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|Contemporary Music Centre
19 Fishamble Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 8, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-673 1922 Fax: +353-1-648 9100
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For Immediate Release
The Contemporary Music Centre Launches Latest CD
Contemporary Music from Ireland Volume Eight
11 May 2009
The Contemporary Music Centre launches the eighth volume in its promotional CD series Contemporary Music from Ireland at 11.00am, Tuesday, 19 May 2009. Mr Aodán Ó Dubhghaill, Head, RTÉ lyric fm, officially launches the CD which is funded by Culture Ireland, the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon, and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland through the Awards for All scheme.
The CMC promotional CD series gives a snapshot of what is happening right now in contemporary music in Ireland. Volume Eight features eleven tracks, selected for variety of styles and all written in the twenty-first century. As well as showcasing the vitality of Irish composition, the CD features many national and international performing groups and individuals, all of whom are committed and active perfomers of new music.
'We are delighted to be able to bring out this latest volume in the series and we give particular thanks to all the composers, performers, organisations and funders who have supported the disc'', says Jonathan Grimes, General Manager, The Contemporary Music Centre and Executive Producer of the CD.
The CD will be distributed nationally and internationally to radio stations, festivals, concert promoters, performers and universities amongst other places. All the tracks may be broadcast and further information on all composers can be found on the Centre's web site at www.cmc.ie A special video feature on the CD will be available on www.cmc.ie from 19 May 2009.
The Contemporary Music Centre is Ireland's national archive and resource centre for new music, supporting and developing the work of composers throughout the Republic and Northern Ireland. It is used on a national and international basis by performers, composers, promoters and members of the public interested in finding out more about music in Ireland.
For further information and to arrange interviews with any of the artists involved contact Karen Hennessy, Promotion Manager, Contemporary Music Centre, 19 Fishamble Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 8, tel: 01 673 1922, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Notes for Editors
Composers featured www.cmc.ie
Dublin Guitar Quartet