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The New Atlantis

MacLeod, Duncan W M (2011) The New Atlantis. Item format: Score. (Unpublished) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:59664)

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Abstract

Programme Note - This work is a response to an extract from Francis Bacon’s celebrated utopian novel of the same name published in 1623 where he describes the Bensalem ‘sound houses’, which bares a startling resemblance to how we produce, realise and listen to music today. The work incorporates a sonic landscape with samples ranging from gibbon calls to bull frogs captured by the composer at London Zoo and The Devil’s Hopyard State Park, Connecticut.

This work was commissioned by the Handel House Museum and produced with thanks to ZSL London Zoo and iPark Artists Enclave, Connecticut and premiered at the Handel House Museum by Jane Chapman, April 2013

Item Type: Composition
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > Centre for Music and Audio Technology
Depositing User: Duncan MacLeod
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2016 13:42 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:40 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/59664 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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