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Accession Songs


Live listening session at SYSON for their Cornucopia exhibition closing Event

Using materials which merge several different collections in one place. gathered during the eight months working on Song, Sung, When, this live listening session will presented live performances as well as a playlist of archive sounds, interviews, field recordings and texts reflecting on the project at Biddulph Grange.

The archive recordings used for Song, Sung, When, were gathered in Italy, California, Nepal and Morocco between 1954 and 1969 by sound-recordists and researchers and are from collections at the Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford; The Alan Lomax Collection at the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, USA; and the collection of Alfred Pietroforte, California.  

Later Event: July 24
The Element Resists