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Sounds of Science

Sunday 8 October 2017
Cambridge Corn Exchange - CB2 3QE
Sounds of Science brings together history, knowledge, science, technology and the arts in one mesmerising single piece of music.

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In this unique collaboration, world history author Christopher Lloyd introduces 10 key moments in the history of science and the sounds used to represent them, before an extraordinary 21 minute soundscape written by composer Jill Jarman is performed by sound artist and musician Evelyn Glennie.

Running order

50 Minutes: A talk by world history author Christopher Lloyd introducing ten key moments in the history of science and the sounds used to represent them in Sounds of Science.


21 Minutes: Sounds of Science performed by Evelyn Glennie, composed by Jill Jarman

30 Minutes: Question & Answer Session


Part of Cambridge Science Festival.

Running time:


50 Minutes


50 Minutes