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Blowing Their Own Horns

Thursday 25 May, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Instrument

Thu 25 May, 6.30–7.30pm, £5 (conc. £4). Book via Eventbrite

The collection of the Museum of Musical Instruments in Edinburgh University includes some curious instruments named after their self-aggrandising inventors. This concert sees musicians from Red Note Ensemble give these show-offs a chance to be played, echoing artist Mark Wallinger’s exploration of ego in The Fruitmarket Gallery’s current exhibition.

We will hear solo music for each new-fangled instrument followed by a commission from fearless composer Jim Sutherland, specially written to bring these big personalities together.

Event supported by Museums Galleries Scotland Partnership Fund

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Venue

The Fruitmarket Gallery
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Phone:
+44 (0)131 225 2383
Website:
http://fruitmarket.co.uk