Soundpaths: Heptonstall

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Hebden Bridge

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A song of lament for the thousands of long dead. A song that seem to emerge from the singing of birds in the trees, from the echoes sounding through cobbled streets and in empty churches, from the sounds of life in the village and from the tendrils of nature that encroach from the moor.

Put on your headphones, hit start and playback will begin. You can see yourself as a blue dot on the map below, and the audio zones are represented in purple. When you are standing in an audio zone it will start playing back. Wander around Heptonstall and the music will change to fit your location.

The piece uses 'Lyke Wake Dirge', an ancient funereal folk song, as its melodic basis. The music was created by Yonatan Collier. Vocals are by Hannah Ashcroft, fiddle was played by Luke Moller. The history of Heptonstall was used as inspiration for this composition.


Yonatan Collier

Yonatan Collier

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Church Street Dirge

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