C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

D0 note (18.35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

F0 note (21.83 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

G0 note (24.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

A0 note (27.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

Smith, Margery: Humanity Washed Ashore 



Basic information



  • Program notes: 

    The image of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi washed up on a beach in Turkey became a symbol of the human tragedy unfolding on the shores of Europe during 2015 as a result of the war in Syria. He was not the only one. For a short time it seemed that the global community was open to finding a more compassionate approach. However, national governments seem incapable of dealing with the flow of refugees from conflict in a long-term, cooperative and globally responsible way. In 'Humanity Washed Ashore' I want to keep that spirit of compassion alive. One of the unique strengths of music is its ability to embody loneliness & pain but also strength & freedom.

  • Technical specs: 

    Duration as solo work-7:30
    Duration with video-12.30
    Performance possibilities…
    1. As a solo performance. (Margery Smith would like to perform this work if possible)
    2. As a live performance with the video Paradise made from the sculpture this work was twinned with at an earlier event in 2017. The video is created by Penelope Lee from a hand made sculpture, Paradise by Nathalie Hartog Gautier and Penelope Lee. Please note: High definition version of the video is available on request



Total number of musicians: 
Musicians1st player2nd player



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