Janet Cardiff’s “Forty-Part Motet” features eight sets of five speakers, each emitting a voice singing Thomas Tallis’ “Spem in Alium” (“In No Other Is My Hope”). Listeners can wander among the speakers or sit in the center. The exhibit is on display at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art through March 19.
Janet Cardiff’s “Forty-Part Motet” features eight sets of five speakers, each emitting a voice singing Thomas Tallis’ “Spem in Alium” (“In No Other Is My Hope”). Listeners can wander among the speakers or sit in the center. The exhibit is on display at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art through March 19. Bob Greenspan
Janet Cardiff’s “Forty-Part Motet” features eight sets of five speakers, each emitting a voice singing Thomas Tallis’ “Spem in Alium” (“In No Other Is My Hope”). Listeners can wander among the speakers or sit in the center. The exhibit is on display at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art through March 19. Bob Greenspan

New Nelson exhibit uses song to inspire hope in uncertain times

December 06, 2016 01:20 PM

UPDATED December 10, 2016 08:41 PM

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