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Magical Realism // Mental Health Awareness
For Mental Health Awareness Week Michael was commissioned by BBC Radio Cumbria presenter Tom Salmon to produce a new piece of music titled 'Magical Realism' to combine with audio from a range of interviews about the great outdoors.
Imaginary Mountains // Aerial Festival
'Imaginary Mountains' is a soundtrack to a walk in the wilds of another Cumbria - commissioned and released online by Aerial Festival. The piece combines musical compositions and experimental sound design with a spoken word narrative from award-winning writer Simon Sylvester using crowd sourced responses exploring themes of loneliness, emptiness, departure, arrival and belonging. The work explores the shared experience of all citizens under lockdown — the fears and frustrations, the tragedies and triumphs.. Sounds of Silence: aerialfestival.com
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