The fourth issue of BORE collects a number of scores by members of The Set Ensemble, an ad-hoc group of like-minded performers and composers interested in the performance of new music. The composers include Angharad Davies, Rhodri Davies, Patrick Farmer, Bruno Guastalla, Sarah Hughes, Dominic Lash, and Paul Whitty.
A selection of eight compositions by the Japanese artist and composer Ryoko Akama. Written with varying degrees of economy, indeterminancy and ambiguity the compositions explore language, material, and the deconstruction of contemporary composition with humour and wit.
Parkinson Saunders consists of the composer / performers Tim Parkinson and James Saunders. Best known for their live performances, their instrumentation comprises any sound producing means other than conventional instruments. The second edition of BORE collects together a number of individual compositions by each of the composers.
A rare collection of four previously unpublished scores by James Tenney dating from the mid-1960s. The four scores; 2nd Thermocouple, CHAMBER MUSIC and Aphorisms #1 and #2 include text scores in various formats, with additions by Carolee Scheemann.