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October 2013

Advices and Queries

Williams, A E 2013, 'Advices and Queries', score/performance, Trio Aporia, Manchester, UK.


Advices and Queries is a piece for Baroque Trio and digitally manipulated environmental sounds, triggered live in performance, recorded at Brigflatts Meeting house in Sedburgh. The piece explores the use fo silence in contemporary music and in Quaker worship, as well as extended techniques available on historical instrumenta and the gestures of historically informed performance. The piece was premiered as part of the New Music North West festival in the Martin Harris Centre, University of Manchester. It was subsequently performed by Trio Aporia in October 2014 at the Royal College of Music and at Kings College London's Underground Festival.


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Trio Aporia
Manchester, UK.