With sounds and rhythms that mix the atmospheres of western and world music, the composition collects a variety of stories, scientific descriptions, newscasts and mythological narrations that tell of storms, destructions, rebirth and beauty.
This kaleidoscopic vision is a kind of hymn to the force of nature, and at the same time is a warning that wants to encourage people to reflect on the environmental emergencies that our planet is facing. Throughout all, is the continuous transformation of weather, following the evolution of a year on earth, and outlining the changing seasons.
Sometimes funny, sometimes frightening or tragic, each atmosphere produces different sounds, and different languages.
Composer : Elizabeth Swados
Lyrics : Filippo Consales
Music director, arrangements: Claudio Scarabottini
Music supervisor: Kris Kukul
Hong Gie Kim, Drums
Claudio Scarabottini , Keyboard
Francesco Savoretti, Percussion
Heather Paauwe, Violin
Paolo Rosichetti, Bass
Yukio Tsuji, Shakuachi, Kayagum, Percussion
Gionni Di Clemente, Guitar, Oud, Bouzuky
Bisse Choir with Dara Orland, Rachael Duddy, Preston Martin, Tom Hennnes
String Orchestra for songs 'Iris' and 'The Giant and the Mermaid' orchestrated and conducted by Stefano Zavattoni
Recording studio: S&M Studio
Sound Engineer: Paolo Chiari
Sound designer: Elio Germani
Music Label & Distribution: Ars Spoletium