On November 2012 the first European Close-up Magic Symposium brings 20 magicians from all over the world to Milan for 2 days of non-stop close-up magic, with Lectures and Performances. Private sessions and Gala shows. The routines in this issue choices among the best and shot live at the symposium, are very impressive and strong. Expect some knuckle busters as most of the contributors in this issue are some of the best names in the Close-up Magic genre. All routines are complete with performance and explanation. This is the first official published edition, available for download only, one of the best in the history of close-up magic, with the others in the same series.
Volume 2 Contains:
FRANCIS TABARY: "Rope Routine"
A beautiful routine, taken from his live act presented at the Symposium. Tabary amazes you with its original style, true magic from who is worldwide considered the most famous magician ropes of all times. In this routine explained in detail during his lecture at the symposium, Tabary gives you new moves and magic effects never been published until now. Standing ovation at the end of his live performance at the symposium. Advanced Level - English
HENRY EVANS: "Total control"
An amazing routine with cards: the 4 aces are lost in a shuffled deck by two spectators. The deck is put inside a plastic bag and mixed again by a spectator. The deck reassembled on the table and the 4 aces are back on top of the deck. Another brilliant effect, and extremely easy to do by anyone. English
HERNAN MACCAGNO: "Cards Production"
Another beautiful routine, a production of cards from the hand apparently shown empty on both sides. At the end the last card turns into a handkerchief! for Close-up and Stage. Very easy to do, great attention to details in his lecture. Musical Act - Spanish Explanation
ROBERTO GIOBBI: "TTTCBE"
Another routine from the professional repertoire of Giobbi. A selected card is found inexplicably inside an envelope. Everything is masterfully executed by Roberto with a 15-minute explanation of theoretical and practical detail, easy to perform for every magician. English
FLIP HALLEMA: "Lighters routine"
A beautiful color change routine, Flip shows what he is capable of doing with his amazing magic. In this routine are used 4 small lighters that appear and change color, multiply and magically disappear from his hands. Not by chance Flip has become famous for its magic and its original style. English
TONI CACHADINA: "Dollar bill penetration"
An excellent effect presented by FISM CArd Magic winner. A playing card penetrates a dollar bill held by a spectator in a very magical and invisible to the public. Routine fits both in close-ups and in particular situations of Stage. Spanish
PATRICK DESSI: "Marker Act"
The great French magician presents and explains in detail and for the first time one of his magic act with whom he already had a huge success in France. Two pens and a ball change color, transform, appear and disappear as if it were real magic, with variations on classic techniques that in this case becomes very personal and innovative of the sleeving. All in shirt sleeves, to be carried out both in close-up and Stage. Do not miss it! Italian/French
MIGUEL ANGEL GEA: "The coin’s hole"
A great artist from Spain presents an original and beautiful routine with a coin and a pencil: a pencil visibly pass through a coin previously examined by a spectator. Gradually, the gap widens until the coin disappears completely! Remarkable and expanded revisitation of an old effect, which in this case becomes completely original! English
DAVID ROTH: "Wild Coin Stand-Up"
One of the greatest of all time in coin magic presents one of his most classic effect that made him famous worldwide. In this case, however, presents a variation stand-up, unknown to most people, but really magical and masterfully presented. Live Performances and detailed explaination from his lecture at the symposium. English
Bonus VLADISLAV VADIM (Competition act performance only)
This act was awarded with the third prize in the international competition of Close-up of the symposium. This is entirely his live act, please admire its originality and inventiveness with a production of decks of cards really magic and puzzling. English
Running time: 1 hour 47 minutes