Waywords & Meansigns – Steve Gregoropoulos on Setting Finnegans Wake to Music

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Steve Gregoropoulos is one of the composers working on Waywords and Meansigns, an international project setting Finnegans Wake to music unabridged. For the project he worked the with book’s third chapter, “The Trial of Earwicker”. Gregoropoulos has read Finnegans Wake. Three times. “The first time I read it like a piece of literature,” he says. […]

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Bloomsday Around the Globe

Events in Canada Montreal celebrates James Joyce’s “Ulysses” and Irish Montreal’s culture Friday June 12 – Festival Opening: Storytelling & Irish Harp; Irish award winning film  “Ballymun Lullaby”and then off to McKibbins.   Saturday June 13 – Montreal Irish Day: Walking tour of Irish Montreal in the morning &  Musical Gala featuring top Montreal talent. […]

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Clinton Cahill’s Illuminating The Wake no.25

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Welcome back to Illuminating The Wake, a personal visualization of Finnegans Wake through pictorial notation and ‘reading-through-drawing’.  If this is your first visit to this blog, well basically I’m trying to explore some of the meaning of the text by recording mental images generated at the point of reading.  Hence the resulting densely layered surface, […]

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