Sonic Arts Network announces Hi[gh]BroW

An International Tape Music Composition Competition

As part of its extensive and acclaimed commissioning policy Sonic Arts Network is once again flying the flag for that much maligned and slighted phenomenon – the international tape music composition competition.

Hi[gh]BroW seeks original works of quality and genius. Certain rigorous conditions must be met for works to be considered to be of suitable quality, depth and humanity to be considered for the grand prize:

Duration: no longer than 10 seconds

Text: All works must use the set text “Big Ears from Sonic Arts Network”. Any other material included is at the composer’s discretion.

The winning work will be extensively broadcast during Sonic Arts Network’s prestigious Big Ears show on Resonance FM (5.00 –6.30 Monday nights,104.4, FM web streaming at

In addition the triumphant composer will be honoured in a live telephone ceremony held during the show. A generous prize of 10 British pounds will also be awarded to the victorious artist.

Works must be emailed in mp3 format to with the name, address and contact phone number of the composer included. The subject title should read Hi[gh]BroW.

The deadline for submissions is the 6December 2004 with the announcement of the jury decision being made live on air on the 13 December during the Big Ears show.

The best entries will be made available on a “no expense spared” burn to order CDR…


We eagerly anticipate your artistic responses.

The Sonic Arts Network Team



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