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How I Wrote… “Luminalia”

Luminalia is a piece I wrote for the wonderful Quinta & musicians from the Royal Northern Sinfonia for the Sound and Music project “Next Wave 2”, and you can hear it in it’s full glory on the album above on NMC Recordings. This piece was an oddity for me in the fact that the title, as an abstract idea in its own right, came first, taken from a Tudor Masque show which featured fantastical lighting effects (though supposedly awful music and drama). The title actually led me down a line of research concerning lighting effects and lumino-kinetic art as a…