SWEDISH FOR VIOLIN PLAYERS
Sveriges Radio 1991
Radio inside a Violin: A gift to Jon Rose by the marketing department of WDR Cologne
  • Recorded by Paul Pignon for Swedish National Radio in 1989. This is an extract from the original production.
  • The actors, who did a great job, seem to have disappeared into the radiophonic storm along with their names. An internet search reveals nothing.
  • Text and music by Jon Rose

A party of tourists are lost in a very bad storm somewhere north in Sweden, all they have to help them are a phrase book and a violin. Part Beckett, part Monty Python, one of the party complains that his violin has come without an instruction book, another complains that her new violin has a hole in it...

What's New

July 2022
'Fringe Benefits 1977​-​1985' - Historic glimpses of Improvised and Experimental Music in Australia; making available recordings from the original vinyl and cassette catalogue on Fringe Benefits.
bandcamp
April 2022
'Honey Ants' - New and Experimental Music Album from Alice Springs featuring Luiz Gubeissi and Jon Rose on Thödol Records.
Nîmes, France
May 2021
'State of Play' titles my double album featuring duo improvisations and recent projects with a cast of great collaborators...out now!
ReR Recommended Records, London
May - October 2021
'Whistling in the Dark' embraces a set of duets between various pied butcherbirds (from field recordings in outback Australia) and virtuosic human musicians (in home lockdown) performing transcriptions of this extraordinary avian music.
On Line Project available September
November 2021 - Premiere
'Mendel's Mix' - A commission for Brno Contemporary Orchestra. Finally after many Covid-19 delays, the work is performed. Inspired by the 'father' of genetics, Johann Gregor Mendel, and based on the structure of DNA, you can mix your own version here.
Brno, Czech Republic
Latest Stuff
website by jos berkers