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September 29, 2016

Serene Serendipity

Filed under: Serendipity — virginiahenry @ 1:54 pm

As luck would have it, I’ve been celebrating serendipity

At New Scientist Live at the weekend, there was so much to see and hear – it was impossible to experience everything in a couple of days.
Fortunately, it was difficult to miss Ray Lee’s  ethereal sound installation.

ray-lee-tripods

It was an unexpected sonic oasis amid the chaotic crush of the science crowds.

On Saturday evening at the Barbican, the theme of mesmerising minimalism continued with a Terry Riley concert. A different line-up and arrangement of In C to this one: https://youtu.be/lJPJywWfyGo  – but equally engaging.

Then, later in the week, I happened to hear an interview with Steve Reich on Radio 4.

 

A round of applause for serendipity!

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