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Vogt, Herman: The Marvel of Turin 



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    The Marvel of Turin
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    for Church Organ
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    The Marvel of Turin is inspired by the amazing phenomenon of the Shroud of Turin (in Italian: Sindone di Torino, Sacra Sindone). This shroud is according to Christian tradition the historical burial cloth of Jesus Christ, and displays to the naked eye a vague depiction of a man with crossed hands and wounds with actual blood stains on feet, in wrists, in the ribs and on the forehead. In a negative photograph of the shroud this picture is startlingly clear, and the face of a bearded man comes forth.
    The shroud has on some occasions been examined by international scientists to find out how the picture of the man actually came to be. It has been a subject of dispute for decades, of its dating and geographical origin and historical authenticity.
    But nevertheless, the shroud is a mysterious and intriguing object that has raised more questions than answers by the scientific examinations it has been subjected to. Even after all this thorough research, it still comes down to a question of belief.
    The work is inspired by this surprising object and its strange and still quite unknown story. It depicts duality and floating mysticism, followed by glittering outbursts, always with an underlying ambiguity...
    The Marvel of Turin was commissioned by the Norwegian organist Anders Eidsten Dahl and first performed in Oslo Domkirke in 2013.



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