Songs Without Words: Thomas Buckner

Songs Without Words: Thomas Buckner

Frontiers Series

Date and time
23 Oct 2018 (2:00pm - 3:00pm)

The Lab, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR


Free admission

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Robert Ashley Tract
Annea Lockwood Duende
Alvin Lucier Music for Baritone and Slow Sweep Pure Wave Oscillators
Phill Niblock 'As Yet Untitled'

For more than 40 years, baritone Thomas Buckner has dedicated himself to the world of new and improvised music. Buckner has collaborated with a host of new music composers including Robert Ashley, Annea Lockwood, Roscoe Mitchell, and Pauline Oliveros amongst many others. He has made appearances at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Herbst Theatre, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Ostrava Days Festival, the Prague Spring Festival, and the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki.

Songs Without Words, for voice (no text) and electronics presents work written for, and dedicated to Thomas Buckner by some of the most pioneering composers in experimental music. 

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