Soul Calendar week 44 5th January week
Week 27, 1st week of October:
Week 44, 5th week of January:
How to breathe with each verse of Calendar of the Soul?
· The Stage lights gives one way, often forward on the prologue- as it is through the text - and reverse order in the epilogue.
· The forms, another: are there one or many forms?
· The colours of the veils, yet another;
· The sounding breath (of the eurythmic movement) sounds of vowels or consonants or both, this is still another variation of the breathing of the weekly verse. A few sound in the prologue and epilogue, and eurythmic sounds done while the text is recited. Some times the recitation is done before and the whole piece is moved in silence.
There are six eurythmists on the stage,
Prologue: or how to breathe before the verse:
Colour of eurythmists:
Surrounding them is a colour on their veil; they move their feelings according to that colour;
1 and 2: grey or brown,
3 and 6: green,
4 and 5: red,
Colour of stage lights:
Surrounding them is a colour from the stage lights; they move their feelings according to that colour;
First part: GREN and red, foot lights yellow.
Second part: red, foot lights green.
They move in the mood of different sounds of the alphabet, in a sequence:
1 and 2: I / F / I / F,
3, 4, 5 and 6: S / L / M / S / L / M.
*The vowel sounds are as in the original German so in English: I is [ee],
1 and 2 stands, the others do their forms.
Text, 1st form:
Then during the recitation
STAGE LIGHTS: GREN and red, foot lights yellow.
Ergreifend neue Sinnesreize
1 and 2 stand, the others do their form.
Text, 2nd form:
STAGE LIGHTS AS BEFORE: GREN, foot lights white.
Eingedenk Vollzogener Geistgeburt,
STAGE LIGHTS: RED, foot lights: yellow and white.
Verwirrend Sprossend Weltenwerden
1 and 2 stand, the others move the second text form, with two lightings.
Text, 3rd form:
STAGE LIGHTS red, foot lights green.
Mit meines Denkens Schöpferwillen
1 and 2 stand, the others do the third text form.
Lighting reverse order from prologue.
first part: red, foot lights green.
second part: GREN and red, foot lights yellow.
1 and 2 stand, the others move in the mood of different sounds of the alphabet, in a sequence:
1 and 2: F / I / F / I,
3, 4, 5 and 6: M / L / S / M / L / S.