John Cage Water Music Project

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (Artist), Leipzig Forum of Contemporary Music (Artist)

    Research output: Practice-Based and Non-textual ResearchPerformance

    Abstract

    Performance at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham 14 March 2013 as part of a series of live podcast performances of titular piece in a number of European cities all twinned with Leipzig.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 14 Mar 2013

    Bibliographical note

    Performed by Christopher Hobbs, this seminal work also features radio, whistles, water containers and a deck of cards. The piece is six minutes long and is performed twice. This event is part of a spectacular live internet concert curated by the Forum of Contemporary Music Leipzig. Performances of Water Music take place across Leipzig’s other sister cities including Bologna, Houston and Lyon (8–15 March), all streamed live on www.cage100.com. Under the patronage of Pierre Boulez, the festival comprises a total of 100 events in over 30 countries, with the "Water Music Project" as one of the highlights.
    Format: Performance
    Extent: 6 minutes (performed twice)
    Part of series: This is part of a series of live podcast performances of titular piece in a number of European cities all twinned with Leipzig. Participating twin cities of Leipzig are: Bologna [Italy], Birmingham [England], Brno [Czech Republic], Houston [USA], Lyon [France], Thessaloniki [Griechenlnd], Travnik [Bosnia and Herzegovina], Kiev [Ukraine], Addis Ababa [ Ethiopia] and Nanjing [China]

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    Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (Artist), & Leipzig Forum of Contemporary Music (Artist). (2013). John Cage Water Music Project. Performance, Retrieved from http://www.nmz.de/kiz/nachrichten/john-cages-water-music-project-als-parallelkonzert-mit-partnerstaedten