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Saturday Live Music

Live Music: Peter J Taylor Guitar Orchestra + support

POSTPONED

31.8.2013

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED
We are sorry to advise you that this event has had to be postponed - we will provide details of the replacement performance date as soon as we can. 

 

Live Music: Peter J Taylor Guitar Orchestra + support

Saturday 31 August / starts 7.30pm / Tickets on the door

 

Peter J Taylor’s composition Music for 26 Guitars received its first public airing in 2009 at the ARS Electronic music festival in Linz, Austria, while it was European Capital City of Culture.  The piece will be performed at MK Gallery, Milton Keynes on 10 August, as part of a dynamic season of events forming part of the gallery’s summer exhibition MK Calling (28 June – 8  September 2013), showcasing  emerging and established talent.  

 

Taylor (b1983) currently composes for multiple guitars and has performed and played with hundreds of musicians internationally.  His work might be described as sounding comparable to that of the American composers and avant-garde guitarists Rhys Chatham and Glenn Branca.  Using extended techniques, custom tunings and adaptive notation, Taylor’s music explores the harmonies of micro-tonal change. Making music for specific locations and with a touring ensemble, it is adaptable and challenging to both the participating musicians and the listeners.

 

Anyone interested in taking part in this event should contact Simon Wright, Events Manager at MK Gallery in the first instance on 01908 676 900 or email swright@mkgallery.org

August 2013

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