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Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Robert Worby present highlights from the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2014, including premieres of works by Alexander Schubert and Christian Wolff.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Robert Worby present continued coverage of this year's Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, including a concert by the ensemble Plus-Minus including works by cross-genre experimentalists Alexander Schubert and Bernhard Lang. Also in tonight's programme, a report from the Hepworth Wakefield gallery where Philip Thomas directs members of the edges ensemble in works drawn from the English experimental movement of the late 1960s and early 70s. Plus the UK premiere of a Christian Wolff piece for 3 pianos first performed by John Cage and others in 1957.

Christian Wolff: Sonata for 3 pianos (UK premiere)
Morton Feldman: Piece for 4 pianos
Mark Knoop, Catherine Laws, John Tilbury, Philip Thomas (pianos)

Alexander Schubert: Sensate Focus (world premiere)
Bernhard Lang: DW23 ...Loops for Dr.X
James Weeks: Looping Busker Music
Plus-Minus.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Josep Sanz Quintana

    Triphonie lb

    Performer: CrossingLines.
  • Bernhard Lang

    DW23

    Performer: Plus Minus.
  • Luis Codera Puzo

    π

    Performer: CrossingLines.
  • Morton Feldman

    Piece for Pianos

    Performer: Philip Thomas. Performer: John Tilbury. Performer: Catherine Laws. Performer: Mark Knoop.
  • Alexander Schubert

    Sensate Focus

    Performer: Plus Minus.
  • James Weeks

    Looping Busker Music

    Performer: Plus Minus.
  • Christian Wolff

    Sonata for 3 Pianos

    Performer: Philip Thomas. Performer: John Tilbury. Performer: Mark Knoop.
  • Christian Wolff

    Duo For Pianists One

    Performer: Philip Thomas. Performer: Mark Knoop.

Broadcast

  • Sat 20 Dec 2014 22:00

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