Listen to Living Symphonies as dusk falls in Bedgebury Pinetum.
Luke Wallace discusses the ecological composition of Bedgebury Pinetum.
A unique view over Bedgebury Pinetum from atop an aerial platform.
Join Super Sense for a unique way to experience Living Symphonies.
Patrick Fry talks to It’s Nice That about the visual design of Living Symphonies.
Photography from Thetford Forest taken through a misted camera lens. May 2014.
Preparing for Bedgebury Pinetum, the final site of the 2014 Living Symphonies tour.
For the final edition of Living Symphonies, in the stunning surroundings of Bedgebury National Pinetum, Kent, we are operating a crowd-funded coach in conjunction with Nationwide Coaches. The coach will travel direct from London…
During the site survey at each installation site, we photograph each square of the 600m2 area of the forest. The photographs are stitched together by hand, creating a composite image that act as both a reference point and visual representation of the forest floor.
A twilight walk at Cannock Chase, in which the piece could be heard as dusk fell.
Super Sense meets Living Symphonies Join Super Sense on Sunday 27th July at 1.30pm in Cannock Chase Forest for a unique was to experience Living Symphonies What happens in the…
On Thursday 31 July you are invited to join us for a special free evening of Living Symphonies (car parking charges apply). Meet us at the Birches Valley Forest Centre at 7.30pm….
Following our site ecology survey at each of the Living Symphonies locations, we aggregate the survey data to produce a precise spatial map of the flora inhabiting our 600m2 area…
Surveying the site ecology of Bedgebury Pinetum, amongst a cathedral of North American conifers.
A rare evening event, visiting Living Symphonies as twilight fell on the longest day of the year.
Noah Baker from Nature, the international weekly journal of science, came to visit us and explore how Living Symphonies works.
We are happy to announce that on 21 June you will be able to listen to the work as the sun sets on the longest day and nocturnal species become active…
We talk to The Quietus about Living Symphonies, emergence, technology and composition.
We’re delighted to be offering a crowd-funded coach trip to Living Symphonies in Thetford Forest on Sunday 25 May, direct from London.
An extraordinarily long day in the studio today, constructing fixtures and cable channels for the 24-speaker system that we’re using to preview and spatially mix Living Symphonies.
The New York Times – Science events: Unusual vision and D.I.Y. Neuroscience, 28th April 2014 BBC News – Thetford Forest wildlife ‘performs’ Living Symphonies’ Premier, 5th May 2014 Nature…
8th May score recording session for Violin – straight and extended techniques.
In which we catalogue, cut, waterproof, test and group the 2.8km of cable that constitutes the audio infrastructure of Living Symphonies.
A limited edition Living Symphonies tour poster, designed by Patrick Fry and illustrated by Katie Scott.
Listening to an open-air concert from a live orchestra in one of England’s beautiful forests will always connect you with Mother Nature – but thanks to musical science our forests are now set to become the actual performers…
3rd May score recording session for Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone and Soprano Saxophone – straight and extended techniques.
3rd May score recording session for Vocals and Viola.
On spatialised audio within a forest, and constructing a 24-channel sound studio.
Live nocturnal broadcasts from forests around England by Dawn Scarfe, broadcasting this Saturday night from an unknown location to mark ‘International Dawn Chorus Day’ (11pm-7am).
27th April score recording session for Cello – straight and extended techniques.
26th April score recording session for Harp.
Surveying the ecology of Thetford Forest.
23rd April score recording session for Trombone and Euphonium – straight and extended techniques.
13th April score recording session for Concert Flute and Bass Flute.
12th April score recording session for Tuba, Melodica, Ukulele and Harmonica.
3rd April score recording session for a small section of the percussion in Living Symphonies.
Included Rainstick, Bowed Cymbal, Chimes, Gongs, Bell and some whisks.
30th March score recording session for bowed electric guitar.
23rd March score recording session for Vocals – straight and extended techniques.
19th March score recording session for Clarinet – straight and extended techniques.
19th March score recording session for Harmonium – prepared, extended techniques and straight.
We’ve received a beautiful series of illustrations portraying a range of flora and fauna that make up Living Symphonies, by British illustrator Katie Scott.
13th March score recording session for automated Yamaha Disklavier pedals at Goldsmiths Electronic Music Studios.
Yann Seznec’s bespoke contact mic preamps, used during the creation of Living Symphonies to make intimate recordings of resonant surfaces.
4th March score recording session for John Brinsmead Upright Piano.
3rd March score recording session for Rhodes Piano Mark II – prepared, extended techniques and straight.
A short film summarising Living Symphonies, featuring audio and video from a Thetford Forest prototype.
Show us your favourite bits of Thetford Forest, where Living Symphonies will be bringing an exciting new way of experiencing the forest from 24-30 May.
Show us your favourite bits of Fineshade Woods, where Living Symphonies will be bringing an exciting new way of experiencing the forest from 20-26 June.
Show us your favourite bits of Cannock Chase, where Living Symphonies will be bringing an exciting new way of experiencing the forest from 26 July – 1 August.
Show us your favourite bits of Bedgebury Pinetum, where Living Symphonies will be bringing an exciting new way of experiencing the forest from 26-31 August.