have been active for long in the underground music scene of Milan. On this their first collaborative album, collaborate the talented cellist Zeno Gabaglio
(Les Jumeaux Discordants
and others) and the piano player Marco Bosio
. "The Fire and the Rose", Rosa Rubea
's debut EP, celebrates Life-Death-Rebirth through the four elements of Fire, Earth, Air and Water.
It features five oniric, evocative songs based on lyrics by Daniela Bedeski
herself, by the great American/English poet T.S. Eliot
and the French poet Christine de Pisan
, plus an ancient Scottish ballad. Two recited poems by D. Bedeski
open and close the EP. Vision meets Music and Poetry in the process of Creation. Illustrations by the painter Massimo Bertocchi
. Photos and artwork by Aimaproject
, aided by Massimo Bertocchi
. Ritual Music and ritual Vision. Rosa Rubea
is the alchemical Rubedo, the ultimate phase of the 'Opus Magnum' or 'Opus Chemicum', announcing the transmutation of vile metal into Gold. Rosa Rubea
is Expression, Vision and Manifestation.