LONDON CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL Music for Loudspeakers

Music, Classical and opera Free

Alvin Lucier: 'I am sitting in a room' (1969)

Steve Reich: 'Pendulum Music' (1968, rev. 1973)

Ambrose Seddon: 'Secure' (2013) (world premiere)

Aisha Orazbayeva: Beethoven's Fifth Symphony (2013) (world premiere)

Performers

Lucy Railton, cello (Lucier)

(The loudspeaker: an icon of modernity, the ultimate harbinger of the dislocation and re-embodiment of sound that swept through 20th century music. But with Alvin Lucier and Steve Reich’s experiments in the 1960s, the speaker also became a rich source of creativity for composers and artists.)

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