1. Raven (Thought) Sarah Angliss 4:06
  2. Egg 3:18
  3. Camberwell Beauty Sarah Angliss 2:55
  4. Wan Trad. arr. Sarah Angliss 7:38
  5. A Wren in the Cathedral Sarah Angliss 3:59
  6. Needle Sarah Angliss 2:34
  7. You Taught me How to See the Crows Sarah Angliss 5:44
  8. The Bows Sarah Angliss 5:28
  9. The Messenger (Alexandra Palace mix) Sarah Angliss 4:03
  10. The Hairy Ape - Rich Parade as Gaudy Marionettes Sarah Angliss 1:04

“Music possessed of an eerie instability…a whole universe unto itself brimming with fresh propositions and new directions…a shimmering minimalist masterpiece”

Robert Barry, The Wire Magazine

“The most inventive album I’ve heard in a long while…a testament to Angliss’ imagination and sheer musicality”.

Simon Reynolds, 4 Columns, New York

“Poetic…drifting but focussed compositions….their beauty is pointed and hard-won.”

Ben Beaumont-Thomas, The Guardian

“A sound of broad depth…a necessary bout of fury”

Eden Tizard, The Quietus
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Robotic shruti box- Sarah Angliss

Giant - Max patchFeature film score: Amulet

I’ve recently completed a score for ‘Amulet’,  a contained horror film written and directed by Romola Garai. Due for release early 2020.

Paul Hamlyn Award for composers

In November 2018, I was honoured to receive a composer’s award from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. This award is transformative, giving me funds to take more risks  and develop new musical ideas for the next three years.

Giant: new electroacoustic opera

ClavisimbalumI’m currently completing the score for Giant, an opera blending voices with viola da gamba, clavisimbalum and electronics, Giant is about the betrayal of Charles Byrne, a man whose corpse was stolen, dissected and put on public display against his will. Supported by Snape Music and the Jerwood Charitable Foundation.

UK tour 2019

Performing highlights from Air Loom and Ealing Feeder live with singer Sarah Gabriel and percussionist Stephen Hiscock. Visiting Glasgow, Newcastle, Todmorden, Manchester, Bristol, Swansea and Supersonic and Supernormal festivals.

The Hairy Ape

I compsed sound and music for a new production of Eugene O’Neill’s Expressionist masterpiece  The Hairy Ape. At The Old Vic, London, and Park Avenue Armory, New York. Directed by Richard Jones. The Hairy Ape is a tale of class, revenge and the shock of modernity, set in the stokehole and upper class decks of a 1930s ocean liner and in the streets of New York.

Nulcear culture

Exploring the Domesday Clock and ‘the new abnormal’ in The Wire issue 427

BBC Radio 4 docs

Two arts documentaries revealing some little-known histories of sound culture. In ‘Echo in a Bottle’ I explore our enduring and sometimes deathly fascination with the echo. In ‘The Bird Fancyer’s Delight’ I reveal how captured songbirds were trained to sing fashionable melodies in homes before the advent of the phonograph.

Daphne Oram – Radiophonic pioneer

mini-Oramics closeupFunded by the Daphne Oram Trust, Anomie Academic have republished Daphne Oram’s An Individual Note: of Music, Sound and Electronics – a book that’s been out of print since 1973. I’ve written an introduction to the reprint, giving an overview of Oram’s life and her pioneering work in the early days of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop and in her home studio in Tower Folly, Kent.

In 2018 I also composed a live piece for voice and Oramics Machine – Oram’s pioneering  ‘drawn sound’ machine. I performed this live with singer Sarah Gabriel using a mini-Oramics machine built by Tom Richards from Oram’s original notes and drawings.

Photo of theremin performance by Lucy Cage