SONUS - v2

Echoes of Home: All the Way from Ireland (2000), 00:18:37

Sylvia Murphy
Nationality: Canada
Residence: Canada
Biography: sylvi macCormac received honourable mention at the International Musique Electroacoustique Bourges, France (1999) and produced Uts’am / Witness CD (2004) including Buffy Sainte-Marie, Bruce Cockburn, Barry Truax and Squamish Sp’ak’wus Slúlum / Eagle Song Dancers. a multi-talented performer/composer of modern music, and the creator of WHEELS: Soundscapes with the voices of people with dis abilities, sylvi macCormac has extensive performance credits since the 1980’s, including the Vancouver Folk Music Festival, New Music Wes , and Seattle’s RockrGrl Music Conference in 2000. Electroacoustics, including Soundscape Composition, stretches the boundaries of music by collaging sound, story and song, transforming sound sources with signal processing and combining them in creative ways. Diffusion extends familiar structures, by placing the listener inside the Soundscape while inviting us on imaginary journeys. / na / da / bc - - -

Program Notes: a portrait of a family with voices (spoken&sung), music, cat purring, clock ticking&train sounds

With the voices of
Aunt Winnie MacCormac (hello)
Captain William Harney (goodbye)
Stella (nee Robinson) MacCormac Murphy
(lovely garden&singing)
Sylvia (nee macCormack) Murphy
John James Murphy
Uncle Tony Murphy
Auntie Patricia (nee Harney) Martin
Carl, Michèle, Philip&Melanie Murphy
sylvi (macCormac) Murphy
Soula (purring) and her Bell,
Clock Ticking

Stella talking humming whistling in Audio-Post while recording Radio TelevisionÉirrean airing
Coffee Song (they’ve got an awful lot of coffee in Brazil)
Tony sings Two Eyes of Blue
Sylvia (mum) sings Little Sir Echo, My Curly Headed Baby
Michèle (sis), John (dad), Tony (uncle)
sing My Grandfather’s Clock
sylvi’s i thought i saw you again (phoenix CD)
railway lines: trains of thought (voices&wheels CD)
Studio of Composition: see through studios
Hardware Used: Macintosh G3&G4 Sony DAT TCD-D8 Sony Mic ECM-MS907 Cassette Tape Tascam TM-D1000
Software Used: Pro Tools Peak

Appeared In:
CEC: Sonus
CEC: JTTP 2008