Tag Archives: Joseph Bramah

The cash comparison

All the elements of the world premiere of Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas were paid for by the audience that attended the concert or will use the recorded music. The contributions were processed through Indiegogo which is a crowd funding … Continue reading

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Bowls, bells and tings (and sings)

Once I had recovered from the 26th June, the world premiere performance, I have been enjoying recording some of the works we did not have time to complete on the day. This has been good for me as a performer – … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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).  This form of promotion is over but your contributions to how the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 under the direction of founder Steve Kohut. Peter Fairclough Peter studied drums and percussion at … Continue reading

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The Joseph Bramah to host unique world premiere – 9 days to go

A Wetherspoon pub is not the usual venue for a first performance of approximately one hour of percussion music – Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas but the music is not typical and why not take the music to the audience … Continue reading

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Idea to product to legacy

 It has started, the idea to co-ordinate some of the exhibitions and artistic events into the Barnsley Art Walk floated off on a rain affected Thursday and Friday this week.  As most outside event organisers will tell you the British … Continue reading

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