the narrative's musicality. This piece makes time slow right down, with musical interludes complex and abstract enough to bring the listener fully into this conjured fluttering space. On every listen, we're left with a potent sense of wonder.