As Far as the Eye Can Hear and the Ear Can See
This project is fascinating in many ways: the most important is, naturally, purely musical. However, it raises profound questions about the general nature of perception. Our brains routinely form a detailed image of reality with small amounts of real information. In a BSO audition for example, the committees are very relieved when the screen comes down and they can see. Not because they can play politics, but instead, people feel that they have greater listening ability if they can see!!!
Gramercy is taking this normal human quality and “running with it.” Our aim will be to amplify the aesthetics and explore new reactions to the art of music, and the music of art