KATY ABBOTT - HIDDEN THOUGHTS

Private thoughts turned into music for The Song Company and Syzygy Ensemble by composer Katy Abbott. 'Hidden Thoughts' is a bit of a journey into that murky place - it's the chatter in your head, as dark as it is ridiculous. And it asks you to consider what confines you. Eckhart Tolle say "Become a witness to your thoughts and you are no longer a slave to them." That's where it started. Not necessarily from that quote. But that's the idea behind it. Hidden Thoughts is a piece that's been a number of years in the making. The text for the work is distilled from the answers of over two hundred women to a confidential survey about their private thoughts. Abbott's collaborator on the survey was w