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String Theories Event

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents conversation and music from a diverse and intercontinental group of musicians at the String Theories event at London's Kings Place, which is curated by Nigel Osborne. They include a New York jazz flautist, a French punk guitarist, a Chilean political songwriter, a German gondola pianist and a Japanese ultra-modernist - who have written miniatures for the Edinburgh String Quartet, linked by transformational sound-design installations.

Jules Rawlinson (electronics): sound design (1:00)

Richard Worth: "..but those unheard are sweeter" (5:25)
The Edinburgh Quartet

Kostas Rekleitis: Se la mia vita (5:21)
The Edinburgh Quartet, Lore Lixenberg (soprano)

Jules Rawlinson (electronics): sound design (1:00)

Benjamin Lang: string quartet no1 (5:25)
The Edinburgh Quartet

Lina Tonia: In Memoriam (5:33)
The Edinburgh Quartet, Neyire Ashworth (clarinet)

Jules Rawlinson (electronics): sound design (1:00)

Suzanne Parry: This Light (6:38)
The Edinburgh Quartet, Lore Lixenberg (soprano)

Vroni Holzmann: looking for something that isn't there (6:55)
The Edinburgh Quartet, Neyire Ashworth (bass clarinet), Kirsteen Davidson Kelly (piano)

Ryan Somerville: Sono quel che sono (3:25)
The Edinburgh Quartet, Neyire Ashworth (clarinet), Kirsteen Davidson Kelly (piano)

Interviews with Nigel Osborne and Jules Rawlinson

Shiori Usui: Untitled no1 (8:40)
Neyire Ashworth (clarinet), Kirsteen Davidson Kelly (piano), Joby Burgess (djembe)

Jules Rawlinson: Mute/solo (6:40)
Live electronics

Alan Gilliland: Grey Blues (4:37)
The Edinburgh Quartet

Vassilis Kitsos: Niobi (5:00)
Richard Worth (flute)

Thomas Seltz: First movement (5:44)
The Edinburgh Quartet

Jules Rawlinson (electronics): sound design (1:00)

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1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 24 Oct 2009 22:30