Piece no. 2 | RIVER SONG swans | music | water | light

Music & Light Symbiosis | Piece No. 2

RIVER SONG  swans | music | water | light , River Garage Studio, 13.10.18

River Song Documentary Film – including feedback – 6 mins
River Song water pool 2018, burnt timber and water, reflecting the musician Rachel Hamilton

These photographic stills were taken during rehearsal

Mike Bacon playing the cello, Rachel Hamilton playing the Harp, October 2019

During the performance four pieces of music were played:

The Swan (Le Cygne) from The Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns
Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, Sarrabande by Johann Sebastian Bach (Cello)
Prelude No. 1 in C Major (BWV 846) by Johann Sebastian Bach (Harp)
Irish folk tune My Lagan Love arranged by Hamilton Harry

Earlier in the evening Mike Bacon was playing by the river itself: Cello Suite No. 1, Prelude, Minuet 1 & 2, Gigue by Johann Sebastian Bach (Cello)

Mike Bacon playing JS Bach by the River Dour

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Black and White photographs taken by Gabor Stark of the “Swan”, played by Louise Hughes, who led us down the river Dour via the swans and the cellist Mike Bacon and on to the concert at River Garage Studios.

Swan Song, 2018 Photogram of the shadow of a swan swimming through water

The River Song Exhibition of photograms at River Garage Studio, River 13th/14th October 2018

Me in front of artwork, black and white film photograph taken by Joseph Black, 14th Oct 2018

Research images, 2018