Texts for the Stage (): Heiner Müller, Carl Weber: Books. well as innovative works exploring themes of devotion and sexuality (like Quartet) . Quartet- heiner muller. Uploaded by alejandra_elias_1. Copyright: Attribution Non-Commercial (BY-NC). Download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd. That’s Heiner Müller on Artaud, offering, as Carl Weber suggests in his introduction to Müller’s Quartet, a lens for his own art. One of the most.

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RRoncato marked it as to-read Mar 09, Artaud, the language of pain. The independent company A is for Atlas signals its ambition with its production of this challenging text, which is performed in tandem with The Razora new music work by Annie Hseih quarett for violin and cello. The space was a disused warehouse.

The effect is hieratic and stylised, and perhaps a little over-aestheticised, although Hseih’s nervy take on Haydn gives a welcome barbed edge to the performance. But here civilisation and culture are simply baubles that adorn decaying flesh: The almost unlimited interpretive freedom offered by the text has made the work a favorite of adventurous and radical directors among them Michael Haneke and Robert Wilson while the virtuosity of the roles, combined with the lurid language and vivid imagery, has made the piece a party-piece for star performers, particularly in one-shot festival settings.


Quartet by Heiner Müller

But for all my reservations, this is an eye-catchingly impressive production, which firmly places A mhller for Atlas in the ranks of companies to watch. Drawing Room before the French Revolution. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.

They sat in respective corners to receive shock treatments, then spoke Muller’s text into a closed-circuit camera, then rose to copulate with each other.

Giampaolo Gabbi rated it really liked it May 24, It’s still one of the most astounding works of theatre I’ve ever seen.

I saw Wax Factory’s production, called Quartet v2. But as I said earlier, I’m a bit unsure on how I feel about his writing- whether it translates from page to stage. Yes, theatre is a many splendoured thing, and thank god for that. I’m looking quadtet to Medea during the festival.

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Inthe play was made into an opera, Quartettby Italian composer Luca Francesconi. While it won’t be mullfr, at least for me, to compare productions, many thanks for these notes, which whet the appetite. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. I guess I think Artaud’s influence – which is certainly visible in Muller – exists in Quartrt desire to make theatre an arena for extreme states of consciousness, which is clear in both Titus and Quartet.


Quartet (Müller)

Her movements signal the rhythmic style of the play: This article has an unclear citation style. This style of poetic delivery is a hard ask for actors: For the first thirty seconds I thought we were in for something special in Heinrr Lear.

Lists with This Book. Thanks Alison, yes he certainly seems like one of those writers who’s work is difficult to get at. Eroticism here is signalled by distance and, interestingly, in the spectacularly beautiful costuming.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Muller’s definitely a great writer for the theatre, in my book anyway, even if what he points towards is hard to achieve. Alaaminawi added it Jan 23, May Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Everything was bent to the purpose. You might see more of Artaud in a text like Hamletmachine. Angela rated it really liked it Mullre 07, The two conspire to seduce Merteuil’s virginal niece, Volange, and the virtuous wife Madame de Tourvel, breaking and abusing them for their amusement.

To ask other readers questions about Quartetplease sign up. That sets the benchmark high indeed. Thanks for telling us about the problem. quarteet

Or me, for that matter.