1. RING OUT THE OLD BRING IN THE NEW

  • "And That's The He And The She Of It ..." (James Joyce)

2. QUARTET

  • "We Shall Not Cease From Exploration ..." (T.S. Eliot)
  • Doves in the Glass Dome (from Berlin Zoo by Rose, 1983)
  • "With the Flame of Incandescent Terror ..." (T.S. Eliot)
  • "Diamonds in The Rough" (Trad. Miner's Spiritual)

3. THE WALL IS DOWN

  • "Sheyn bin ich sheyn" (Trad. Yiddish Song)
  • Mein lieber Elefant (from Berlin Zoo by Rose, 1983)
  • One World (from Berlin Zoo by Rose, 1983)
  • "Als ich nachher von dir ging" (Text by Bertolt Brecht)

4. OPEN THE GATES

  • The Border Smiles/Die Grenze lächelt (Text by Rose, 1978)
  • Pony Boy, Pony Boy
  • "The Sun is Low, the Hour is Late" (Nielah Prayer)

5. CLEANSING THE SENSES

  • Excerpt ‚Invocation' (from "Pan Tadeusz" by Adam Mickiewicz)
  • Cleansing the Senses (from Test-Traveler/Polar Star by Rose, 1999)
  • "When I Consider Everything That Grows" (Sonnet #15, W. Shakespeare)

6. POLAR STAR

  • Main St. (from Test-Traveler/Polar Star by Rose, 1999)
  • "Vision of Obadiah" (Haftorah/Vaislach)
  • Talmud Blessing, Berakhot, 17a
  • "So Blue" (by Noah Shapiro)

7. SYMPHONY OF CREATURES

  • Miracle Manor (from Test-Traveler/Polar Star by Rose, 1999)
  • "By the waters of ..." (Excerpt from "Finnegan's Wake" by J. Joyce)

"Cleansing the Senses" is performed for circa one hour without intermission

© all photos by Dirk Michael Deckbar 2005

read: Notes on "Cleansing the Senses" by Cecile Rossant