A Song for A Wood Pigeon / Chiffchaff / Crow is a one-off performance, commissioned by Timber Festival based at Feanedock Wood in Leicestershire. Working in collaboration with Indian classical musicians Roopa Panesar (sitar) and Rishii Chowdhury (tabla) to produce three new sound tracks in response to field recordings gathered at dawn at the festival site. The three birds that were singing loudest and led the dawn chorus were the Wood Pigeon, Chiffchaff and Crow.
The performance took place on the Eyrie stage where the audience were offered a special limited-edition flag to wave during the show at Timber Festival on Sunday 7 July 2019.
Watch the video (below) produced by Bill Newsinger
Listen to the three soundtracks (below)