Luigi Archetti & Michael Heisch : The Netherlandisch Proverbs
Luigi Archetti und Michael Heisch spent over two years experimenting
in the studio. The result is the album the “Netherlandish Proverbs” a musicalapproach to the painting by Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525 1569).
Conceived by a process of random selection, the album presents the listener
with freshly perceptible, kaleidoscopic-like audio experiences.
“The Netherlandish Proverbs” is one of Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s best knownpaintings. It contains over 100 sayings and idioms illustrating human weaknessesin a lively and frequently witty way. Luigi Archetti and Michael Heisch used the profusion of ideas of this visual world in order to approach the decentralised organisation of the painting with instruments such as the mandolin, the e-guitar, double bass and e-bass, as well as with electronic sounds.
Luigi Archetti: mandolin, e-guitar, electronics.
Michael Heisch: double bass, e-bass, electronics.
Compositions: Luigi Archetti and Michael Heisch
Production and mixing: Luigi Archetti and Michael Heisch
Produced in: 2005/07
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