Purple Music (Suffolk) LLP

Projects

Facebook bannerThe Felixstowe Buskers project is set to launch, subject to final planning and agreement with partners, in July 2013. The focus of the project, or rather programme of events and activities, is bringing live music to the half mile of promenade along Felixstowe's lovely Victorian seafront.

This is a new approach for the partnership - up until this year our activity has consisted of a running programme of individual projects.

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yamaha-bass

The next in a series of instruments altered to 31-tone equal temperament, the Yamaha bass (belonging to original company partner Jools Tyler) has been expertly re-fretted by our good friend and collaborator Jerry Crosson, at The Fret Workshop.

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InstrumentsH

We have built Giant Chimes at Ormiston Children's Centre in Ipswich. The giant chimes installation at Aldeburgh Music, which was project managed and constructed by Purple Moments, was a great hit with the many people who came to see them.

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Layke 31et Guitar

The Layke guitar is a standard scale semi-acoustic guitar re-fretted with 31 frets in the first octave. It was conceived by Stuart Stevens, and created by Jerry Crosson at The Fret Workshop, Felixstowe, Suffolk.

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CIMG1962

 

Commissioned from composer Stuart Stevens by Aldeburgh Music, thirty-one is a giant musical instrument installation, consisting of 62 Aluminium tubes tuned to 31-tone equal temperament. Purple Moments co-op were responsible for the project management and construction of the instrument.

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Mayors civic service

Councillor Jane Chambers, Mayor of Ipswich commissioned Stuart Stevens to write a piece for her civic service at St Mary le Tower Church following her mayor making ceremony.

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