The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library worked with 5 of our favorite visual artists: we provided each artist with a song as inspiration for a visual piece. Each artist provided us with a visual work as inspiration for a song.
Videos about the creation of the songs: blog.michaeljepstein.com/2012/07/the-michael-j-epstein-memorial-library_29.html
Kristilyn (Zombie Romance) created a piece inspired by our song "Stranger" and we wrote a song inspired by "The Procession."
Walter Sickert created a piece inspired by our song "The Violinist" and we wrote a song inspired by "Saint of Glass Worms."
Dug McCormack created a piece inspired by our song "Faith in Free Part III" and we wrote a song inspired by "twelve little dreams of large things."
Raúl Gonzalez III created a piece inspired by our song "Holy Ghost" and we wrote a song inspired by "la Cubeta".
Craig Maher created a piece inspired by our song "Amylee" and we wrote a song inspired by "Brood."
released October 2, 2012
1. Saint of Glass Worms...inspired by Walter Sickert
2. The Procession...inspired by Kristilyn
3. la Cubeta...inspired by Raúl Gonzalez III
4. twelve little dreams of large things...inspired by Dug McCormack
5. Brood...inspired by Craig Maher
6. The Violinist...selected by Walter Sickert
7. Stranger...selected by Kristilyn
8. Holy Ghost...selected by Raúl Gonzalez III
9. Faith in Free Part III...selected by Dug McCormack
10. Amylee...selected by Craig Maher
The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library is:
Jane Allard...glockenspiel, melodica, organ, piano
Rachel Leah Blumenthal..flute, voice, bass fl., piccolo
Sophia Cacciola...drums, voice
Susannah Plaster...viola, voice
Emily Riehl (1-5)...guitar, viola, voice
Tanya Palit (6-10)...voice, guitar, ukulele
Holly Collins (6-10)...kalimba, voice
Sasha Goldberg...tenor recorder (7, 8, 10)
Michael J. Epstein...guitar, voice
On Inter-Library Loan:
Veronica Dale - theremin (8, 10)
Additional Vocals: Johnny Blazes (1), Catherine Capozzi (1), Deborah Haber (1, 2), Linnea Herzog (1), Jesse Nicole (1), Ria (1), Jen Rosen (1)
The "Faith in Free" choir (9): Sarah Rabdau, Kristy Hanson, Keirstin Proud, Jaime Furda, Linnea E. Herzog, Janelle LaMarche, Kimberly Miller, Melissa Zeigler, Mali Sastri, Jada Willard, Hthaiwon Layne, Leilani Roser
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