Two excerpts from De Materie, part I and part III (De Stijl) emerged recently. Wilson's dreamlike imagery worked very well with harsh repetitiveness of musical structures.
Recordings are from the world premiere of the piece in 1989.
Beppie Blankert, dancer/speaker
James Doing, tenor
Materie Orkest, Netherlands Chamber Choir, Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor
Robert Wilson, staging director
The Netherlands Opera