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Longplayer Legacies

Booking is now open for Longplayer Legacies, a new concert series hosting three extraordinary composers over three nights at the lighthouse in London’s Trinity Buoy Wharf. Larry Achiampong, Laura Cannell and FutureSelf (Vanessa Brown) will each re-compose and re-interpret Longplayer for an intimate onsite audience and a live stream hosted by Sound and Music. Curated…

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Longplayer on BBC Radio 4

Listen to recent @BBCRadio4 coverage of Longplayer here. Part of a series of programmes titled Pursuit of Beauty, this edition focuses on Slow Art and includes a handful of other really interesting artworks.

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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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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

Find Longplayer

Longplayer's permanent home is in Trinity Buoy Wharf in London. There are also public listening posts around the world, and a continuous online audio stream.

How to find Longplayer