The seventh, and final, article in a series on pieces for young players from the 1960s and 70s

Curated by Composer, Sound artist and Musician, Duncan Chapman.

Shoreditch: Experimental Music School 1969

Several of the Music for Young Players pieces were featured in BBC radio and TV broadcasts for schools. This video is of Brian Dennis and some of his students in 1969.

Shoreditch: Experimental Music School 1969

 

Selected Links

Elis Pehknonen: http://elispehkonen.com/

Vic Hoyland : http://www.vichoyland.org/

David Bedford: http://www.davidbedfordmusic.co.uk/

Howard Skempton: http://www.skempton.info/4681.html

Hugh Shrapnel: http://hughshrapnel.com/home

R Murray Schafer: https://www.musiccentre.ca/node/37315/biography

Brian Dennis: http://www.musicnow.co.uk/composers/dennis.html

Radio 4 programme:   The School is Full of Noises about similar work (from Jon Savage): http://www.jsavage.org.uk/music-education/school-full-noises/  

 

Credits for series

Many thanks to

Harry Cooper (Sound And Music)

Davide Cavagnino (Google Cultural Institute)

Ann Clayton (Heritage Quay archive centre)

Elis Pehkonen (Composer) for an interesting afternoon exploring his archive and sending me the recording of Aquarelle

Vic Hoyland (Composer) for recordings

Keith Stubbs  (Composer)

Sid Stovoid (record collector)

David Ashworth, Bruce Cole, Nancy Evans, Judith Robinson, Andy Visser

Duncan Chapman, February 2017 

 

Music for Young Players - MEDIA