Sound Sound Day - 14th April, Ó Riada Hall, Department of Music, UCC

4 Apr 2018

with special guest CHRIS WATSON

11am - 10pm, Saturday 14 April 2018

Ó Riada Hall, Music Department, St. Vincent’s, Sunday’s Well Road, Cork

UCC Music is proud to present SOUND SOUND DAY, a multifaceted celebration of the profound world of sound. It features special guest Chris Watson, BAFTA Award-winning sound recordist, who will talk about his recording expedition to the Antarctic for the Attenborough documentary Frozen Planet and present a live quadrophonic diffusion of recordings made at Galley Lighthouse for RTÉ.t

SOUND SOUND DAY is packed with talks, performances and participatory workshops delivered by leading Irish composers, sound artists and sound specialists. Experience open-to-all talks, listening workshops, Sonic Histories and Sound Walks; hear music built on field recordings taken all over the world; see top improvisers and experience the unique multimedia ensemble CAVE (Cork Audio Visual Ensemble).

Featuring Chris Watson, Karen Power, Danny McCarthy, Sean Taylor, CAVE, Jillian Rogers, Elaine Harrington, John Hough, Jeff Weeter and John Godfrey

Schedule of Events:

11.00 Presentation on SHOCC (Sonic Histories of Cork City) Project

11.45 Soundwalk lead by Danny McCarthy

1.45 Acouscenic Listening Workshop lead by Sean Taylor

2.45 Irish composer Karen Power talks about and presents her music made with field


3.30 Jillian Rogers, talk: "Under the Piano with Roland Garros: Conceptions of Music and

Sound as Embodied and (Sometimes) Therapeutic in World War I-Era France"

4.00 Performance: Danny McCarthy, John Godfrey, Karen Power, Sean Taylor, Jeff Weeter

5.00 Chris Watson, talk: “Beneath the Great White Silence”

7.15 Panel Discussion

8.30 Chris Watson performance, employing recordings made at Galley Head lighthouse

9.15 CAVE (Cork Audio Visual Ensemble)

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