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Cantiana Choir workshop / video score progress

Cantiana Choir workshop On Saturday, I travelled down to Kent for a workshop with Cantiana Choir on 'All the Days of Your Life', an anthem in memory of Alan Bayford. The piece has some 'weird and wonderful' elements and the choir took on the challenge with enthusiasm! I'm looking forward to the world premiere on [...]

door progress / a spinning score

Updates on a couple of things I've been working on this week... door progress The door has been sanded, brought inside and I've begun adding some things to it. (If you've been following my #frommygarden project, you might recognise something!)   spinning score Gavin Osborn has asked me to compose a score using projection and/or [...]

The Joy of Spontaneous Collaboration

Yesterday, Yubi (of The Mortal Path) came to visit. I was working on a graphic score while we were chatting and they asked if they could have a go at playing it. Here is the result. https://youtu.be/eTYxPAvlhnI It's beautiful, ethereal and made me think about the different ways in which similar scores could be used. [...]

All the days of your life / a door

It's the summer holidays and that means sunshine, barbecues and lots of time to catch up on projects that have fallen behind over the end-of-term-madness... All the days of your life I've been mentioning a piece that I'm writing for Cantiana Choir for a while now but haven't given you a whole lot of information. [...]

Flesh / from my garden

I’m back to normal life after my time in St Ives working on time - trace - place. That project disrupted this blog a tad because I was writing posts for the project’s website. If you missed them, you can find my post here: the traces we leave out of The Comfort Zone Reflections For [...]