Nigel Osborne 's new work to poems of Samuel Beckett for mezzo-soprano, instrumental ensemble and computer-generated tape, commissioned by IRCAM, was premiered in Paris and recorded for Radio 3."
"Four POemS Of SAMUEL BECKETT
Set for mezzo-soprano,
'nstrumental ensemble and cuter-generated tape by Nigel Osborne by work was commissioned and its first performance recorded there for Radio 3.
While working at IRCAM,
Nigel Osborne kept a journal of his progress. He reflects on the problems the composer faces in making the technology of the electronic studio serve his inspiration.
LINDA HIRST (mezzo-soprano) ENSEMBLE lNTERCONTEMPORAlN conducted by ARTURO TAMAYO Technical presentation by MARTIN PAGE. PETRINA HUGHES p™SIMONHANCOCK
Producer STEPHEN PLAISTOW (R)"