new music::new Ireland Salon: Quiet Music Ensemble
The Quiet Music Ensemble perform an excerpt from John Godfrey's 'Washing Yourself with Food' at CMC's Salon on 30 November 2011.
CMC's final new music::new Ireland Salon of 2011 featured the Cork-based experimental music group, theQuiet Music Ensemble (QME). Led by composer and performer John Godfrey, the QME is dedicated to music that invites deep attention and perceptive listening.
The Salon took place at the Kevin Barry Room at the National Concert Hall and featured a new work commissioned by QME from young Irish composer Susan Geaney, a group improvisation, and John Godfrey'sWashing Yourself with Food. The work involves spatially-distributed CD players, improvising musicians and the audience strolling around the performance space.