1 MARCH 2006 - Number 37
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MARCH 2006 - NEW ON OUR WEB SITE
Composer of the Month
'I'm obsessed with finding new sounds', says our Composer of the Month, Judith Ring. This interview is available as a podcast, transcript or video/audio clips.
Bach is the musician in history Judith Ring most admires. 'Who else can make such complex pieces out of their name?', she says.
'What's it like to be...Judith Ring'.
In its 20th anniversary series, the Contemporary Music Centre is holding a seminar on The Programming of New Music. What's good? What's bad? What works? Tuesday 7 March, 2.00 pm. Booking recommended.
If you can't be there in person, join the debate by submitting a question or comment for the panel.
In the CMC Salon series, jazz musician Ronan Guilfoyle gives a talk and demonstration on improvisation and composition. The Printing House, TCD, Friday 24 March, 6.30pm.
Young Irish performers will compete for the Contemporary Irish Music Cup with prizes sponsored by CMC at Feis Ceoil, Dublin. Wednesday 29 March, 7.30pm.
CD of the Month
Frank Lyons's work, Mnemonics, is the title track. Snippets of well-known memories trigger associations and build sound-pictures in a performance by guitarist Alan Banks
What's Happening in March
The Mostly Modern Festival takes place in Dublin, 3-4 March.
Sligo New Music Festival runs from 24-26 March.
The National Chamber Choir tours Ireland with works by Ian Wilson and Kevin O'Connell, 2-12 March.
The University of Ulster hosts seminars with Frank Lyons and Brian Irvine, 9 & 23 March.
A new orchestral work by Derek Ball receives its premiere in Dublin on 31 March.
David Fennessy, Glasgow, 7 Mar... Fergal Dowling, Dublin, 10 Mar... Ed Bennett, Letterkenny, 28 Mar...
And much more...
|Computers for sale
CMC has three Apple iMac computers (G3 350MHz) and an OKI C7300 colour printer for sale in good condition. Please contact Jonathan Grimes for details, email@example.com
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