Enable
Original 

Sound

 

Enable Original Sound is a series of video portraits that shows musicians performing, in real time, in silence and in their own heads, a piece of music that is of particular importance to them.

 

The aim is to visually demonstrate the concept of audiation — the internal personal perception of sound, even when sound is not physically present — and show how totally legitimate musical experiences are possible without any music present. It may also confer a musical experience on the viewer.

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A Song by Resin, performed by Scott McLaughlin, guitarist

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Wayfaring Stranger (anon.), performed by Juliet Fraser, singer

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We Are Still Alone by Alice Hubble, performed by Alice Hubble, singer and keyboardist

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Ruby, My Dear by Thelonious Monk, performed by Diarra Walcott-Ivanhoe, pianist

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Last Word of Love by Belle Jar, performed by Ana Alves, singer and guitarist

 

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Prelude from Cello Suite No. 5, BWV 1011 by Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by Konstantinos Glynos, qanun player

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Dog Unit by Dog Unit, performed by James Weaver, bass guitarist

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Dog Unit by Dog Unit, performed by Lucy Jamieson, drummer

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Dog Unit by Dog Unit, performed by Henry Scowcroft, guitarist

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Mon Amour from Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquin Rodrigo, performed by Bob Bell, trumpeter

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Paris Street by Delmer Darion, performed by Tom Lenton, producer

 

 

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Danny Boy by Frederic Weatherly, performed by Clem Lovell, singer

 

 

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Flight by Cinematic Orchestra, performed by Ben Parmentier, drummer

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Ba-Doom by Scrounge, performed by Luke Cartledge, drummer

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Oppenheimer by Shattercones, performed by Neil Walsh, violist

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The Swimmer by Alice Gun, performed by Alice Lascelles, singer

 

 

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Adagio from Symphony No. 2, Op. 61 by Robert Schumann, performed by Jessica Cottis, conductor

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Cavetina from String Quartet No. 13 in B♭ major, Op. 130 by Ludwig von Beethoven, performed by Steph Tress, cellist

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Milonga by Jorge Cardoso, performed by James Creed, guitarist

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Improvisation for solo cello, performed by Khabat Abas, cellist

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Improvisation for solo guitar, performed by Bill Thompson, guitarist

 

 

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Improvisation for solo turntable, performed by Megan Steinberg, turntablist

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Excerpt from Clarinet Concerto, K. 622 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, performed by Heather Roche, clarinettist

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Excerpt from Piano Sonata in A major, D664 by Franz Schubert, performed by Nick Walton, pianist

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Touches by Leonard Bernstein, performed by Yshani Perinpanayagam, pianist

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Never Too Much by Luther Vandross, performed by Dominic Myers Green, bass guitarist

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Perfectly Obvious by Rob Marr, performed by Rob Marr, singer and pianist

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Excerpt from Piccolo Concerto in C major, RV443 by Antonio Vivaldi, performed by Liza Bec, piccolo player

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La Ritournelle by Sébastian Tellier, performed by Lizzie Ball, violinist

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Guitar Sonata by George Holloway, performed by Sam Cave, guitarist

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Divining by Anna Meredith, performed by Anna Meredith, composer

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Moth by Burial/Four Tet, performed by Oliver Jack, producer

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Birds of a Feather by Laura Loriga, performed by Laura Loriga, singer and pianist

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Illegal Composition by Hardi Kurda, performed by Hardi Kurda, electronics player

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SEIKOLOS by David Denyer, performed by David Denyer, composer

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Buffalo Stance by Neneh Cherry, performed by Rosie Bergonzi, drummer

 

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The Love Song of J Alfred D'Souza, by Freda D'Souza, performed by Freda D'Souza, singer and guitarist

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Premiere Rhapsodie by Claude Debussy, performed by Pete Furniss, clarinettist

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Une Barque sur l'Ocean by Maurice Ravel, performed by Fernando Yada Rodrigues, pianist

 

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Windfell by James Weeks, performed by Mira Benjamin, violinist

 

 

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