Venus Twilight Experiment (2016)

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In June 2012 planet Venus passed across the disk of the Sun as seen from the Earth: a Transit of Venus. These transits occur in pairs (8 year separation between events) every approximately 100 years. The 2004/2012 Transit was the last one, the next pair will be in 2117 and 2125.

This film premièred at the Venus conference held in Oxford, UK, from 4-8 of April 2016. The Venus Twilight Experiment film features a score with only five “instruments”: the glass armonica, the piano, the organ, the cello and soprano voice. The cello is played by Ilse de Ziah and Dorothea Mead soprano is performing as the soprano.