My friend Dan Goren asked me to write an article for the online magazine of the Institute of Composing. There is a link here to the magazine, the short article I wrote is about the cello, extended technique, and whether talking of extended technique is altogether useful.
CATHNOR RECORDINGS AND COMPOST AND HEIGHT PRESENT A CONCERT IN OXFORD TAKU SUGIMOTO RYOKO AKAMA Composed works written and performed by the composers and: BRUNO GUASTALLA PERFORMING FOLD POCKET, JOINT STANDING WRITTEN BY PATRICK FARMER Tuesday 17th March Albion Beatnik Bookstore 34 Walton Street, Oxford, OX2 6AA 8PM. £5 / £4 Below is a video […]
Pete McPhail Flute/Alto Flute/ Sax David Stent Guitar Bruno Guastalla Cello/ Bandoneon Cold Harbour is an area in Oxford at the junction between Abingdon Road and Donnington Bridge Road ‘A “cold harbour” was an uninhabited shelter for travellers, often along a well-known route, somewhat similar to a modern bothy. Unlike an inn, there were no […]
Improvisations and compositions by French and British Musicians Alex Ward clarinet, Emmanuel Cremer cello, Lionel Garcin sax & Dom Lash bass (as part of the UK tour of this quartet of eminent musicians) plus: BEAM Bruno Guastalla, cello Martin Hackett, synthesiser and small instruments Paul Medley, clarinet and tenor sax Saturday 14 March 2015 at […]
Oxford Improvisers presents: M Y C E L I U M The December 2014 version of Oxford Improvisers’ monthly gig is a wondrously stringy, rosiny, woody, sonorous, resonant, unique event. I am delighted that all these musicians are able to come and play: Violin: Sylvia Hallett, Alison Blunt, Philipp Wachsmann, Eric Clarke, Malcolm Atkins Viola: […]
(The title an homage to Michael Pisaro!) South Oxford Community Centre Lake Street Oxford 18/19 May 2014 24/25/26 May 2014 with contact microphones placed on windows and window frames, vibrations of the building and sounds from the inside and outside are picked up and played in a separate adjacent room. Because of the proximity between […]