Listen to This: The Music of What Happens
- When a computer programme combs the Internet for clips from pop songs?
- When you combine wine glasses and bags of leaves?
- When you use the Doppler Effect to make music?
…The Music of What Happens
Listen to This: The Music of What Happens is a contemporary music concert, performed by ground-breaking music ensemble Apartment House.
Featuring mischievous, intriguing and unusual music by composers from around the world, the evening is curated by composer and performer Jennifer Walshe, who introduces each piece.
In Dead End by Amnon Wolman a solo clarinettist battles for space with mechanical toys. Zach Seldess' 124 Milton Street Extract situates the listener inside the beautiful soundscape of a shower in New York City, whilst Pelle Gudmundsen Holmgreen's Plateaux Pour Deux, for cello and percussion, sees a cellist moving through the space on a platform. The evening ends with Dog Star, a world premiere from Jonathan Marmor which uses computer algorithms to create deceivingly lovely alien song cycles…
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