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Transmission Book
A book published alongside the Cut & Splice festival, celebrating Radio as a tool and platform for art, music and contacting the dead
The City Rings
October 2010
SAM worked with partner organisations in Belgium, Spain and Denmark to deliver an international project which enables young people to explore and compare their sonic environments.
Photo: Martin Wess
15 – 21 August 2010
Five expert Key Tutors, a dazzling team of supporting staff, seventy-two enthusiastic young composers, an atmosphere buzzing with excitement, energy and creativity...It must be the Summer School!
Bill Fontans: River Sounding. Photo by Bill Fontana
Thursday 15 April - Monday 31 May 2010
One of the world's leading sound artists presents a major public installation at Somerset House exploring the hidden sound worlds of the River Thames.
Whispering in the Leaves
Saturday 29 May – Sunday 5 September 2010
Chris Watson extraordinary sound installation that immerses visitors to Kew Gardens’ Palm House in the dawn and dusk choruses of the Central and South American rainforests.
Sublime Frequencies
Thursday 20 May - Sunday 30 May 2009
UK tour of Syrian legend Omar Souleyman and the Western Saharan Group Doueh, supported by Sound and Music
The Ex & Brass Unbound with Mats Gustafsson, Roy Paci, Ken Vandermark & Wolter W
Friday 29 January – Saturday 6 February 2010
Since forming in 1979 the The Ex have plotted a restless course from their anarchist punk origins to embrace noise, jazz, improv and influences from across the globe.
Modified Toy Orchestra
Wednesday 8 September & Sunday 10 October 2010
In partnership with Capsule, SAM presents Birmingham’s Modified Toy Orchestra who debut their new album Plastic Planet.
Sonic Postcards
Sonic Postcards is a creative education project that takes place in schools throughout the UK, encouraging pupils to engage with their sound environment and be creative with ICT.
Cut & Splice: Transmission
Thursday 4 – Saturday 6 November, 2010
A three day exploration of the avant garde’s use of radio as a dramatic stage and a performance instrument
Tusk Music premièred a condensed one-day version of their Festival in May 2014 and streamed it as part of Sound and Music's Incubator programme. The videos are now available in their archive.
Hans Ulrich Obrist from the Sound in Context
Sound in Context is a short documentary exploring the unique practice of sound within the visual arts world.
Lumisonic
LumiSonic is a sound application that visualises sound in real-time in a way that allows hearing-impaired individuals to interact with a specifically designed, graphical representation of sound.
Spaceship UK
To celebrate the ongoing story of British electronic music over the last 5 decades, SAM, together with British Underground and Vinyl Factory, commissioned a limited edition essay and 7” single
Sound and Music and Lux present an online film commission from Sebastian Buerkner.
January - April 2011
Commissioning project providing grass-roots event organisers with the resource and opportunity to produce bold new programming for London's premier music venue for adventurous music, Cafe Oto
Perspectives on Digital Music
May 2010
12 interviews with leading practitioners discuss the impact and consequences of digital technology on audiences and their creation and consumption of music
Oramics iPhone App
Available Now from iTunes
An iPhone app replicating the concepts and sounds of Daphne Oram's groundbreaking Oramics Machine
ODI Data is Culture Logo
Deadline: noon Monday 9 November 2015
Sound and Music and the Open Data Institute have partnered up to give one artist the opportunity to compose and tell stories with data.
The International Society for Contemporary Music logo.
The International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) is an international network of members from around 50 countries, each taking turns to host the annual festival World Music Day. Here, you can view the details of past festivals.
The team here at Sound and Music share their favourite bits and pieces from 2016...
Michał Libera and Robert Piotrowicz
13th August 2017
The event marks the culmination of a cultural exchange project (part of Sound and Music's Embedded scheme) that saw Robert Piotrowicz and Michal Libera work closely with the ensemble over 18 months.
Deadline: 13:00, Wednesday, 4th March, 2015
Cut & Splice was created by Sonic Arts Network and BBC Radio 3 in 2003 and ran until 2011 as an acclaimed international festival of sound art and experimental music curated and produced by Sound and Music and BBC Radio 3.
BBC SO
Saturday 30th April at 10pm
This Saturday, tune into Hear and Now for the premieres of work by composers from our prestigious Embedded programme.
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