The Diver in the Crypt Online

The Diver in the CryptPhilip Sheppard Cello and Electric Cello

Listen to the track here: [Audio https://radiomovies.files.wordpress.com/2009/02/04-the-diver-in-the-crypt.mp3%5D

Anthony Gormleys Sound II Sculpture in Winchester Cathedral by Duncan Holley
Anthony Gormley's Sound II Sculpture in Winchester Cathedral by Duncan Holley


The Diver in the Crypt is based on the story of William Walker, the deep sea diver who, in the 1900’s, single-handedly rescued Winchester Cathedral from sinking and collapse by repairing the building’s supports in a totally flooded crypt.

‘The Diver in the Crypt is a perfect introduction to contemporary music’

Gramophone

Click here for more on the story from The Historical Diving Society

And a great article from BBC Hampshire site

6 Comments Add yours

  1. Felix says:

    Amazing work. And such a beautiful story. Really captures the essence of the piece well.

    Keep it up.

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