Category: AKKU Quintet

AKKU Quintet – Depart (7d Media 2019)

By Marcello Nardi Sep 9, 2019 0

INTERVIEW with Manual Pasquinelli in May 2019 -La guerre, je vous dis, la guerre!- When linguist Ferdinand de Saussure uttered this sentence in front of a classroom, he had no intent to evoke aggressiveness  –War! I tell you war! that’s the English translation. Indeed, the dramatical gesture had a more scholarly intent. He was looking for explaining how the meaning of a word is not given once for all, like in dictionary’s definitions, but it always depends on the context of the sentence. Putting it simple, the first time the students heard la guerre, it was not like the second time; the meaning… Continue reading