“A composer has created computerised schools of intelligent surround-sound singing whales, designed to perform live with a saxophonist. The artificially intelligent “animals” will sound like they are singing and swimming around a virtual sea (the auditorium) thanks to multiple speakers that surround the audience.” Olivia Solon, Wired UK

Originated by Alexis Kirke. Co-created by Alexis Kirke and Samuel Freeman. Commissioned by and premiered for Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival 2011. Also performed at Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival 2015 and International Computer Music Conference 2011, Huddersfield. Supported by Plymouth University’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research.

BBC Radio 3 In Tune 2015:

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Also featured at 2m46s on this BBC Radio 3 Music Matters clip

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