Following on from ground breaking commissions and CD releases, the
Delta Saxophone Quartet in partnership with Kingston University
London, has now produced this art house DVD which forms part of
its 25th anniversary celebrations. The
music presented here features works by some of the UK’s and
Ireland’s most original and challenging composers: Michael
Finnissy, Mike Searby, Stephen Goss, Gerald Barry, and Tim Ewers,
combined with eclectic soundscapes from the quartet.
The visual design is by Frank Millward and combines analogue studio
footage with digital 3D spectrographic responses to each of the
The DVD also includes a variety of interviews
which give a unique insight into the often hidden
worlds of composers and performers living in contemporary UK plc
today. It’s all disturbingly reassuring.
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