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PRS Foundation announces shortlist for New Music Award

The PRS Foundation has announced the short-list for the first New Music Award, the most financially significant award for music in the UK, as:

Jem Finer for Score for a Hole in the Ground

Terry Mann for The Bells of Paradise

Craig Vear for Singing, Ringing Buoy

Each of these ideas has been short-listed from over 200 entries. A panel of judges, including key figures from the world of contemporary music (Stewart Lee, Verity Sharp, Aniruddha Das, Evelyn Glennie and Anne Dudley, will make an award of 50,000 to fund the realisation of the winning project. The presentation event will be held at London's Living Room, top floor of City Hall London on Tuesday 12 July 2005. The winner will have until September 2006 to create the new work and present it to the public.

View films about the short-listed entries at the weblink from 1st July 2005.

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