Accretions | A Lullaby Hymn (Parts I & II)

by Richard J. Birkin

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released December 15, 2013

Written and performed by Richard J. Birkin with:
Steph Lowe: cello on Accretions
Dan Bridgewood-Hill: violins on A Lullaby Hymn (Part II)
Anthony Saunders: violas on A Lullaby Hymn (Part II)

'Accretions' recorded by Richard J. Birkin at Eccles Pike Base & St. Mary's Church, Chinley.
Commissioned by Michael Sargeant for QUAD's Event Horizon exhibition (September - December 2013)
Mixed by Robin Newman at Snug Recording Company, Derby.
Mastered by Joe Caithness at Subsequent Mastering, Nottingham.

Artwork and Video by Christopher Boote.

'A Lullaby Hymn (Parts I & II)' recorded and mixed by Karl Sveinsson at Queen's Ark, Manchester.
Mastered by Robin Newman at Snug Recording Company, Derby.




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Richard J. Birkin | Emphemetry Derby, UK

Sometimes taking the form of intimate folk songs, ambient soundscapes, instrumentals, piano pieces, audio tinkering or post- rock; Richard Birkin's music is more often than not inspired by the liminal, quiet timelessness of a city at night and the reflections or flights of imagination that happens then and there. ... more

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