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

What's New

June 2021
'Figures of Eight' - a work from 1974, updated, and given a thrilling performance by violinist Emma Roijackers.
Haarlem Lichtfabriek, Holland
May 2021
'State of Play' titles my new double album featuring duo improvisations and recent projects with a cast of great collaborators...out now!
ReR Recommended Records, London
September 2021
'Corrugations' heralds a new music series starting in Alice Springs - we just moved into a new house here big enough to hold the Rosenberg Museum and performances.
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
May - October 2021
'Whistling in the Dark' embraces a set of duets between various pied butcherbirds (from field recordings in outback Australia) and virtuosic human musicians (in home lockdown) performing transcriptions of this extraordinary avian music.
On Line Project available September
September 2021 - delayed Premiere
Jon is currently composing 'Mendel's Mix' - A commission for Brno Contemporary Orchestra. The work is inspired by the 'father' of genetics, Johann Gregor Mendel, and based on the structure of DNA
Brno, Czech Republic
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