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Realizing A Vision: Deploying Immersive Sound For Björk & “Cornucopia” In NYC

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Realizing A Vision: Deploying Immersive Sound For Björk & “Cornucopia” In NYC
Behind the scenes with a 100-minute audio visual journey of live musical arrangements, digital technology, and stunning visuals.
By Live Sound Staff • August 12, 2019

Multidisciplinary artist Björk – singer, songwriter, composer, actress, record producer, and DJ – has had a successful career spanning four decades and developed an eclectic musical style that draws on a range of influences and genres, including electronic, pop, experimental, classical, and avant-garde music.

In a first for Björk, she’s working with a team of digital and theatrical collaborators – including award-winning filmmaker, screenwriter, and director Lucrecia Martel – to present a 100-minute audio visual journey of live musical arrangements, digital technology, and stunning visuals titled “Cornucopia.”

A chorus and cast of musicians join the artist for an 8-concert engagement held recently in the Hudson Yards district of New York City at a new 200,000-square-foot structure called The Shed. The theatrical collaboration appeared in The Shed’s iconic space, The McCourt, a 1,500-seat/2,000-standing room theater with the ability to transform into a 17,000-square-foot hall for large-scale performances, installations, and events...

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