Birkirkara (Malta), 1953
Composer • Performer (harpsichord)

What is there to say or know about Vivienne Spiteri?
that her work has been termed ‘iconoclastic’?
that her solo double compact disc has been described as ‘an enrichment of humanity’?
that her solo work in studio takes to new heights Glenn Gould’s early experiments?
that her anahata played to strong public acclaim in Europe and is considered by some to be the best music to have come out of France and of GRM in a long time?
that her mesmerizing concerts transport and draw us deeply into the music?


thatshewouldliketolivelongenoughtowitnessthedissolutionof “art
councils”andtheirgrotesque“competitions”thatsheharboursahorrorofsoul- clampingcategorizationsmandatesinstitutionstitles…………
and that she does not suffer unwise fools gladly?


that Art is her Poetry is her Air…?

what does one say about Vivienne Spiteri?

when words failed Shakespeare, he turned to music.
silence. air. space… and this other being, “time.”
as sound is silence is as is time is space.
the unity

From a compilation by Benjamin Olivier [viii-03]