The music in this video is a demo mix intended to be enjoyed with headphones. With funding and some work, it will become the backing track for the first musical number in “Rosario” the musical. The final version to be used for performance will, of course, not include the actor’s lines and will be of much higher recording and performance quality. The images included are brief sketches designed to give the listener a better idea of the storyline and to inspire and inform the director and choreographer. In this first scene, we experience Rosario’s deepest trauma, and then, in the instrumental overture, through dance, get a brief sense of her life story up to her last moment turning off the lamp which electrocuted her. The aim is to begin the story of Rosario’s journey through death with the story of her life which begins flashing before her eyes in these, her last moments on earth. This piece uses original translations of parts of Rosario Castellanos novel Balun Canan.
I am Rosario
I am Rosario
The music in this video is a demo mix intended to be enjoyed with headphones. This is the second musical number in the musical, “Rosario” In it paramedics try to save Rosario’s life. While she is unconscious, she dreams she is being brainwashed with patriarchal conditioning, her worst nightmare. She is in a battle to conserve her personality. After she breaks free, she declares her life’s mission, to find another way to be human and free. She begins to become aware that she is dying and makes a wish to finish her last poem.
The music in this video is a demo mix intended to be enjoyed with headphones.
Recital is the 3rdmusical number in the musical “Rosario” Rosario has stated her last wish, to finish one more poem. Delirious, she dreams that she is a famous poet giving an important address at the Worlds Fair. In reality, she is in an ambulance on her way to the hospital. Things go terribly wrong and the characters she has created turn against her and instead of saving the world with her poetry, she is forced to flee and experience despair. This piece uses original translations and interpretations of Rosario Castellanos poem “Recital”