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Shortplayer #4

Shortplayer #4 was performed on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 in St Martin’s Church, Exeter, as part of Art Week Exeter 2018. It was realised, according to Shortplayer’s principles, by Emma Welton, and performed by Exeter Contemporary Sounds, joined by staff and students of Exeter University. You can listen to it and find more information here.

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Longplayer at the Holland Festival

The Holland Festival for international performing arts will run from 7th June to 1st July, 2018, in Amsterdam. Longplayer will be situated in the tower of the historic Lloyd Hotel 7 days a week for the duration of the festival. Visitors will be able to ascend the tower individually to listen to Jem Finer’s composition…

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Long Now Foundation Article – Music, Time and Long-term Thinking

The Long Now Foundation have posted a new article about Longplayer and John Cage’s ASAP. You can read it here.

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Since the spring of 2013, Artangel and the Longplayer Trust have been inviting thinkers and writers from a wide variety of disciplines to engage in a chain of written correspondence on the subject of long-term thinking.

Read the Longplayer Letters

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