Presented by Helen Ottaway and Michael Ormiston.
LISTEN : A SUMMER OF SOUND ART was hosted by Black Swan Arts Frome during the summer of 2019. The season included exhibitions, installations, concerts, talks, walks and workshops. Check out the artists and programme at http://www.listensoundart.co.uk.
This series of programmes made specially for FromeFM gives a flavour of what LISTEN was all about and incorporates The LISTEN Playlist Show featuring playlists chosen by the artists involved in the season. Broadcasting every 4th Wednesday between 7 – 8 pm
Listen Playlist Show 12 : Crysse Morrison and Alastair Goolden Wednesday 11th November 2020
Crysse Morrsion is a freelance writer with a patchwork portfolio from novels and short stories to plays and performance poetry. She is part of the group Poetry in Motion who created The Emma Sheppard Walk, one of LISTEN’s commissioned works.
Alastair Goolden is a pioneering sound designer working in theatre, music, sound art and installation. He is the technical consultant for the LISTEN Season and for Artmusic, as well as being a regular contributing artist.
Both artists live and work in Frome.
CRYSSE MORRISON’S PLAYLIST
All of Crysse’s selections come from the CD Liquid Jam. Liquid Jam was an event created by Crysse and others at the Garden Cafe one summer night about 20 years ago. The CD is a studio re-creation of the event by local musician and producer Will Angeloro.
Hazel Stewart Birth Poem
Crysse Morrison & Laurence Parnell (guitar) Writing with a Knife
Hazel Stewart & Laurence Parnell (guitar) Loving Dissection
Brian Tasker Tanka
Annabelle Macfadyen Sans Les Mots
Sam Moran & Will Angeloro Lost for Words
Laurence Parnell Under the Wheels of the Lord
Brian Tasker Haiku
Hazel Stewart & Laurence Parnell (guitar) Advice from the Healer
Crysse Morrison & Laurence Parnell (guitar) From the Fridge
Brian Tasker Haiku
ALASTAIR GOOLDEN’S PLAYLIST
Pierre Henry Train (from La Ville. Die Stadt, 1984)
Hywel Davies Sylvanshine (from the album Natural Language, 1988)
John Cage A Valentine Out of Season 1, 1944 (dedicated to his wife on the eve of their separation)
Jeff Bridges Hummmmmm, 2015
Gavin Bryars The Sinking of the Titanic, 1969-72 (Performed live by the Aventa Ensemble on December 4, 2012 at the Vancouver Aquatic Centre). View the film here N.B. The full length performance is 39′ 6″ not 93′ 6″ as stated in the programme.
Follow the link below to hear previous LISTEN programmes, inluding the Playlists of Bennett Hogg, Sadie Harrison, Nick St George, Errollyn Wallen, Mel Day, Hans Borgonjon, Helen Ottaway, Michael Ormiston, Jane Pitt, Ralph Hoyte, Scanner, Jem Finer, David Daniels and Nick Sorensen.