Lucy Pankhurst – Brass Bands – In and Out of Context

Wednesday 8 January 2020, 12-2pm, CM105

Drawing from her PhD research, compositionally examining the British brass band from a different perspective, combining traditional instrumentation with atypical elements, including electroacoustic additions, live sound manipulation, advanced performance techniques and using multiple ensembles. The presentation will include a look into research methods, composing techniques and artistic preferences, live demonstrations and examples of recorded performances (audio/visual).

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