The South Winterbourne Journey

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Following a year of research trips, familiarising themselves with the Winterbourne valley as it passes from Winterbourne Abbas through Winterbourne Steepleton, Martinstown (Winterbourne St Martin), Winterbourne Monkton, Winterbourne Herringstone, Winterbourne Farringdon and Winterbourne Came, DIVAcontemporary have finally started work on their audio project – The South Winterbourne Journey with a focus on Martinstown Cricket Club. The other MCC (as they are known) :: more

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Nemeton – Unmotion [SLNT090]

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Associate artist Adrian Newton’s [Nemeton] latest release ‘Unmotion’ is now available to download on the Silent Flow netlabel:

http://silent.com.md/nemeton-unmotion-slnt090/

This set of pieces was inspired by the word ‘unmotion’, which originates from a poem by E. E. Cummings. The word implies a condition of stasis, a lack of movement, a moment of tranquility.
http://nemeton.org.uk/

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SOUND MUSIC ROBOT :: a sound improvisation

sound music robot sqAssociate artists Alex McKechnie, David Rogers and Adrian Newton will be improvising live electronic sound on the theme of world religions.

They will be joined on stage by Muffy, who will be listening to what they are playing and responding with sounds and images. Muffy is a piece of DIY software, designed to improvise sounds and images in response to live musicians :: more

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Thursday 18th August 18.00 – 20.00
The Methodist Chapel, West Bay, Bridport, DT6 4EN
Directions

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Bandcamp CD download releases

link to Bandcamp download page.

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Songs from Eastern Europe and Beyond

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Love singing? Love the Jurassic Coast?

DIVAcontemporary are thrilled to announce their first ever Jurassic Coast Singing Workshop with the internationally renowned choral director Colin Rea, exploring folk music from Eastern Europe and Africa at Eype Centre for the Arts, Dorset, in October.

Fancy taking part?

Just follow this link for all the info you need.

Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd October 2016
Eype Centre for the Arts
Mount Lane
Eype
Dorset DT6 6AR

The weekend course is designed to be a fun and exciting experience for singers of all abilities. You do not need to be able to read music and no previous singing experience is necessary.

The price of this non-residential singing weekend is £130.

This includes all group singing tuition, refreshments (teas/coffees/biscuits) and lunch for both days (Saturday – one course buffet lunch. Sunday – a traditional Sunday lunch consisting of a main course and a dessert.)

For more information and to book your place, please visit: https://jurassiccoastsinging.wordpress.com/

Twitter: #jurassiccoastsinging

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World Listening Day 2016 :: soundwalk

IMG_0059Monday 18th July, associate artists Mandy Rathbone and David Rogers, soundwalk for World Listening Day 2016 :: sounds lost and found.

Symondsbury DT6, UK:
http://aporee.org/maps/?loc=32707
* School’s Out (2:31min.)

Symondsbury DT6, UK:
http://aporee.org/maps/?loc=32708
* Chicken and Crow Chorus (3:28min.)

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sounds of the Neolithic :: download

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Bandcamp CD download for World Listening Day 2016 ‘sounds lost and found’.

Digital soundscapes that explore four of the important Neolithic and Bronze Age barrow groups on and around the South Dorset Ridgeway. The soundscapes involved research, field recording, studio work and editing with sound work distributed through aporee, the global sound map aporee.org/maps/, open studio events, soundcloud, spreaker digital radio and as content for three GPS triggered Apps being developed for the South Dorset Ridgeway.

track 1 – The Grey Mare and Her Colts with Sir John Colfox School Students

track 2 – Kingston Russell Stone Circle with Weymouth College Students

track 3 – Bronkham Barrow with Beaminster School Students

track 4 – Culliford Tree Barrow with Dorset Studio School Students

Recorded as part of Land Bone & Stone, South Dorset Ridgeway Landscape Partnership, Heritage Lottery Funded Project: enabling people and schools to better enjoy, learn about and care for this remarkable landscape in the Dorset AONB.

Download includes:
12page full colour booklet with details of how to download and access 3 Land Bone & Stone GPS triggered Apps.

produced by David Rogers
at DIVAcontemporary STUDIO, Bridport, Dorset UK

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World Listening Day 2016 :: Sounds Lost and Found

IMG_5292Monday 18th July World Listening Day 2016
www.worldlisteningproject.org

World Listening Day 2016’s theme, “Sounds Lost and Found,” calls on reminiscing, listening and observing what changes in our soundscapes have occurred in recent decades—be it language, nature, technology, music or even silence itself. For “Sounds Lost and Found,” we invite you to dig into crates of vinyl and cassettes, dive into digital archives, and engage deeply with memories and unheard languages to rediscover or identify these “lost sounds.” In doing so, “Sounds Lost and Found” hopes to spotlight the need for effective and accessible conservatory efforts to be implemented to preserve some of these sounds—whether those efforts include archival projects, changing our daily practices or supporting the preservation of indigenous languages and engaging with the keepers of and archiving fading oral traditions where that seems impossible. We can protect and celebrate sounds whose vitality can be vulnerable and fragile.

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International Dawn Chorus Day :: download

CD booklet IDCD

S O U N D C A M P – Sunday 1st May 05.00am – 01.00pm

track 1 – Theo Sudbury-Slight :: Dawn Chorus [B3162] 05.00 – 05.02am

track 2 – David Rogers :: Dawn Chorus [Reveil] 05.00 – 05.58am

track 3 – Mandy Rathbone :: Dawn Chorus [Crepe Farm] 05.15 – 05.21am

track 4 – ivon oates :: Dawn Chorus [Broadoak Rd.] 06.35 – 06.49am

track 5 – ivon oates :: River Simene [Symondsbury Estate] 07.35 07.44am

Recorded as part of S O U N D C A M P :: Reveil 24 hour live Broadcast, on WAVE Farm USA and Resonance EXTRA UK.

Download includes:
12 page booklet with images by
Julia Hutton | Mandy Rathbone | ivon oates | Nigel Slight | David Rogers.
IN THE WOODS .mov by Theo Sudbury-Slight and Nigel Slight

produced by David Rogers
at DIVAcontemporary STUDIO, Bridport, Dorset UK

a big thank you to SoundCamp [soundtent.org] – Dawn Scarfe, Grant Smith and Maria Popadomanolaki for the opportunity to be part of this years project.

S O U N D C A M P supported by Arts Council England, B3Media, Heritage Lottery Fund, Southwark Neighbourhoods Fund, private supporters, SHED, DIVAcontemporary STUDIO.

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All Trees are Clocks :: exhibition at Bournemouth University

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A multi-media exhibition, part of Bournemouth University’s ‘Festival of Learning’.

The exhibition presents the results of recent research into the impact of climate change on the ecology of the New Forest, together with photography by Paul Allen, and a soundscape by Emily Burridge (‘cello), Karen Wimhurst (vocals) and Adrian Newton (field recording).

 

Bournemouth University
Atrium Gallery
Talbot Campus
Poole

11am – 5pm
Saturday 25th – Wednesday 29th June

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