Anna Meredith with Dirty Electronics Ensemble

De Montfort University,
Music, Technology and Innovation
Events Series 2011-2012

Dirty Electronics with Anna Meredith
'Light, Paper, Sound'
Wednesday 30th May
7.00 pm
PACE Studio 1, Richmond St, Leicester

Anna Meredith joins Dirty Electronics with a new commission for electronics and large group. Small intimate jewellery boxes, each with their own unique character, house oscillators and lights, and are opened and closed by performers to create choral-like chords, sequences and flashes of light. The concert will also feature a premier of Light, Paper, Sound by Jim Frize (for multiple optical pianolas), a performance with the Dirty Electronics 7-Segment Display, and new work by Max Wainwright.

Meredith is one of the UK's most in-demand young composers. Her music is widely performed around the world and she is a regular judge, guest and commentator on BBC Television and Radio 3 and 4. Her most recently piece - HandsFree - a no-instruments piece for the National Youth Orchestra has been called "mesmerising" and "exhilarating" by The Times, "a tour de force" by the Guardian and "wicked" by the Independent and will continue to be performed by NYO throughout 2012 as part of the 20x12 Cultural Olympiad commissions. As well as her acoustic commissions, Anna has recently turned her focus to performing her eclectic electronic music and has already supported These New Puritans, James Blake, Shlomo, Broadcast and Mira Calix, performing material from her debut EP - Black Prince Fury.

New Multimedia Tools Symposium 3 Wednesday June 20th

As part of the AHRC funded project ‘New Multimedia Tools for Electroacoustic Music Analysis’ directed by Simon Emmerson and Leigh Landy (Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre, De Montfort University, Leicester) – and hosted by the Faculty of Art, Design and Humanities at DMU.

Symposium 3: Wednesday 20th June 2012
Theme: ‘Analysis: application, workshop, discussion’

Location: Clephan Building, Bonners Lane, De Montfort University, Leicester LE1 9BH (Room 0.01)
Time: 10.30-13.00 and 14.00-17.00
Chair: Simon Emmerson
Invited participant observer: Gary Kendall (Queens Belfast)

10.30-13.00 Application
Contributions from -
Leigh Landy (DMU) - The Next Step
David Hirst (La Trobe, via Skype) - The SIAM Framework: Segregation, Integration, Assimilation and Meaning
John Ferguson (Kingston) - Some initial thoughts on ‘Wig Wag’ (Waisvisz/Sehnaoui)
Simon Emmerson (DMU) – Capturing interaction and response
Andrew Hugill (DMU) - Towards an analysis of Papa Sangre, an audio-only game for the iPhone/iPad
Mike Gatt (DMU) - The future of OREMA

14.00-16.00 Workshop
Pierre Couprie (DMU): EAnalysis demonstration & hands on workshop

OREMA participants travel bursaries available.

16.00-17.00 Discussion
Project summary, critique and future developments.

All comers welcome!
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