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  • Name: PRETTY BASSIC a choreographed concert for two performers and two bass guitars.
  • Created by: saga&magga
  • Icelandic title: PRETTY BASSIC sviðsett hljóðverk fyrir tvo flytjendur og tvo rafmagnsbassa.
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  • Director: Margrét Bjarnadóttir, Saga Sigurðardóttir
  • Music: Úlfur Hansson
  • Lights: Benedict Andrews
  • Choreographer: Margrét Bjarnadóttir, Saga Sigurðardóttir
  • Performers: Margrét Bjarnadóttir, Saga Sigurðardóttir
  • Producer: saga&magga
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  • Touring information:
  • The piece was performed at Reykjavik Dance Festival, September 2009
  • TUPP performance festival in Uppsala, Sweden, April 2010.
  • Number of people on tour: 3-4 (2 performers, light technician and sound technician)
  • Number of people on stage: 2
  • The production is available on tour in summer 2011 and in 2012.
  • The piece needs two ampec amplifiers on stage, provided by the host, and a powerful smoke machine.
  • also provided by the host.
  • Instruments (2 electric bass guitars) are brought by the company.
  • For further light/sound planning, please contact: rassaga@gmail.com
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  • When and where premiered?
  • Reykjavik Dance Festival, September 2009
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  • Webpage:  www.margretbjarnadottir.com
  • What is it?
  • It is a 20 minute choreographed concert for two bass guitars,
  • Two ampeq amplifiers and two performers.
  • It is a progressive meditative session of
  • penetrating sound and feedback,
  • delivered through a performative
  • ritual of perfect unison and sustenance.
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  • PRETTY BASSIC was created in and inspired by the
  • Elemental surroundings of the deserted Galtarviti
  • Lighthouse in the Westfjord mountains of Iceland
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  • Production information:
  • -lenght :20 min
  • -audience (suitible for?): Suitible for an adult audience
  • (the sound may be challenging for sensitive ears due to intense bass and feedback.)
  • -Use of text? NO
  • -artform: Choreographed Concert / Performance
  • Other information:The piece was invited to TUPP festival in Sweden,
  • as a side act to Laurie Anderson’s Europe premiere of her creation for stage DELUSION.