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  • Longplayer
    Jem Finer
    Artangel, 2003

    Containing essays by Janna Levin, Margaret & Christine Wertheim and Kodwo Eshun, a foreword by Michael Morris and an in depth account of the development of Longplayer by Jem Finer, the book also includes a 12 inch vinyl record with four excerpts from Longplayer. It also features photographs by Steve Pyke and Justion Barton, numerous diagrams and drawings, and a description of a score for 6 human players.

    60pp. Limited edition of 1000.

    ISBN 1 902201 12 6
    £20.00

    Available from selected book stores or direct from Amazon UK or Artangel:

  • Longplayer Live Programme Artangel, 2009

    Published on the occasion of the first Longplayer Live event at the Roundhouse, this handmade publication was designed by Fraser Muggeridge studio and produced in an edition of 1000.

    The booklet contains essays and notes by Jem Finer, J. Maizlish and Michael Morris, as well as Finer’s 2-metre-long hand-drawn flowchart of Longplayer’s development, biographies of the Longplayer Live musicians and Long Conversation speakers and the full credits for the event’s production.

    20pp. Accordion-fold. Numbered edition of 1000.

    ISBN 978 1 9022012 3 8
    £5.00 including p+p

    Available only from the Longplayer Trust:



  • Score for a hole in the ground
    Jem Finer
    Stour Valley Arts, 2008

    Inspired by suikinkutsu water chimes found in temple gardens of Japan, Score for a Hole in the Ground uses tuned percussive instruments, played by falling water, to create music. Finer describes his piece as “both music and an integrated part of the landscape and the forces that operate on it and in it”.

    This book traces its development from sketchbook ideas to physical realisation in King’s Wood, Challock, Kent with essays by David Toop and Jeremy Millar, which explore the context from which this work emerged and includes a dialogue between Jem Finer and Jeremy Theophilus.

    80pp. Hardback, Limited edition of 1000.

    ISBN 9 780955871 90 0
    £15.00

    Available from selected book stores or direct from Amazon UK or S.V.A.: info@stourvalleyarts.org.uk

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