For anyone interested in sound and sound recordings
New podcast: PROBES #7.2 Auxiliaries.
Curated by Chris Cutler
Essex Youth Orchestra – Wand of Youth (SA 10/1/1/1/1)
For March we have some music. Our choice this month is, we believe, the earliest recording of the Essex Youth Orchestra. The orchestra was formed in 1957 as part of the County Youth Service of Essex County Council and by the time this recording was made, in 1960, they had already made successful tours of West Berlin and Essex and been invited to tour Holland. In subsequent years the orchestra visited Denmark, Sweden,…
Produced by Rosanna ArbonContinue
The Decca Record Company: PhD studentship
Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Collaborative Doctoral Studentship
‘The Decca Record Company of the 1960s and 1970s: the legacy of Christopher Raeburn’
The Music Department at the University of Sheffield and the British Library are pleased to announce a three-year PhD Studentship under the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) Scheme, to commence 1 October 2014. The successful applicant will receive full…Continue
'The Clipped Wing' is the most recent offering from JD Lopez's Listening to Art series. Inspired by Lionel Lindsay's 1931 wood-engraving of the same name, this composition imagines the acoustic surroundings of the artwork's main subject, a lone Raven.
"A dark wind blows through the leaves of the tree, ravens are heard flying in the distance prompting an occasional croak from the raven in the foreground."