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“No vestige of a beginning, - no prospect of an end.”

This describes last week very well as the organisation, recording and performance of Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas came to fruition. Little did I know where the creative journey would take me when I read John Hutton’s quote in the Natural History Museum on March 2nd 2013 and the idea for a composition that had many beginnings and endings started to form. 609 more words

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Online promotion over, now it is your turn

The Indiegogo site is showing the project but it is no longer taking contributions (just send digital cash via PayPal to music@prbp.co.uk and it will still get through).  402 more words

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12 hours to go or !@ ˙ø¨®ß †ø ©ø


In 12 hours, or at 7am Greenwich Mean Time (8am British Summer Time) the crowd funding experiment with Indiegogo will have elapsed. If you still want to contribute but have just been putting it off until the right time; now is the only time and please follow the link to part with some digital cash that will support the musicians and secure your memento of the event. 182 more words

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Wetherspoon world premiere – 5 days to go

 

One hour of percussion music – Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas written by composer and percussionist Peter Birkby.  8 instrumentalists, over 60 percussion instruments and a musical mix of drum ‘n timpani, latin, contemporary, jazz and classical all on Market Hill in Barnsley.  138 more words

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Countdown 6-4-3

 

6 days to go to the world premiere – 26th June 2014, 7 to 8pm at the Joseph Bramah, 15 Market Hill, Barnsley, S70 2PX . 78 more words

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Seven days

 

In just seven days time it will be here – driving to the studio, setting up of equipment, rehearsals and recording, takes and ‘just one more take’, moving equipment and setting up again, the time when nothing more can be done and it is a matter of waiting for the audience to arrive, the performance/gig/event/premiere/show, taking all the equipment down again and packing away, the drive home and the come down as the adrenaline rush subsides.  158 more words

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Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas - the instrumentalists

The featured part of drum kit in Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas will be premiered by Peter Fairclough supported by the Mixed Metals Percussion Ensemble… 341 more words

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