Music Installation

 

Linger (2015)

Linger is a musical installation comprising six new pieces written and performed on the Brontë family piano in response to time spent at the Parsonage. The pieces are installed in six rooms inside the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth, West Yorkshire, northern...

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INTONE (2013)

A music, poetry and paper sculpture installation commissioned for the International Durham Brass Festival in July 2013. Taking the unusual power of the crown and the cloak wielded by the Prince Bishops of Durham as their starting point, Ailís Ní Ríain and Nicola Dale...

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Taken (2012-2012)

TAKEN - an acousmatic composition for the Clitheroe Castle 'Keep' commissioned by Mid-Pennine Arts as part of their Contemporary Heritage Series for Clitheroe Castle, East Lancashire, England and supported by Lancashire Museums. Inspired by the story of the Lancashire...

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Boy You Turn Me (2011)

A dual layered electroacoustic sound installation based on a story by David Gaffney  (published by Salt) commissioned by Birmingham Book Festival 2011 for an empty shop unit at the Pavillions Shopping Centre in Birmingham. The extract below is of one of the musical...

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DOWN (2010)

An electroacoustic music and paper sculpture installation made for the accumulator tower at METALCulture, Edge Hill Train Station near Liverpool. Commissioned by METALCulture for the Liverpool Biennial in 2010. DOWN is a collaboration with visual artist Nicola Dale....

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Conversations We Wish We’d Had (2010)

"I am fascinated by the old fashioned iconic K6 telephone booths. I find them poignant and intriguing. They are stunning in their own special way and I wanted to reflect them, their history, heritage and meaning through a new sound installation - a type of paean to a...

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Lighthouse Lullaby (2009)

Lighthouse Lullaby was commissioned by FOLD in Cumbria, northern England for Maryport lighthouse on the West Coast of Cumbria in 2009 and opened to the public in 2010. Lighthouse Lullaby was featured on BBC Radio 4's The Today Programme and Channel 4's Big Art Mob....

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Stones (2008)

From the late 18th Century to the time of the First World War quarrying was a major industry in Rossendale. The quarries employed thousands of men and Rossendale stone was exported in huge quantities throughout the UK and beyond. Stones is a choral piece for male...

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StreetSong (2006)

StreetSong was commissioned in 2006 by the Contemporary Music Centre of Ireland to celebrate their 20th Anniversary. It was played outside the Centre throughout the month of June 2006. Inspired by the old city of Temple Bar in Dublin,  StreetSong combines Sean-Nos –...

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Missing Persons (2005)

Commissioned by Tilfeldig Productions with funds from Arts Council England for an exhibition in Wellington Mill, Ancoats, Manchester, UK in 2006. Missing Persons comprised poetry, music and photographs of the old streets of Langworthy in Salford, Northern England...

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