I am taking part on Sat.28th July in this event. I will sing two 12th C. Troubadour songs in a dialogue with Pete McPhail on flute and baritone sax Lanquan li jorn ( Jaufre Rudel) Dejosta-ls breus jorns (Peire d Alvernhe) These will be interspersed with Joe Butler reading his freshly written translations. They belong […]
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 […]
for Artweeks Oxford 2014 I am doing a few things: showing some pictures recent and old. The most recent ones are directly related to ideas I have been working on around organizing of sound . They are at 57 Lake street Oxford, a joint exhibition with Aline Stanway (ceramic sculptures) and Barbara Murray (ceramics). Saturday […]
Significant Landscapes an exploration of sound, silence and writing including a live premiere of Michael Pisaro’s July Mountain; Givens 1-16, a work written specially for the event by Stefan Thut; Writing Sound, a symposium featuring contributions from Salomé Voegelin, Michael Pisaro, Amy Cutler, Daniela Cascella, David Stent, Patrick Farmer. Plus, on the 10th November there […]
SUNDAY 11TH NOVEMBER AT THE WHEATSHEAF PUB, HIGH STREET OXFORD French chanson obliquely revisited by AZUT: Bruno Guastalla, (Vocals, Bandoneon, Cello), Paul Medley (Clarinet, Bass Clarinet), David Stent, (Guitar), Dominic Lash (Double-Bass) . An exciting, entertaining and hugely varied evening of music, with several twists, turns, sinuous diversions passing through waltz and tango, hommages to […]
In the richly sonorous space of St Michael’s Church, Oxford Improvisers and their guests are staging a concert of composed and improvised music which incorporates the written word in its preparation / execution. Eight original pieces will be performed, ranging from text-based scores to improvisations structured according to written parameters. new works by James Saunders, […]
From “Remembering Beckett”, an anthology edited by J. and E. Knowlson : these pages,written by Patrick Bowles, a friend of Samuel Beckett’s, who assisted him in the translation of Molloy into English: