NoUP / Rehearsal #4
OF MEEKNESS *
* A poem after Pier Paolo Pasolini’s
Uccellacci e uccellini / Hawks & Sparrows (1966);
the title refers to his poem, ‘Un’educazione sentimentale’ /
‘A sentimental education’ as included in the collection,
La religione del mio tempo / The Religion of My Time (1961) ...
Cristina Viti’s publications include the Selected Poems of Dino Campana (with the full text of the Orphic Songs), collections by Etel Adnan, Mariangela Gualtieri and Anna Gréki, as well as Elsa Morante’s The Worlds Saved by Kids, shortlisted for the John Florio Prize. Translations for the theatre include Orson Welles’ Moby Dick—Rehearsed for the Teatro dell’Elfo in Milan. Among forthcoming books are translations of the Selected Poems of Luigi Di Ruscio and of Luca Rastello’s The Rain’s Falling Up, a novel exploring the politics and spirit of 1970s Italy.
Viti translated Pier Paolo Pasolini’s La rabbia / Anger
for Tenement’s “Yellowjacket” series, 2022; see here.
Viti was recorded for Rehearsal
by Dominic Jaeckle & Milo Thesiger-Meacham
in Resonance’s Bermondsey studios, London, 31.03.23
As first performed at the British Film Institute’s
‘Poets on Pasolini’ events, Spring 2014;
with special thanks to Simon Barraclough ...