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Gold.Berg.Werk (2021)
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Ergodos is proud to release "Gold.Berg.Werk", a radical re-interpretation of J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations by Austrian composer Karlheinz Essl, performed by pianist Xenia Pestova Bennett, with live electronic diffusion by Ed Bennett. The Goldberg V... Read More about Gold.Berg.Werk.

Carareretetatakakekerers (2021)
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80-minute score and sound design for Normal Condition's contemporary dance work 'Carareretetatakakekerers', choreographed by Nicola Conibere. Premiere - 4 October 2021, Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells, London. Supported using public funding from... Read More about Carareretetatakakekerers.

The Solfeggio Tradition: A Forgotten Art of Melody in the Long Eighteenth Century (2020)
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Baragwanath, N. (2020). The Solfeggio Tradition: A Forgotten Art of Melody in the Long Eighteenth Century. New York: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780197514085.001.0001

How did castrati manage to amaze their eighteenth-century audiences by singing the same aria several times in completely different ways? And how could composers of the time write operas in a matter of days? The secret lies in the solfeggio tradition,... Read More about The Solfeggio Tradition: A Forgotten Art of Melody in the Long Eighteenth Century.