Musical Composition

Soundscape

Musician Pete Williams went into the town and recorded sounds of Brierley Hill during a Brierley Hillness workshop.

These ambient sounds included:  market, street, cafe, Merry Hill mall, canal, the water locks and weir; and inside TXMax, KFC and the library. Some examples:

Library Lift

Mall Ambience

Faggotsnpeas!

Artspace coordinator and musician Ed Cartwright then used a selection of these audio sounds to create a background track for his Brierley Hill-inspired saxophone composition entitled Faggotsnpeas.

Steve performing his song inspired by Brierley Hill. Steve took part in creative writing sessions with Emma Purshouse.


Steve from Jonathan Lee on Vimeo

Have you written any songs about Brierley Hill?

Send us the audio and we can include it on the site!

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