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The Franklin Effect CD is now on sale


Minerva Scientifica The Franklin Effect CD
is now on sale at

First Hand Records

You can get your copy NOW!!!

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. .

Composers on the CD
1. Cheryl FRANCES-HOAD (with Professor Elizabeth Kuipers): ‘Photo 51’
2. Lynne PLOWMAN (with Dr. Claire Sharpe): ‘K-Ras’
3. Dr. Shirley J. THOMPSON (with Professor Ellen Solomon): ‘The Machinery of Replication’ & ‘Random Sequences’
4. Kate WHITLEY (with Professor Mairi Sakellariadou): ‘Theories of Quantum Gravity’

Patron – Judith Weir (Master of the Queen’s Music)


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