Minerva Scientifica – THE FRANKLIN EFFECT
Minerva Scientifica - The Franklin Effect
Official UK CD release: 21 October 2016
Digital release: 21 January 2017
This is a set of variations for vocal quartet, focusing on the work of DNA scientist ROSALIND FRANKLIN (1920-1958) at King’s College, London and her inspiration through four of the College’s current female scientists in collaboration with four composers – FRANCES-HOAD, WHITLEY, THOMPSON & PLOWMAN. The pieces were premiered at The Arts & Humanities Festival – Fabrication, at King’s College, London in October 2015 and will be recorded early June 2016, to be released in October 2016.
1. Cheryl FRANCES-HOAD (with Professor Elizabeth Kuipers): 'Photo 51'
Electric Voice Theatre Quartet: