Category Archives: Sounds of Spaces and Places

Ancient elemental alchemy

. deep time encoded black diamonds murmur fire music. energies of wind and wood weave lambent tongues of ancient elemental alchemy .

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Echoes of the Pioneers: Three Beehives in Leven

Recently, we have been visiting the area around the coastal town of Leven.  A fairly long piece is slowly coming to fruition.  Until then, here is a short post. ≈ Walk up Durie Street in Leven and listen out for … Continue reading

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Two Spectral Trees – Somewhere North of Devilla Forest

Looking up to the ridge, over the evergreen crowns, two spectral trees hang mid-air in the limpid heat. A  smoke spiral, all coiled movement, settles to stillness as a Rorschach blot of charcoal smudge bleeds into sun saturated blue. The universe … Continue reading

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(Always) Between Something and Nothing

The white centre … is both an emptiness and an energy generator. Your eye is continually drawn back to its white silence, its void-ness. Then your attention is propelled out again along the twisting road-ways. The eye cycles back and … Continue reading

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On experiencing a live performance of Morton Feldman’s Coptic Light

At the Edinburgh International Festival. Saturday 1st September, 2012. Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by David Robertson. ◊ A sounded weave ‘pedals’ on spectral slubs of small differences. Time’s flow, slows, to stasis a colour field revealed, in asymmetries of … Continue reading

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4’33″ on a train – John Cage Centennial, 5th September 2012

Our modest contribution to the John Cage centennial celebrations. On 5th September 2012, we decided to undertake a performance of 4’33″on the train from Falkirk High to Glasgow Queen Street. Raising and lowering the seat tray served to mark the … Continue reading

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s i l e n t l y .. b e i n g .. s i l e n t

silently being silent ~ being silent silently . Now playing: Eliane Radigue – Transamorem – Transmortem

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