London Contemporary Music Festival


May 26, 2014


Second Home, Britannia House 68-80 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields London E1 5JL

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Performances of pieces from the Experimental Music period and more recent works derived from this source. Gavin Bryars and Christopher Hobbs will play two of Chris’s pieces that they recorded for Obscure Records (Obscure 2) in 1975, as well as joining with others in 1, 2, 1-2-3-4, also from the same album.


Christopher Hobbs McCrimmon Will Never Return (1970-73)
James Clarke Island (2003)
Gavin Bryars 1, 2, 1-2-3-4 (1971)
Poulomi Desai Live set
Tim Parkinson untitled 2004b (2004) (world premiere)
John White Piano Sonata No 46
Christopher Hobbs Aran (1970-73)
Maggie Nicols Live improvisation
Consumer Electronics Estuary English (2014)

Philip Best voice, electronics (Consumer Electronics)
Gavin Bryars reed organ, percussion
Poulomi Desai prepared sitar and electronics
Sarah Froelich voice, electronics (Consumer Electronics)
Russell Haswell electronics (Consumer Electronics)
Christopher Hobbs reed organ, percussion
Maggie Nicols voice
Philip Thomas piano, reed organ
John Tilbury piano, reed organ, percussion

Gavin Bryars