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Alwynne Pritchard reports on a multimedia night at London's Spitalfields Festival called Rational Rec, with songs, music-theatre, performance art and discussion.

Chris Newman: Songs
Watch Em Bend 2:16
Time Continues 3:24
Good Day after Good Orgasm 1:46
Adam de la Cour (voice)
Michael Finnissy (piano)

Diana Burrell: One Man Band 6:07
Mark Knoop (piano, percussion and accordion)

Performance artist Sheila Ghelani talks to Alwynne Pritchard
(music – The Wanderer by Dion and Don't Fence Me In by Bing Crosby)

Chris Fox: Generic Composition No. 3 for solo cello 4:25
Alex Waterman (cello)

Trond Reinholdtsen: 13 Music Theatre Pieces 11:55
Plus Minus Ensemble:
Vicky Wright (clarinet)
Tom Pauwels (elec guitar)
Alex Waterman (cello)
Mark Knoop (piano, accordion)
Roderick Chadwick (piano)
Joanna Bailie and Matthew Shlomowitz (auxilliary)
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The Vacuum Cleaner: Live Talk (excerpt)

Michael Finnissy: Dust 2;23
Adam de la Cour, Andrew Toovey, Matthew Shlomowitz & Alex Waterman (vocals)
Plus Minus Ensemble

Tape That: Mixed Pickles 5:36

Joanna Bailie: On And Off 9.42
Plus-minus Ensemble

Review of Rational Rec by Felicity Mukherjee

1 hour, 30 minutes

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