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BBC Open Ear / We Spoke: New Music Company

Contemporary Music at LSO St Luke's

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A linguistically disorienting programme of words, words and not words with experimental vocal ensemble Exaudi and percussion collective We Spoke: New Music.

Hear all 1,015 three-letter words in the English language in All Words by Michael Oesterle before We Spoke passes electrical signal through their bodies, electric lights and other objects to produce the sounds of Simon Loeffler’s b. Featuring the UK premieres of Amber Priestly’s Help with Adverbs, Lorenzo Pagliei’s Corpi Celesti alongside Fritz Hauser’s (wordless) intricate work for wood blocks As We Are Speaking.

Recorded for BBC Radio 3

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