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6 Music Celebrates Libraries

Stuart raids the music room of Manchester Central Library, heady with nostalgic memories of doing the same at Wigan Library as a teenager. Part of 6 Music Celebrates Libraries.

Stuart raids the music room of Manchester Central Library, heady in nostalgic memories of doing the same at Wigan Library as a teenager.

Plus, he speaks to artists performing in a library as part of Chaos to Order, a collaborative artistic residency curated by Everything Everything. Pianist Matthew Bourne and saxophone player Christophe de Bezenac were invited by Everything Everything to explore the sonic and visual possibilities of the performance space of Manchester Central Library. The result is a part-performance part-installation that will capture and scramble ambient sound and movements in the immediate surroundings. Stuart takes a tour of the installation and finds he is literally in on the act...

2 hours

Music Played

  • Soft Moon

    Parallels

  • Cool Ghouls

    And It Grows

  • Rustie

    Surph

    • Glass Swords.
  • Featured Album

    • George Russell

      Part 2 (feat. Jan Garbarek)

      • Othello Ballet Suite.
  • Sara Lowes

    Cutting Room Floor

  • The Lucid Dream

    Unchained

  • Featured Album

    • George Russell

      Part 1 (feat. Jan Garbarek)

      • Othello Ballet Suite.
  • The Fall

    I Am Kurious Oranj

  • Philip Glass

    Evening Song

    • Essential Philip Glass.
  • SEGA Sound Team

    Boss Theme

    • Sonic The Hedgehog 1991.
  • LIBRARIES INTERVIEW WITH MATT AND CHRISTOPHE

    • Broadcast

      The Book Lovers

      • The Book Lovers Ep.
  • 100 FREAKY TRACKS – LIBRARY FIND

    • Anthony Phillips

      Which Way The Wind Blows

      • The Geese And The Ghost.
  • The Flaming Lips

    Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite

    • With A Little Help From My Fwends.
  • Syrius

    Fixin A Hole

    • Most Mult Lesz.
  • Silver Apples

    Missing You

  • The Duke St Workshop

    Spanish Oaks

    • Cabin 28.
  • Ennio Morricone

    Farewell To Cheyenne

    • Once Upon A Time In The West Ost.
  • The Drink

    Haunted Place

    • Marc Riley Session.
  • Featured Album

    • George Russell

      Part 2 (2nd Extract) (feat. Jan Garbarek)

      • Othello Ballet Suite.
  • Council Tax Band

    Job Centre

    • Single.
  • Supersilent

    13

    • 12.

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