COVID-19:what you need to do (?)

A series of short freely improvised pieces recorded under ‘lockdown’ conditions Monday 27 April  2020

Stay safe and follow the advice                                                                              voices  2.13 mins

Test track trace                                                                                                             voices, violin, soprano sax, percussion   3.11 mins

Extremely vulnerable people (shielding)                                                             violin, tenor sax, whistles, calls, novelty instruments  3.50 mins

A new continuous cough                                                                                          voices, violin   3.38 mins

All titles taken from Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice pages at

Image from Protect and Survive pamphlet prepared for Home Office by Central Office for Information HMSO 1976

We have been struck by eerie similarities between current Covid-19 advice and government advice in event of a nuclear war – protect and survive – in which were schooled in the 1970s.