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London Ear

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents recordings from the 2016 London Ear of contemporary music, featuring performances by DeciBells XXL and Ensemble Platypus.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents recordings from the London EAR festival of contemporary music, in conversation with its co-director Gwyn Pritchard. Artists featured include violinist Mieko Kanno, percussion group DeciBells XXL and the Platypus Ensemble. And in Modern Muses, the series which looks at some of the key composer-performer partnerships of our times, Steve Reich and percussionist Russell Hartenberger talk about a friendship and musical collaboration which began forty-five years ago with the creation of Reich's seminal masterpiece, Drumming.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 2 Apr 2016 22:00

Music Played

  • Peter Ablinger

    Voices and Piano III

    Performer: Ensemble Platypus.
  • Gwyn Pritchard


    Performer: DeciBells XXL.
  • Andrea Cavallari

    I tried to drown my sorrows, but they have learned to swim

    Performer: Ensemble Platypus.
  • Mieko Kanno & Sam Hayden

    schismatics II

  • Yuko Ohara

    The Wave Transformation

    Composer: Ensemble Platypus.
  • Siegfried Kutterer


    Performer: DeciBells XXL.
  • Alexander Cheryshkov


    Performer: Ensemble Platypus.


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