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  Matt Wright

  UK composer / sound artist


Work


 

 

 

[2017]


(UK) THE PRECIPICE

11' 

solo improvisor: (Keir Neuringer, alto saxophone) orchestra: 2.2.2.2 / 2.2.1 / pno / 2 perc / strings and electronics. For St. Paul's Sinfonia and Keir Neuringer

Premiere on 21st April 2017, Catford, London

 

[2017]


(UK) Corelli_THREAD 

27' 

violin, 'cello and samples

for James Widden and Alison Holford

Premiere on 12th January 2017, Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury 


 

 

[2016]

 

(UK) Corelli_THREAD (Ramsgate Music Hall Edit) 

7' - LISTEN HERE

open-form work for solo instrument and turntable/laptop.

Made for BBC Radio 3's Exposure Ramsgate show, recorded at Ramsgate Music Hall on 13th December 2016 and broadcast 29th December 2016, presented by Verity Sharp. Premiere with Robert Stillman (tenor saxophone + electronics).


 

[2016]


(UK/USA) Speak Cities 

65' 

CD-length album based on studio recordings made with Philadelphia-based saxophonist Keir Neuringer in April 2013 at Seizure's Palace, Brooklyn. Release: 18th April 2017, Extra Normal Records.

 

[2016]


(Belgium/UK) Corelli_HACK 

16'
Early music ensemble (bsn, harpsichord, theorbo, strings: 2.1.1.1) wtih turntable and six channel surround sound.

 

[2016]


(UK/Holland) Cold Highlife

16' - LISTEN HERE

2 tenor saxophones, alto trombone, electric guitar, keyboard, percussion and electronics. For Ensemble Klang. Released on Ensemble Klang records, 3rd December 2016.

 

[2016]


(UK/Holland) Fast Gold Butterflies 

16' - LISTEN HERE

Six keyboards with pitch bend wheels and six-channel electronics. For Ensemble Klang. Released on Ensemble Klang records, 3rd December 2016.

 

[2016]


(UK / Australia / Holland) Totem for Sydney 

16' - LISTEN HERE
soprano saxophone, baritone saxophone, trombone, electric guitar, keyboard, percussion and electronics. Originally written for Ensemble Offspring (see 2012 below), arranged for Ensemble Klang. Released on Ensemble Klang records, 3rd December 2016.

 

[2016]

 

(Belgium/UK) 'Beyond/Behind': Bl!ndman Hybrid Project 

80' - WATCH HERE
Music/technical theatre collaboration with Eric Sleichim (saxophones) Jorg Brinkmann ('cello) Claron McFadden (voice) and the Bl!ndman technical team.
Premiered in Ghent and Brussels, Feb and March 2016

 

[2015]


(Germany) Fracture Mix [Berlin] 

20' - WATCH HERE
Open form performance for turntable/laptop, designed for the Black Mountain Symposium at the Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin. Premiered Sept 2015

 

 

[2015]


(Mexico/UK) Totem for Den Haag [Version for Mexico City] 

18'

amplified ensemble: clarinet, bassoon, vibraphone, violin, double bass and six channel electronics.Arrangement for CEPRO Music, originally written for Ensemble Klang, for the ‘Music at the Edge of Collapse’ CD, supported by CCCU, The Transit Festival, November Music and hcmf//

Selected to represent the UK in the UK/Mexico Dual Year and premiered in Mexico City, May 2015.

 


[2014]


(UK) Single Combat 

(open duration - designed for infinite shuffle) LISTEN HERE
77 sonic splinters designed for shuffling CD or downloads played in shuffle mode. Based on improvisations with Roger Redgate (electric violin)
released on Migro Records, 25th June 2015 and distributed worldwide on the WIRE Tapper, April 2014

 

[2014]


(UK) Cuckooland Revisited 

70'
remix/collaboration based on Robert Wyatt's 'Cuckooland' album with Tony Hymas, Elaine Mitchener and the Brodsky Quartet

 

[2012]


(UK / Australia) Totem for Sydney 

16' - WATCH HERE
flute, violin, 'cello, accordion, percussion, turntable and electronics

for Ensemble Offspring
premiered in Melbourne and Sydney, Austrailia, Dec 2012

 

[2012]


(UK/Vietnam) Inside / Outside 

30' - WATCH HERE

collaboration with The Six Tones for gallery installation/performance
premiered in Hanoi, Vietnam, Nov 2012

 

[2012]


(UK) Salvage 

25'
open form electronic performance developed with CONTACT, featuring redundant instruments
presented at the Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury, UK, 4th May 2012


 

(UK / USA) SSOHNEGD 21 

4'
Stereo electronic work, made for the Sound American Website, based on John Cage's Solo for Voice 21


 

(UK) Orchestra ONE 

45'
education project for young people, culminating in a performance featuring their own compositional work
presented at the New Line Academy, Maidstone, UK, 1st April 2012


 

(UK) Wavetable 

70'
interactive audio/visual installation and performance for Splinter Cell, SPOCK, Evan Parker and Roger Redgate. Presented at Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK, 24th Feb 2012

 

[2011]


(UK) Subway 1980 

12'
flute/alto flute, bass clarinet, violin, 'cello, piano, keyboard, drum kit, bass, turntables+laptop
written for Splinter Cell + SPOCK, for the 'Off the Rails' Programme at Kings Place, London, supported by CCCU


(Holland) JB 

8'
amplified ensemble: soprano sax, baritone sax, alto trombone, electric guitar, piano, crotales, video
written for Ensemble Klang, for the ‘Music for Motion Pictures' Programme


(UK) Trance Map 

70'
Studio composition with Evan Parker, leading to numerous performances from 2011 to present day.
released on psi records, April 2011

 

(UK) Ghost Language

15'
19-division trumpet, turntables+laptop
graphic score designed for Steve Altoft

 

2010

 

(Belgium) Totem for Brussels 

16’
8 turntables, laptop, prepared string quartet, percussion quartet, scaffolding, live electronics (8 channels)
written for BL!NDMAN as part of the TOTEM collaboration, supported by CCCU

 

(Holland) Totem for Den Haag

18'
amplified ensemble: tenor sax, baritone sax, trombone, electric guitar, piano, Mozambican timbila, live electronics (6 channels) and video
written for Ensemble Klang, for the ‘Music at the Edge of Collapse’ CD, supported by CCCU, The Transit Festival, November Music and the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. Also exists as an arrangement for CEPRO Music as 'Version for Mexico City'