The Wire


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Track 20

Manuel Zurria

"Lachrimae Coactae" (By John Dowland)

From the release Landscape With Tears

(Die Schachtel)

Flute player Manuel Zurria was born in Catania in 1962 and has been living in Rome since 1980. He has worked closely with many composers, including Salvatore Sciarrino, Alvin Lucier and Terry Riley. In early 2008 Die Schachtel released Zurria’s REPEAT!, a triple CD representing the sum of his experiences, including original works and pieces transcribed for flute and electronics in collaboration with Arvo Pärt, Louis Andriessen, Tom Johnson and more.