Lab composers Oliver Ginger and James Saunders both have pieces in Claudia Molitor’s lockdown book Hausmusik Kollektiv, published by Colin Sackett. Oliver’s piece window scene from 2020 imagines the masked soundscapes contemplated through a closed window, and forms part of his ongoing borders project. James’s piece, evolution occurs slowly or not at all, was made in early 2020 from an exercise we did with the postgrad composers at Bath Spa. The piece is participatory, and features a collection of sound files that may gradually transform over multiple generations as participants recreate combinations of existing files using other means. If you want to have a go, the score is available here, and Claudia’s original website collection of all the pieces is here.
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