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Score 317 REPEAT was performed in Derby, England between May and August 2008. Documentation of this performance was exhibited at QUAD in Derby between September 2008 and January 2009. Full list of times and dates of this performance are at EVENTS 2008. This performance is to be twinned with a performance of the same score in The Holy Land in 2012.

Between 22 & 25 March 2011, Bill Drummond visited the Holy Land as a reconnoitre visit. While there he gave three performance/lectures - one in Tel Aviv and two in Jerusalem. These included him leading performances by The17.

Further information about about the performance of Score 317: REPEAT in 2012will be added to this page when times and dates are confirmed

Derby 2008

INTRO
NOTICE
Score 317 REPEAT
THE 100 DERBY 17s
EXHIBITION PHOTOGRAPHS
GRAFFITI
TEXT

The Holy Land 2012

INTRO
NOTICE
Score 317 REPEAT
Score 385 SIRENS & SPARROWS
Score 1 IMAGINE (Hebrew)
TEXT

Scores 9 WELCOME, 13 CELEBRATE and 16 COMPLEMENT were performed in the Derry/Londonderry, Ireland during October and November 2008. Documentation of these performances were exhibited at the VOID Gallery, Derry between 18 October and 15 November 2008. Full list of times and dates of this performance at EVENTS 2008. The performance of these three scores are to be twinned with performance of the same scores in Calcutta/Kolkata in 2011

Derry 2008

INTRO
NOTICE
Score 9 WELCOME
Score 13 CELEBRATE
Score 16 COMPLEMENT
THE DERRY 17s
EXHIBITION PHOTOGRAPHS
GRAFFITI
TEXT

Calcutta 2011

INTRO
NOTICE
Score 1 IMAGINE (Bengali)
Score 9 WELCOME (Bengali)
Score 13 CELEBRATE (Bengali)
Score 16 COMPLEMENT (Bengali)
Birth & Death photos, Marriage to follow in 2012
GRAFFITI

Score 326 STOP was performed across the British Isles via the Today Programme on BBC Radio 4 on 31 December 2008. This performance is to be twinned with a performance of the same score broadcast over vast stretches of the Sahara Desert via Radio Timbuktu on as yet to be disclosed date in 2011 or 2012. Further details and documentation to follow.

BBC Radio 4 2008

INTRO
Score 326 STOP

Radio Timbuktu 2012

Score 326 STOP

Score 328 SURROUND was performed in Northampton, England on 14 March 2009. The promotion, execution and documentation of this score was Bill Drummond’s contribution to the four-man exhibition 60 Miles By Road or Rail that ran at the Fishmarket, Northampton between 20 February and 28 March 2009. This performance of SURROUND was twinned with a version of the same score that was performed in and around the Jiuxianqiao Market, Beijing, China on 14 August 2009. The Jiuxanqiao Market performance was part of the 10th Open International Performance Art Festival. These two performance are the only ones that are part of both the Coast-to-Coast and City-to-City tours.

Northampton 2009

INTRO
NOTICE
Score 328 SURROUND
100 STENCILLED 17s
EXHIBITION AND PERFORMANCE PHOTOGRAPHS
THE FISHMARKET 17
GRAFFITI

Beijing 2009

INTRO
告示
Score 1 想象
Score 328 环绕
JIUXIANQIAO MARKET 17
100 STENCILLED 17s
GRAFFITI
TEXT

Score 7 COLLABORATE was performed in King’s Wood School, Corby during October 2009. This performance was twinned with a performance of the same score in L'Ecole Guillaume Manigat, Port-au-Prince, Haiti on 15 December 2009, as part of the Ghetto Biennale.

Corby 2009

INTRO
Score 7 COLLABORATE
Corby students holding photo Haitian students
GRAFFITI
TEXT

Port-Au-Prince 2009

INTRO
Score 7 COLLABORATE
Port-au-Prince students in their school
Port-au-Prince students holding photo of Corby students
GRAFFITI
TEXT

Score 324 NIGHTCLUBBING was performed on 28 March at the 2009 M4Music Conference, Zurich, Switzerland. Bill Drummond also gave the keynote speech at the conference. The Blackpool performance will be part of the One Of These Days festival on the 8 & 9 December 2012

ZURICH 2009

INTRO
Score 324 NIGHTCLUBBING
M4Music 17s

Blackpool 2012

Score 1 IMAGINE was performed by Bill Drummond while standing on a manhole cover at the bottom of Mathew Street, Liverpool on the evening of 2 December 2009. This performance was twinned with a performance of the same score, while Drummond was standing on a manhole cover outside the Brill Building on Broadway, New York on 13 December 2009.

Liverpool 2013

Score 1 IMAGINE
TEXT

New York 2011

INTRO
Score 1 IMAGINE
Drummond standing on man hole cover in front of Brill Buildings performing Score 1: IMAGINE: Photograph taken by Tracey Moberly
GRAFFITI
TEXT

358: TRANSLATE is a score to be performed in two halves. The first half was performed on 3 May 2010 in central Stockholm. The second half is being performed May 2010 and May 2012 in a small part of North East London.

N16 London 2012

Score 371 TRANSLATE

Stockholm 2010

NOTICE
Score 1 FÖRESTÄLL DIG
Score 371 TRANSLATE
40 Posters in Stockholm
GRAFFITI

Score 10: OBSERVE was performed in various cities and institutions around the globe on the five No Music Days that fell between 2005 – 2009. Not one person in the whole of Port-au-Prince observed No Music Day on any of these occasions but the whole city observed it completely and utterly on the 13 January of 2010. This was the day after their earthquake. It was also performed in Bill Drummond’s bedroom on 13 January 2011

PORT-AU-PRINCE (NMD) 2010

NOTICE
GRAFFITI
TEXT

My Bedroom 2011

NOTICE
TEXT

Score 321: SHOW is being performed in Milton Keynes by Bill Drummond over a two year period, starting September 2010. It is being twinned with a performance of the same score performed by Tracey Moberly on one day in May 2012

The forty descriptions from Milton Keynes and the forty descriptions from Anchorage will be printed on a multiple of forty different beer mats. There will be a description from one city on one side of each mat and a description from the other city on the flip. The beer mats will be distributed in pubs and bars in both Milton Keynes and Jinja. There will also be a 41st beer mat that will briefly describe the process for drinkers in both cities. There maybe an exhibition in either of the cities documenting these performances, there also may not. As of now the art work for the first and the 41st of the mats can be viewed here.

Milton Keynes 2010

Score 321 SHOW
GRAFFITI
BEER MATS

Jinja 2013

GRAFFITI

Score 8 TAKE was performed within the Callanish Stones on the Isle-of-Lewis, on 19 June 2010 by 17 members of The17 who had travelled from far and wide. This performance was twinned with a performance by The17 of the same score on 15 June 2012 at the Almendres Cromlech, Évora, Portugal.

Isle-of-Lewis 2010

NOTICE
Score 1 SAOIL
Score 8 THOIR
Score 8 TAKE

Evora 2012

NOTICE
Score 1 IMAGINA
Score 8 LEVE
Score 8 TAKE
GRAFFITI

Score 360: BEFORE ANY MEAL was composed at the Mittersill Composers Forum. It was then performed on a de-commissioned whaling boat named Vulcana in the harbour of Tromsø, Norway on 23 November 2010. Tromsø is the most northerly city in the world. This performance was part of INSOMNIA 2010.

This performance is also to be twinned with a performance of it on a Scottish trawler out of Anstruther, Fife on the North Sea sometime between 15 -17 February 2011.

BEFORE ANY MEAL will probably be performed at most of the other dates on The17’s Coast-to-Coast world tour.

A Whaler 2010

Score 360 BEFORE ANY MEAL
Score 360 FØR ET HVILKET SOM HELST MÅLTID
Photograph of Vulcana
GRAFFITI

A Trawler 2012

Score 360 BEFORE ANY MEAL

Bill Drummond was a composer in residence at the Mittersill Composers Forum 2010 between the 9 to 18 September. In that time he composed 10 new score, these are collectively known at the Schachernhof Scores. He also wrote a story about his time as a composer in residence. The scores and the story may be published as a small book.

These ten days as a composer in residence in the Austrian Alps, was twinned with him being a composer in residence in the Sheffield steel mill Forgemaster between 2 - 6 May 2011 as part of the Sensoria Festival.

Mittersill 2010

INTRO
Score 358 On The Mountain
Score 359 In Your Mother Tongue
Score 360 Before Any Meal
Score 361 At The Concert
Score 362 In My Bed
Score 363 Under The Bridge
Score 364 In The Milking Shed
Score 365 In The Chapel
Score 366 Around Mittersill
Score 367 Back Home
Bill Drummond up an Apple Tree
GRAFFITI
TEXT

Sheffield 2011

INTRO
Score 386 First Day
Score 387 Morning
Score 388 Get on the Bus
Score 389 Listen Hard
Score 390 Seventeen Deep Breaths
Score 391 Sheffield Sparrows
Score 392 LOB
Score 393 Evening
Score 394 Last Day
GRAFFITI
TEXT

Score 329 TWO TRIBES was performed in Salford on 4 November 2010. This performance was originally scheduled to be part of Un Convention the previous month. This will be twinned with a performance of the same score in Papua New Guinea. Gorka is where Drummond's great, great uncle Oliver Tomkins got eaten by cannibals in 1901. Further details and documentation to follow.

Salford 2010

INTRO
Score 329 TWO TRIBES
SALFORD BOXERS
GRAFFITI

Goroka

Score 329 TWO TRIBES

Score 4 AGE will be performed in the Curfew Tower, Cushendall, County Antrim, Ireland sometime in 2011. This performance will be twinned with a performance of the same score in a five-floored building in Colombia or Argentina as part of an Un Convention. Further details and documentation to follow.

Cushendall 2012

Score 4 AGE

Colombia or Argentina 2012

Score 4 AGE

Score 368: The17 Versus Guitars will be performed in, Aberdeen, Scotland on 19 January 2011, where The17 will be performing with the Full Moon Gliss Orchestra. The Helsinki performance of this score is yet to be scheduled

Aberdeen 2011

INTRO
Score 368 The17 Versus Guitars
The17 & The Full Moon Gliss Orchestra: Aberdeen, Scotland: 19 January 2011

Helsinki 2012

NOTICE
Score 1 IMAGINE (Finnish)
Score 368 The17 VERSUS GUITARS (Finnish)
The17 in Helsinki
GRAFFITI

Score 327: DIVIDE & COMBINE is to be performed in Beirut, Lebanon in May 2011 as part of a tri-nation festival (Lebanon, Scotland and Syria). The performance in Inis Oir happened on 20 May 2012 as part of the Drop Everything festival

Beirut 2011

NOTICE
Score 1 IMAGINE (Arabic)
Score 327 DIVIDE & COMBINE (Arabic)

GRAFFITI
TEXT

Inis Oirr 2012

NOTICE
Score 1 SAMHLAIGH
Score 327 ROINN AGUS CEANGAL
GRAFFITI

Score 318 CONSIDER is to be performed along an as yet undesclosed latitude across the Isle of Man. This will be twinned with a performance of the same score along latitude 36.1 degrees north between Kitty Hawk on the Atlantic coast of North Carolina and Lucia on the Pacific coast of California. Further details and documentation to follow.

Isle of Man 2013

The 36.1 Parallel (USA) 2012

INTRO
Score 318 CONSIDER

Score 380: THE DAMSON TREE # 1 is to be performed in The Vale of Aylesbury on 29 April 2011.

Score 381: THE DAMSON TREE # 2 is to be performed in Damascus on 10 May 2011.

The Vale of Aylesbury 2012

INTRO
Score 380 The Damson Tree # 1
GRAFFITI
TEXT

Damascus 2011

INTRO
Score 380 The Damson Tree # 1
Score 380 The Damson Tree # 1 (Arabic)
Score 381 The Damson Tree # 2
Score 381 The Damson Tree # 2 (Arabic)
GRAFFITI
TEXT

Score 11 COMBINE is to be performed across the London Borough of Hackney in early 2013. This will be twinned with a performance of the same score in Istanbul, Turkey in 2012.

London Borough of HACKNEY England

Score 11 COMBINE
GRAFFITI

Istanbul 2012

INTRO
NOTICE
Score 11 COMBINE (Turkish)
GRAFFITI

This was a performance of Score 359: IN YOUR MOTHER TONGUE by and for the shopkeepers and their assistants of Albion Parade, Stoke Newington, London - circa 2012.

And it is twinned with a performance of the same score performed by the descendents of the nine language groupings of The Atlantic Archipelago - circa 1812

ALBION PARADE circa 2012, London

INTRO
NOTICE
Score 359 IN YOUR MOTHER TONGUE
Albion Parade Shops
GRAFFITI

The ATLANTIC ARCHIPELAGO circa 1812

INTRO
NOTICE
Score 359 IN YOUR MOTHER TONGUE
Score 1 IMAGINE (Norn)
Score 1 IMAGINE (Gaelic)
Score 1 IMAGINE (Scots)
Score 1 IMAGINE (Irish)
Score 1 IMAGINE (Manx)
Score 1 IMAGINE (Welsh)
Score 1 IMAGINE (Romani)
Score 1 IMAGINE (Cornish)
Score 1 IMAGINE (English)

Score 395: Whistle While You Work had its world premier as part of the Venice Biennale 2011. Since then it has been performed numorous times including a performance in the former coal mining town of Ollerton, which lies within the ancient boundries of Sherwood Forest.

Sherwood Forest 2011

INTRO
Score 395 Whistle While You Work

GRAFFITI

Venice 2011

INTRO
Score 395 Whistle While You Work
GRAFFITI
TEXT
World Tour Notice