The Testimony of John Paton

Year: June 2018

Instrumentation: Solo Viola

Duration: variable due to choices made by performer, up to 60:00″

Performance History: Recorded in Queen’s University Belfast, 05/11/18, by Laura Sinnerton from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. This piece is also available in a version for Solo Cello, The Anguish of John Paton workshopped by Lucy Railton. The solo cello version was premiered at the Soundhub Phase II Concert in February 2020 by a cellist from the London Symphony Orchestra.

The piece is designed to be experienced in VR, click on the video below and have a look around! Headphones are recommended as this was also recorded with an ambisonic microphone.

Solo Cello version

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