Portfolio > Letters (1988)

Letters is a series of original cello miniatures alternated with reading of excerpts from the letters of Michelangelo, John Steinbeck, Rosa Luxembourg, Oscar Wilde, Franz Kafka, Katherine Mansfield, Dylan Thomas and others. Frank Abbinanti composed each cello passage to evoke and reflect the mood expressed by the particular letter it accompanies.


for five readers, cello and small fire

with

Readers:
Jeff Abell
Sandra Binion
James Grigsby
Jeanette Schwaba
Catherine Slade

and Dennis Connor, Cello

Music composed by Frank Abbinanti

Projected drawings by Caesar Citraro

Performed November 9, 1988, 8 PM
Club Lower Links, Chicago, IL

Letters
Postcard
1988
Letters
List of readings
1988