Rodolphe Burger set to music and recorded the Song of Songs, according to a text of the Bible translated by Olivier Cadiot, on the occasion of the marriage of Alain Bashung and Chloë Mons. It was fifteen years ago. Today, it is with a tribute to the great Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish that he revives the project. In this concert, created in Sète in 2010, he has this sacred text answered in a poem by Mahmoud Darwich, who considered the Song of Songs to be one of the most beautiful love poems.
A sound poem by Rodolphe Burger (guitar, vocals), with Julien Perraudeau (bass, keyboard), Mehdi Haddab (oud), Yves Dormoy (electro, clarinet), Yara Zakhour & Rayess Bek (vocals) This piece, issue a show created in March 2010 on the set of the Molière Theater in Sète, is a double tribute to Alain Bashung and Mahmoud Darwich, a mirroring of two love songs. The Song of Songs is interpreted in a two-part version. The second part is a new musical creation from the poem Fly Doves, obviously an Arabic "answer" to the Canticle. The author, composer, producer, publisher, organizer of festivals, singer and Alsatian guitarist Rodolphe Burger remains steadfastly attached to the group Kat Onoma, which he directed from 1986 to 2004. His solo musical experiences allowed him to meet Françoise Hardy, Jeanne Balibar, Jacques Higelin or Alain Bashung ...
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