The Irish Contemporary Music Centre (CMC) published an article about Ciaran’s composer residency in Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris. The CMC is Ireland’s national archive and resource centre for new music and supporting the work of composers throughout Ireland. Its free library and sound archive contain the only comprehensive collection in existence of music by Irish composers.
Here’s an excerpt about the process of working on the piece for Cora:
“….We are collaborating closely on the subtlety of the piece, blogging and skyping regularly. Cora often surprises me with emailed movie-demos so that I can see if passages are sonically as I intended. Her 1738 Nicolo Gagliano violin has some amazing resonances and we are doing our best to make it sing!”
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