Sean Clancy

Sean Clancy

Seán Clancy is an experimental composer and performer from Ireland. He writes music for electronic instruments, acoustic instruments, environmental sounds, and people doing things in performance not involving any instruments at all. For the most part, his practice is involved with the act of translating non-musical things into music. He works with conventional notation, graphic notation, and text notation. Recently he is particularly interested in collaborations and music as a devised process. His music is often long, repetitive, and contains sustained drones, but it can also be short and fragmented. His music has been performed by lots of nice people as far west as Denver, Colorado, and as far east as Beijing, China. He also has a performance duo with Andy Ingamells (who is a very nice person), and so far they have written three pieces together. Seán is a senior lecturer in music, and BMus composition coordinator at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire in the UK.

Biography

Seán Clancy is an experimental composer and performer from Ireland. He writes music for electronic instruments, acoustic instruments, environmental sounds, and people doing things in performance not involving any instruments at all. For the most part, his practice is involved with the act of translating non-musical things into music. He works with conventional notation, graphic notation, and text notation. Recently he is particularly interested in collaborations and music as a devised process. His music is often long, repetitive, and contains sustained drones, but it can also be short and fragmented. His music has been performed by lots of nice people as far west as Denver, Colorado, and as far east as Beijing, China. He also has a performance duo with Andy Ingamells (who is a very nice person), and so far they have written three pieces together. Seán is a senior lecturer in music, and BMus composition coordinator at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire in the UK.

Recordings by this composer

Recordings
Forty-Five Minutes on the Subject of Football cover

Forty-Five Minutes on the Subject of Football

Birmingham Record Company

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