ECHO is a visual and sound installation created by artist Rowena Pearce, composer Helen Ottaway and sound designer Alastair Goolden., produced by Artmusic The music is scored for trumpet and found sounds recorded in the quarries of East Mendip, Somerset. The album is designed to be listened to while visiting the Step in Stone arts trail in two disused quarries: Westdown/Asham Quarry (22 August - 22 September 2015) and Fairy Cave Quarry (3 - 18 October 2015). stepinstonesomerset.wordpress.com and www.artmusic.org.uk for details.
You can download the entire album or chose selected tracks.
released August 22, 2015
Composer - Helen Ottaway
Trumpet - John Plaxton
Recorded and edited by Alastair Goolden
Trumpet recorded at Shave Farm, Somerset
Thanks to Halecombe and Whatley Quarries for permission to record quarry machinery