the Chorus as they emerged from underneath
the set to surround the body of a tormented
Brutus. Their voices reverberated around the
room, as if the spirit of the chorus
enveloped the audience.
the story of the conspirators' journey to the Ides of
March. Many moments in the play were accompanied by
projected film interpretations of the emotional
underpinning of the moment.
The actors sang the Latin chants
added to the text in Alagic's adaptation.
The compositions were the result of a
collaboration between myself, the director
and the actors, and I accompanied most of
the chants with various drums.
This audio clip is an example of the underscoring I
created to accompany the film projections; the
murder, however, was accompanied only by the
labored breath of the conspirators,
and the bloody gurgling of the fallen Caesar.