Cut And Splice Festival 2015

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01Hear And Now20151003

BBC Radio 3's ground-breaking festival of experimental sound Cut and Splice returns to the airwaves with recordings from last weekend's event at London's Cafe Oto, curated by the composer Joanna Bailie and featuring the group Ensemble Plus-Minus. Bailie's programme links the work of the early pioneers of the avant-garde to the trail-blazers of today and explores the relationships between music machines and the environment.

Presented by Robert Worby.

Luc Ferrari: Presque Rien No.1 (1970) for pre-recorded media

Clara Iannotta: The people here go mad. They blame the wind. (2013-14) for bass clarinet, cello, piano and 12 music boxes

Dawn Scarfe: Air Traffic (2006) for pre-recorded media

Henry Cowell: Aeolian Harp (1923) for solo piano

Cathy van Eck: Groene Ruis (2007) - performance project for a sounding tree

Simon Løffler: b (2012) for 3 players, neon lights, effect pedals and a loose jack cable

Agostino di Scopio: Audible Ecosystems, n.3a (background noise study) (2004-5)

Michael Pisaro: Fields have ears 1 (2009) for piano and pre-recorded media

James Saunders: like you and like you (2015) for 3 performers

Ensemble Plus-Minus: Mark Knoop (piano), Vick Wright (clarinet), Alice Purton (cello)

Clara Iannotta (music box)

Owen Green (electronics)

Cathy van Eck (performer)

Recorded at Café Oto, London, 25-26 September. Cut and Splice is a partnership between Sound and Music, the national charity for new music, and BBC Radio 3's Hear and Now.

02Hear And Now20151010

BBC Radio 3's ground-breaking festival of experimental sound Cut and Splice returns to the airwaves with recordings from this year's event at London's Cafe Oto, curated by the composer Joanna Bailie and featuring the group Ensemble Plus-Minus. Bailie's programme links the work of the early pioneers of the avant-garde to the trail-blazers of today and explores the relationships between music machines and the environment.

Presented by Robert Worby.

Peter Ablinger: Renate Fuczik (2006-2026) for piano and pre-recorded media

Alvin Lucier: Sferics (1981) for pre-recorded media

Bryan Eubanks: Double Portrait (2012) for clarinet, field recordings, sine tones and tuned noise

Mauro Lanza/Andrea Valle: Regnum Vegetabile (2014) for sextet and electromechanical devices

Hildegard Westerkamp: Kits Beach Soundwalk (1989) for pre-recorded media

Bryan Eubanks: Listening through glass walls (2014/15) for amplified violin and viola, and tuned space

Peter Ablinger: Weiss/Weisslich 11b (since 1994) for pre-recorded media and readers

Ensemble Plus-Minus: Mark Knoop (piano), Ilze Ikse (flute), Christopher Redgate (oboe), Vick Wright (clarinet), Aisha Orazbayeva (violin), Bridget Carey (viola), Alice Purton (cello)

Owen Green (electronics)

James Saunders and Matthew Shlomowitz (readers)

Recorded at Café Oto, London, 25-26 September. Cut and Splice is a partnership between Sound and Music, the national charity for new music, and BBC Radio 3's Hear and Now.