Past Links has been performed in Birmingham, Keele, Lancaster, London, Sheffield and Wrocław…
The source material for this piece was all recorded at the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley in West Midlands county (England, UK). Past Links encompasses all aspects of the museum and consequently the industrial heritage of the area. Chain making, fairground rides, barges, glass engraving and various bits of machinery are captured in a rich sonic landscape of a bygone age.
Past Links was realized in 2008 at the Electroacoustic Music Studios of the University of Birmingham (UK) and premiered on March 8, 2008 during the 25 Years of BEAST Festival in Birmingham (England, UK). Thanks to the staff of the Black Country Living Museum. Past Links was awarded a Mention at the 35th Bourges international Electroacoustic Music and Sound Art Competition (France, 2008) and a Special Mention in the 5th Biennial Acousmatic Composition Competition Métamorphoses 2008 (Ohain, Belgium).
- March 8, 2008, 25 Years of BEAST, Birmingham (England, UK)
March 8, 2008Birmingham (England, UK)
July 2, 2009Keele (England, UK)
April 20, 2013London (England, UK)
May 23, 2015Wrocław (Poland)
November 13, 2015Lancaster (England, UK)
November 26, 2016Sheffield (England, UK)
March 27, 2019London (England, UK)
|May 11, 2019||Annie Mahtani, Past Links (2008)||Spectra-Sonic Sound / KEPW 97.3 FM (USA)|
|July 8, 2019||Annie Mahtani, Past Links (2008)||Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)|