The Art of Seekers: Follow-Up

Blessings to all those who attended and contributed to staging “The Art of Seekers” presentation. In this post, you will find a selection of the offerings for the evening along with photos. In upcoming posts we intend to present audio and video of the evening.

The Art of Seekers:

Music, Movement, and Stories of
George Gurdjieff, Thomas de Hartmann and Jalaluddin Rumi

Presented by the idiotplayers

Burlington Central Library / Centennial Hall

Thursday July 22, 2010

Opening Comments

Afghan Melody (piano and tambur)

Song of the Fisherwoman (piano)

Long ago in Mikaïlov (piano and daf)

New Society of Literati and Journalists by Gurdjieff
from Meetings with Remarkable Men. Accompanied by Mamasha (piano)

* * *

Brief comment on Rumi.

Buoyancy by Rumi with Kurd Shepherd’s Melody (piano, flute)

Duduki (piano, daf & darabuka)

The Music and The Tent by Rumi with
Trembling Dervish (piano, drum & reed)

I Am, I Wish / Fingertip Dervish (Movement)

The Canon of Seven (Movement)

Danse Sacrée (Movement)

* * *

Lord Have Mercy (piano)

The Child-Like Sheikh by Rumi with Kurd Shepherd’s Dance
(piano, flute)

Song of the Aïsors (piano, daf, flute, voice)


* All music by Gurdjieff and de Hartmann

the idiotplayers

Eunji Kim: Piano, voice.

Gregory Dominato: Daf, darabuka, voice.

Jamie Thompson: Flute.

Debbie Kirkland: Backstage.

Ryan Cviric: Front of house.

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