Great Fences of Australia

Turn on/off the embedded sound. Album title: Great Fences of Australia - Track title: Electric Fence
TitleGreat Fences of Australia
ArtistsJon Rose and Hollis Taylor
LabelReR Megacorp (Recommended London)
Revealed by the bowing of Jon Rose and Hollis Taylor in conditions of extreme heat, high winds, millions of flies and deadly snakes, the fences of Australia become vast string instruments. The electrified fence you are now hearing has the added attraction of providing regular painful shocks up your bowing arm. Dynamo House

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April 2023
'Rock/Paper/Scissors' - first performance of a radical new interface between violin improvisation, composition, orchestra, and conductor. Highlights here.
KNM, Berlin
March 2023
'Beak' - Kronos Quartet plays the world premiere, a composition based on the song of a Pied Butcherbird by Jon Rose and Hollis Taylor.
Adelaide Festival
March 2024
'Night Songs' celebrates an interspecies multi-media engagement between the ancient music of a uniquely Australian songbird - Cracticus nigrogularis (the Pied Butcherbird) and Australia's premiere new music group Ensemble Offspring. Documentation here.
The Adelaide Festival
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