TURNING POINT: Production stories (summer 2022) – Barbados Work Song rehearsals…22.07.2022
Fast on the heels of our great work recording with community participants in Bristol this week – another brilliant Zoom rehearsal with London volunteers, practicing our interpretation of the historic “Barbados Slaves’ Work Song” (c. 1780)
We have a brilliant workshop leader in Simone Ibbett-Brown – and the song works. It really works – both versions.
And yesterday’s session led to some heavy thoughts and feelings exchanged about the weight of the simple lines we’re singing – how they open so many conversations…