Institute of Composing Bronte Article

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Ailís has been asked to contribute an article to the Institute of Composing’s Journal of new music about Linger; a commission for the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth, West Yorkshire, Northern England.

“Some listeners have commented on the album’s sense of claustrophobia, the contemporaneity of Anne’s writing, the haunting, obsessive and brooding quality of some of the music. It was my intention to bring Anne Brontë’s writing to a new audience through a long-form piece, interpreting her words and ideas through composed music, semi-improvised duos and song.”

Read the full article.