Un segno nello spazio

Unaccompanied cello
or
Unaccompanied viola

Approx. 8 minutes

2010

Inspired by Italo Calvino’s story of the same name from his book Cosmicomics.

"...the Sun takes about two hundred million years to make a complete revolution of the galaxy.

'Right, that's how long it takes, not a day less, -Qfwfq said,- once as I went past, I drew a sign at a point in space, just so I find it again two hundred million years later, when we went by the next time around. What sort of sign? It's hard to explain..."

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