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Work of the Week – Gerald Barry: No People.

On 18 October at the Donaueschingen Festival, Ensemble Musikfabrik and with conductor Mariano Chiacchiarini will give the world premiere of Gerald Barry’s No People. for 13 instruments. The work which has been commissioned by SWR, draws on Barry’s earlier work by the same name.

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After the publication of this article, the Donaueschingen Festival was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, we would like to invite you to learn about this interesting composition.

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Work of the Week – Harry Partch: Delusion of the Fury

Partch: Delusion of the fury - Musikfabrik Ruhrtriennale 2013

In 2013 the Ruhrtriennale Festival of the Arts set in motion a renaissance of Harry Partch’s music when Ensemble Musikfabrik presented his theatrical work Delusion of the Fury.  The ensemble have subsequently performed the work in Oslo, Geneva, Amsterdam, Edinburgh, New York and Paris, and now they will take the work to Taichung, Taiwan where it will receive its Asian premiere on 7 October 2016, followed by a second performance on 8 October. Continue reading “Work of the Week – Harry Partch: Delusion of the Fury”