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SOUNDS from the GARDENS [live in the Conservatory]

by Marcus Leadley, Adrian Newton & David Rogers

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In My Dreams 22:25


‘Discoveries & Secrets’ - Being Human Festival 2019
SOUNDS from the GARDENS [live in the Conservatory]
listening to changing nature - changing the nature of listening
Saturday 16th November 2019 [10:30am – 18:30pm]
Being Human Festival 2019 | Goldsmiths University of London | electricbackroom STUDIO | The Horniman Museum

Horniman Museum & Gardens
100 London Road
Forest Hill
London SE23 3PQ
UK [www.horniman.ac.uk/]

Two days of participatory events curated by Dr Marcus Leadley (Goldsmiths, University of London) exploring the sounds of the Horniman Museum and Gardens and our impact on the environment.

Being Human Festival 2019: the UK's only national festival dedicated to demonstrating the breadth, diversity and vitality of the humanties. This year's theme is 'Discoveries & Secrets'. At heart, the festival is all about making research in the humanities - from art history to philosophy, history to classics and literature to languages - accessible and fun for as many people as possible.

Saturday Programme:
10:30 – 11:00 | Introductory talk by Dr Marcus Leadley | Conservatory

11:00 – 12:00 | Guided soundwalk led by Tansy Spinks | Gardens
11:00 – 12:00 | Intro to field recording workshop by Marcus Leadley | Conservatory
12:00 – 13.00 | Recording walk led by Marcus Leadley, Adrian Newton and David Rogers | Gardens
14.00 – 17.30 | Editing and performance workshop led by Marcus Leadley, Adrian Newton and David Rogers | Conservatory

17:30 – 18:30 | Soundscape performance | Conservatory

Download ‘Sounds from the Garden’ in the Bandstand, Sunday 17th Performances here: divacontemporary.bandcamp.com/album/sounds-from-the-garden-bandstand


released January 29, 2020

Soundscape performance partcicpants:

Kelvin Shewry, Huei Wang, Cathy, Jon, Iris, Esther and Nicholas led by Marcus Leadley

Kai Kayser, Konstantinos Damianakis, Nadine Peters, Rachel Heavey and Sarah Page led by Adrian Newton

Francesca Casta Gnetti, Hugo Craft-Stanley, Val Harding and Dafne Saraiva led by David Rogers

electric violin: Tansy Spinks

vocalist: Val Harding

chair trombone: Olivir Haylett

recorded, produced and mastered by Marcus Leadley

technical assistant: Murray Jamieson

research assistant: Elaine Cheng

design: David Rogers

thank you . . .
Being Human Festival 2019: Michael Eades and the festival team
Goldsmiths University of London: Will Cenci and Elle Ayres
Horniman Museum: Ollie Whitehead and Charley Pickard


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