“All variations are but a type of distortion, no? Evans explores artistic fidelity, taking Mendelssohn’s text (a weakly translated letter excerpt) and music (a few bars from a Song without Words) through an eclectic series of variations. Part one opens upon distorted speech whose noise clears away gradually upon repetition only to reveal jumbled words.”
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