RAM / Sib Ac study day 
12 Nov 2021

Sun Keting

Ensō for dance
​for cello, double bass and percussion

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Music of Eastern Thought

Three Approaches on composing from Eastern Philosophy

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​Conceptualising Ideas

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Visualising the performance

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Realising the experience

Now I will do nothing but Listen

​for a dancer, cinematic choreography and ensemble

‘The moment of collaboration is the moment you ask the right person to work with you and then trust them completely.’

Jonathan Burrows ‘A Choreographer’s Handbook’

Example image from the dance film (Huang

Huang Xiao

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Gordon Hempton recording "silence".

Now I will do nothing but listen,

To accrue what I hear into this song, to let sounds contribute toward it.

I hear bravuras of birds, bustle of growing wheat, gossip of flames, clack sticks cooking my meals,

I hear the sound I love, the sound of the human voice,

I hear all sounds running together, combined, fused or following…

​Walt Whitman

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Tangram Voices #5: Angela Hui Wai Nok

Others

*Enso (full version)

*Now I will do nothing but Listen (full version)