Janet Cardiff / Forty-Part Motet / 2001Janet Cardiff
Forty-Part Motet

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Creator Name: Cardiff, Janet
Creator Nationality: CANADIAN
Creator Dates/Places: born: 1957 - died:
Biography: Canadian, born 1957
Gender: F
Creator Birth Place: Canada: Ontario, Brussels
Creator Name-CRT: Janet Cardiff
Title: Forty-Part Motet
View: Alternate View
Creation Start Date: 2001
Creation End Date: 2001
Creation Date: 2001
Object Type: Sculpture
Classification Term: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: 40-track audio installation
Dimensions: Dimensions variable
AMICA Contributor: National Gallery of Canada
Owner Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
ID Number: 40634.1-40
Credit Line: Purchased 2001
Rights: http://national.gallery.ca/english/index.html
Subject Description: A reworking of 'Spem in Alium' (1575) by Thomas Tallis. The forty voices are grouped into eight choirs of five voices. Each voice was recorded separately and is played back through a single loudspeaker. The piece was recorded by the Salisbury Cathedral Choir, and was originally commissioned by the Salisbury Festival.
AMICA ID: NGC_.40634.1-40
Measurement Unit: cm
Measurement Dimension: width
AMICA Library Year: 2003
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