CANTOS - Poems for Cello

Paola Prestini and Jeffrey Zeigler

An album of poetry and cello, featuring poets and the work they inspired performed by Jeffrey Zeigler. The work represents a culmination of years of collaboration, a family of sound, bound by friendship, ideas, and dreams.

With vocalists Helga Davis & Tanya Tagaq

Poetry by Anais Nin, Maria Popova, Brenda Shaugnessy and Natasha Tretheway

Interludes David Cossin, Cornelius Dufallo, and Nels Cline

Album Tracks:

1. Paola Prestini reads Pablo Nerudas Oceano


2. Natasha Tretheway reads Belloq’s Ophelia


3. Brenda Shaugnessy reads 8 Takes

8 Takes

4. Maria Popova reads from Room 35 by Anais Nin featuring Helga Davis

Room 35

Engineer Garth MacAleavey

Produced by Paola Prestini and Jeffrey Zeigler

Photos by Nicholas K

Listen to the Interludes

Watch an example of the music from Room 35