7 Heavens symbolically transcends the „...ideal structure that Universe is consist of...“ as suggested by studies of cosmology found in Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Christianity, Hermetic science, Gnosticism and other religious and spiritual systems.
7 Heavens is a radio piece introducing rich sonic narrative, building it self in each movement with the essence of time and space in which instrumental or sound creation took place, calling for active listening and embodiment of the listener’s imagination.
Work is introducing "7 Pieces for Violin Solo" presenting system of notations for improv performers and composers I developed through the Violin Revealed_ Alternative guide to violin's sonic life project, overlapping with electronic improv pieces by Rastko Lazić recorded between 2009 to 2011, then, several tracks from Eruption early discography (with Ivana Grahovac, cello), my personal concert archive involving some of the most creative improv musicians from Serbia and further, and field recordings from Avala village near Belgrade, Belgrade city traffic, Vrnik island in the south Adriatic, Costa Rica jungle, Atlantic sail–crossing and Jerusalem morning prayer...
released February 8, 2015
author, editing, performing violin & other /// Manja Ristić
contributing artists /// Rastko Lazić, electronics; Ivana Grahovac, cello
decomposing – re sampling music excerpts by /// Valentin Silvestrov, Dimitri Shostakovitch, Gabriel Faure, Tsukimono
contributing performers /// Toma Gouband, Brane Zorman, Milana Zarić, D'Incise, Ivan Kadelburg, Dušan Lazarević, Stefan Petrović
field recording /// Manja Ristić, with contributions by Maja Đorđević & Dušan Lazarević
art work by /// Emilio Corti (( La Familia ))
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