LINDSAY 

COOPER

1951 - 2013 

 

Q U O T E S 

" She was an idealist with strong political convictions, but her work was never didactic. She believed in the transcendental power of pure sound." 

 

Sally Potter 

N E W S

December 2015

 

SERIES OF CONCERTS IN JAPAN AND USA KEEPING LINDSAY'S MUSIC ALIVE ACROSS THE GLOBE. 

 

Fred Frith, Zeena Parks and Rova Sax Quartet join forces in Oakland

Whilst

Chris Cutler joins Yumi Hara and an ensemble of women avant-rock musicians to celebrate Lindsay's music over 3 concerts in Japan.  

 

 

November 2014 

 

HENRY COW & FRIENDS' CONCERTS IN MEMORY OF LINDSAY COOPER WERE A GREAT SUCCESS.

 

SEE THE PRESS PAGE FOR REVIEWS. 

 

To celebrate the life and work of Lindsay Cooper (1951-2013), four legendary bands come together from points halfway across the earth to perform Lindsay’s music as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival, The Hudersfield Internation Music Festival and the Teatro Diego Fabbri theatre in Forli, Italy. 

 

 

October 2014 

 

NEW RELEASE

 

LINDSAY COOPER - Rarities Volumes 1 and 2 (dbl CD)​​​​​​​​

 

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This double CD set collects together, amongst other things all of Outtakes for Other Occasions and music for The Small Screen, both of which were never commercially released; all four pieces from The Classic Guide to No Mans Land, the subscription collage 7” Pictures from the Great Exhibition, an extract from the Concerto for Sopranino Saxophone and Orchestra, a great 33 minute unreleased recording by Trio Trabant (with Alfred Harth and Phil Minton), Education sung by Sally Potter, 

In the Dark Year, sung by Robert Wyatt, Petrified with David Thomas and a truly extraordinary solo piano performance recorded at Roulette in 1985. 

Booklet with documents and photographs and texts by Sally Potter, Tim Hodgkinson, David Thomas and Kate Westbrook. 

E V E N T S​

 

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December 5th, 2015

Mills Performing Group: The Music of Lindsay Cooper

Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland CA 

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December 3rd - 5th, 2015

Half The Sky: Lindsay Cooper Tribute Concerts

Osaka Gantz, Nagoya Tokuzo & Akihabara Goodman

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© Estate of Lindsay Cooper, 2014