Moon: libretto

Armanno, Venero (2012) Moon: libretto. Brisbane, QLD, Australia, The Australian Voices.

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Author Armanno, Venero
Title Moon: libretto
Place of publication Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Publisher The Australian Voices
Publication date 2012-07
Total pages 1 Musical libretto
Language eng
Subject Original Creative Work - Textual work
Formatted Abstract/Summary
What happens when the moon falls in love with a young man on earth? Hear the sublime sounds of The Australian Voices in this uplifting story...

This beautiful poem by Venero Armanno, set to music by Gordon Hamilton and accompanied by stunning photography by David Collins is an adventurous new work by The Australian Voices. Presented at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and toured around Australia and now internationally.

The moon, Diana, has been orbiting the earth for billions of years but now she's lonely and wants a boyfriend. She sends out her moonbeams, looking through windows and finds a beautiful young man, Sam. She is attracted to the light of his laptop screen as he sits in bed. But, Sam is sick. He spends most of his time surfing the internet trying to see the world he cannot see. Diana decides to come to earth in womanly form...

MOON explores the fragility of life and power of love over death - the strange emotions surrounding love and death, particularly at a young age, the sense of fear and perhaps relief. Ultimately it is a story of love and reconciliation.

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