Twelve Drummers Drumming

Lovett, Matthew (2016) Twelve Drummers Drumming. [Performance]

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Abstract

Twelve Drummers Drumming was commissioned by the musician and artist Emma Daman Thomas for the launch event of the band Islet's EP 'Liquid Half Moon' in December 2016. The piece was a response to the line 'Twelve Drummers Drumming' and its design and structure were informed by my research into working with improvised music, percussion-based performance, electroacoustic composition and composing with emergent rhythm patterns. The piece was written to be performed by twelve amateur percussionists, and was conducted by the musician Emma Daman Thomas. The score and the conduction strategy were both based on my work as a free improviser and as a composer of both contemporary classical and electroacoustic music, and comprised both live performance and digitally manipulated recordings of the Christmas carol 'The Twelve Days of Christmas'.

Item Type: Performance
Additional Information: Performed at Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff 10 Dec 2016
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Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Media > Music and Media
Research Priority Areas: Innovation, Design and Technology
Depositing User: Matthew Lovett
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2017 16:06
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2017 16:06
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/5096

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