Larry Goves - vinyāsa

Workshop performance video

Before you workout, you should breath, stretch, and relax. In this case breathing together keeps the music together, the strings are relaxed (retuned), and the fingers are stretched; an introverted string quartet yoga miniature.

Composer: Larry Goves

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Larry Goves is a British composer and artist based in Manchester (UK). His work has been presented, performed and broadcast around the world by numerous groups and musicians and has been released on NMC, Dutton, Prima Facie, Slip, Nonclassical, Prah, LSO Live and on The London Sinfonietta’s Label. He is a Paul Hamlyn Award for Composers recipient, has been shortlisted for an RPS Award and is a former recipient of a Jerwood-Aldeburgh Opera Writing Fellowship. An experienced curator, he was the co-curator of Manchester’s New Music North West, curated experimental concert series Decontamination at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM), and is the director of ensemble The House of Bedlam. He was the composition tutor for the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain for ten years and is the former composer in residence for Royal Holloway, University of London. He currently devises and delivers the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme course Composition, Alternative Performance, and Performance Art and is a senior lecturer in composition at the Royal Northern College of Music.