Memorizing “Intégrales”

On February 20th, Alarm Will Sound and Dance Heginbotham presented “Twinned” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. As part of the performance Alarm Will Sound performed Intégrales by Edgard Varèse while moving around the Engelhardt Court in the American Wing of the museum. To be able to pull off playing and moving AWS members devised some ingenious ways to memorize their parts. Here’s a gallery of showing some of the notation systems and ways of carrying it around they developed:

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