The Last Syllable of Recorded Time

end of time

One of the happiest chapters of my life was my time with the Nottingham group of COMA (Contemporary Music-Making for Amateurs) the most delightful collection of highly individual, highly creative, highly collaborative folk I have ever met. 

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First we hear an atmospheric background with a spoken introduction - “What would ‘the last syllable of recorded time’ actually sound like?” Panic sets in with the realisation that time is actually going to end. There is a frantic bebop-style dance that ends in utter shambles, subsiding into a gentler, more sober and reflective section, a gentle dance. Finally, the realisation dawns that the meaning of everything is ...”All you need is Love”! 

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