New Music 20x12
‘Pure Gold: A 4x4 Relay Race'
BLACK DYKE BAND
Composer LUKE CARVER GOSS
Poet IAN McMILLAN
As part of New Music 20x12, composer Luke Carver Goss has been commissioned by the award-winning Black Dyke Band to write ‘Pure Gold: A 4x4 Relay Race', which will use the structure of a relay race. The piece will be divided into four three minute 'legs': power, speed, losing ground and finally, triumph, to tell the tale of success through team work and sporting pride. Goss will be working with poet Ian McMillan, Yorkshire Youth Brass Band and the Manchester Chorale.
There will be three performances of the new piece in the period Jan-Dec'12.
New Music 20x12 is an independent commissioning programme initiated by Jillian Barker and David Cohen, and delivered by PRS for Music Foundation in partnership with the BBC, The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, and Sound and Music.