Ellen Southern and Ensemble
Of The Brilliant And The Dark
Recorded in location at the Main Yard Gallery, London, March 2011
Performers: Fiona McAlister, Ellen O’Driscoll, Namvula Rennie, Nichola Richards, Holly Anne Rolfe, Ellen Southern, & Kelly Thompson (vox), Tom Bush (guitar), Adel Sahnoun (flute) Frederick Rissom (double bass).
Of The Brilliant And The Dark was composed by Ellen Southern in response to an invitation by artists Eileen Simpson and Ben White to create a creative commons licensed manuscript remixing the original 1969 score The Brilliant And The Dark (Malcolm Williamson & Ursula Vaughan Williams) for Simpson and White's project of the same name at the Women's Library, London, in 2010.
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REVIEW by David Solomons - freq.org.uk/reviews/ellen-southern-ensemble-brilliant-dark