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Jarvis Cocker introduces Pierre Henry's - Liverpool Mass 50 years after commission / YourMove

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Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker introduced a unique electronic music concert at Liverpool's Metropolitan Cathedral – 50 years after it was originally commissioned. Pierre Henry's ‘The Liverpool' Mass presented by Bluecoat was performed by the electronic pioneer's collaborator Thierry Balasse as part of the cathedral's golden jubilee celebrations. Pierre was commissioned to compose music for the inauguration of the cathedral in 1967, however the piece – the world's first electronic mass -was not completed in time and another work was used instead.

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