Fugue on 'Donald Trump is a Wanker' - SATB version (plus keyboard reduction) - Full Score
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About the Composer
Ben Comeau is a London-based composer, pianist, organist and arranger, active in classical music, jazz and more.
He graduated top of his year in music from Cambridge University, UK, where he subsequently taught pastiche composition and practical musicianship. His own compositions and arrangements have been heard in venues including the Royal Albert Hall, the Wigmore Hall and Birmingham Symphony Hall. He has composed and performed several times for BBC Radio 3, on piano as well as organ.
In demand as a solo recitalist on piano and organ, he is particularly known for his innovative and eclectic programming. His repertoire stretches across five centuries of the classical canon, but he also performs his own reworkings of music by Bjork, Piazzolla, Pink Floyd and many others. As an organist he won the 2011 Northern Ireland International Organ Competition, performing his own organ transcription of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite.
He is currently focussing on jazz piano, having recently performed with his jazz trio in the New Generation Opera Festival in Italy. He is heavily involved with musical collaborations at the Union Chapel, Islington, where he has worked with musicians from classical, jazz and Gamelan backgrounds.
As an accompanist he has worked with violinist Charlie Siem as well as singers including Sir John Tomlinson and Andrew Kennedy. An advocate of contemporary classical music, he has worked with composers including Sir Harrison Birtwistle and Robin Holloway in preparing performances of their music. Improvisation forms a large part of his work; he has improvised live soundtracks on the piano and organ to several silent films.
Ben has deep interests in many political and environmental issues, and firmly believes that music does not have to exist in a separate bubble to the rest of the world. He is always looking for ways to connect music to important social and political issues of our time.