En-he-du-an-na-me-en


2019-20
for solo voice, and electronics:
(composed of Rosie Middleton’s voice)

Expected premiere:
Iceland Dark Music Days, April 2021

︎Voice(less):
Comissioning Series
mezzosoprano Rosie Middleton (UK)


En-he-du-an-na-me-en conceived at:
Banff Music Residency, Early Fall 2019



editing, mix: Esin Gunduz
︎Press



En-he-du-an-na-me-en*




* I AM Enheduanna
the prominent line that resonates with female-individuation
from the ancient poem “Exaltation of Inanna
(inscribed on the tablet above)

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Inspired by the text
“The Exaltation of Inanna”
by the first author Enheduanna 𒂗𒃶𒌌𒀭𒈾
(a Sumerian High Priestess writing in 2300 BCE),

En-he-du-an-na-me-en (2019-20)
explores  the struggle and resistance
of a silenced woman
becoming resonant again!



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Guided by interference and transformation,
Gunduz’s multi-layered recordings of Rosie Middleton’s voice
make up the electronics.

Audience journeys between
        the character’s innermost sounds and
the outer limits of resonance!


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© 2020 Esin Gunduz
Composer | Vocal performer





mezzo-soprano
Rosie
Middleton






“Voice(less)
is a series of commissions for voice and electronics,
exploring voice loss, voicelessness, and communication”.

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︎Rosie Middleton
mezzo-soprano


︎Voice(less)
Commissioning Series





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© 2020 Esin Gunduz.
Composer | Vocal performer

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