The first two tracks comprise recordings of three partial records. Extracts from each are heard, one at the time, in the following sequence: the first fragment, the second fragment, and the third fragment (chorus). (The inclusion of a chorus acknowledges the structure of the original song.) This pattern is repeated four times. The composition ends with a coda derived from the third fragment. ‘Piece 2’ is heard at the speed at which the fragments were recorded. The length of the composition is 6 minutes and 18 seconds, being the extent of original track when played at 33 1/3 rpm.


from My Heart is Broken in Three, released December 12, 2015


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John Harvey Ceredigion, UK

Harvey is a historian of art, visual culture, and sound art, and also a sound- and visual-art practitioner. His research field is the visual and sonic culture of religion, principally. He explores non-iconic attitudes to visualization and sonic articulations of religion by engaging visual, textual, and audible sources, theological and cultural ideas, and systemic and audiovisualogical processes. ... more

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