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  • Evening

Date: Friday 26 April, 2019

Time: 00:00

Venue: Getting to Firth Hall & Food/Drink

Duration: Various times

Tickets:

£5 per concert or £10 for all four ticketed concerts with a SOUND JUNCTION PASS

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Day 1/2 - two concerts - 5pm-6pm | 7pm-9pm

Sound Junction is a festival of acousmatic music; a type of music that draws on recordable sound in order to create powerful and immersive musical environments which engage with and contort the way in which we perceive sound.

Strange yet familiar sounds will be presented in the dark by award-winning composers to offer a new way to experience music.

Featuring works by two celebrated figureheads of the extraordinary acousmatic genre; Manuella Blackburn and David Berezan, plus new talent from the University of Sheffield Sound Studios.

Sound Junction uses a purpose-built sound diffusion system and darkness to create the ideal listening conditions.

The audience is fully enclosed in sound via 34 loudspeakers placed, both horizontally and vertically, in a 360° setting. This allows the composer to freely move – or ‘diffuse’ – the music throughout the space and around the listener, creating the illusion that the audience is surrounded by spaces and objects far beyond what is contained by the venue walls. The performer has control over each and every loudspeaker and as they re-animate their sounds, they bring their work to life. From the most delicate sounds flying around your head to thumping bass drones, this music creates environments that morph between the real, unreal and surreal.

This is a great opportunity to experience music like you have never heard it before. Surrounded by these strange yet familiar sounds, the 360° setting gives your mind the space, and your imagination the freedom, to take you on a personal journey through the soundscapes.

The launch of Leicester-based composer James Andean's new CD will take place at 6pm

 

FRIDAY LINE-UP

Sound Junction II with the University's Sound Studio

5pm-6pm - £5 - ticket required

Lorenzo Prati Con Sfiato (diffusion by Ross Davidson)
Helen Nelson Eclipse in Madras 
Eleanor Almond Music Box (diffusion by Adrian Moore)
Abigale Hall You are beautiful 
Alex Barker The Doors of Perception (diffusion by Adam Stanovic)
James Surgenor Something from Nothing

Sound Junction II with the University's Sound Studio

7pm-9pm - £5 - ticket required

James Andean Déchirure
Ben Felstead The Element
Che Gorka Kaleidoscope
James Andean Hyvät matkustajat
Nori Hung Practice Room 4
Benjamin Austin Sea of Traffic
Gregory Elliott Alanala
Adrian Moore Junky

Grab a SOUND JUNCTION PASS and attend four concerts across Friday and Saturday for £10!

GO TO SATURDAY'S SOUND JUNCTION LISTING 

Box office

TicketSource: 0333 666 3366

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