OPERA/WORKS, Cityopera Graz in 7 Acts
|…Painful like every artificial knife cut.
Yukika: More specific please!
The Official: Well…how should I say it?
Yukika: Do you have to be bribed?
The Official: What makes you think that?
Yukika: Tell me quickly what I should do!
The Official: You must give birth to your mother.
Yukika: Excuse me?
The Official: Your mother must come out of your belly. For only through a living birth-mother can someone dead return to living in the world of the living.
Yukika: But why should I do that?
My grandmother gave birth to my mother.
The Official: She is already dead.
Yukika: But how can I give birth to my own mother? For that I must have a body that's like a city.
|3:17 A hammer sounds five times. This time it has moved somewhat closer.
3:20 A truck approaches, comes nevertheless not really close.
3:36 A door will be slammed. It is either thin and made out of wood, or is heavy and would be found at a distance from the microphone.
3:40 The door of a car is cautiously closed.
3:42 Steps. Sure of destination or furious.
3:48 Siren of an ambulance.
3:50 A small, old typewrite clicks.
|1st Act: THE SINGING|
|2nd Act: THE ORCHESTRA|
|3rd Act: THE LIBRETTO|
|4th Act: THE PLOT|
|5th Act: THE SET|
|6th Act: THE SEATING|
|7th Act: THE AUDIENCE|