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Medbøe, H. (2015). Medbøe/Eriksen/Halle - The Space Between. Norway
An album of original compositions performed by Haftor Medbøe (guitar), Espen Eriksen (piano), Gunnar Halle (trumpet)
Released on Losen Records, November 2015 with financal su...
Medbøe, H. (2012). Haftor Medbøe & Anneke Kampman - Places and Spaces. Edinburgh, UK
An album of nine compositions featuring Anneke Kampman (vocals), Andy Jeffcoat (synth), Richard Kass (percussion).
Engineered by Michal Jankowski
Produced by Graham Coe
Medbøe, H. (2009). Haftor Medbøe Group - A Box of Monkeys. Edinburgh, UK
An album of five compositions featuring Anneke Kampman (vocals), Konrad Wiszniewski (tenor saxophone), Chris Greive (trombone), Eva Malling (bass), Signy Jacobsdottir (percuss...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The feeling of being immersed within a live performance by an ensemble of world class musicians can be a deeply engaging and highly valued cultural experience for audiences as well as for the performe...
This proposal details activities that will ensure the continued enhancement and ongoing operation of the leading-edge GÉANT network, supporting a range of network and added-value services, targeted at...
Zero Hour Lecturer
Programme Leader, Bachelor of Music
Associate Professor of audio Engineering
Medbøe, H. (2008). Haftor Medbøe Group - New:Happy. Edinburgh, UK
An album of eight original compositions featuring Konrad Wiszniewski (tenor saxophone), Chris Greive (trombone), Signy Jacobsdottir (percussion) and Eva Malling (bass).
Ferguson, P. (2002). Castle: By Fire and Sword.
Ubik, S., Allochio, C., Ferguson, P., Smith, E. & Urban, O. (2015). eMusic Open Call Deliverable OCI-DS3.2 Final Report
The main objective of the eMusic project was to evaluate use of the Géant Bandwidth on Demand (BoD) service to support remote education and collaboration in music (eLearning) ...
Ferguson, P. Development of a 3D audio panning and realtime visualisation toolset using emerging technologies. (Thesis)
This thesis documents a body of research that links the field of electro-acoustic
diffusion and spatialisation with practice in the music and film post-production
Harkins, P. (2017, June). Questioning the Digital Revolution: Continuity and Change in the Design and Use of Music Technologies. Paper presented at 19th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, Kassel, Germany
The use of digital technologies since the 1980s have changed the way in which music is stored, distributed, and consumed. The use of digital technologies has also reshaped the...
Harkins, P. (2017, June). Following the Fairlight CMI and its Users: The Digital Reproduction of 'Real' Instruments and Sounds. Paper presented at Galpin Society/AMIS Conference on Musical Instruments, The University of Edinburgh
This paper will focus on the Fairlight Computer Musical Instrument (CMI), which is generally regarded as the first commercially available digital sampler. However, its designe...
Harkins, P. (2017, March). 'The Rest is History': Writing a History of Music Technologies and their Users. Presented at Burgundy School of Business Research Seminar, University of Burgundy, Dijon
The socio-musical practice of sampling is closely associated with the re-use of pre-existing sound recordings and the technological processes of looping. These practices, base...
Harkins, P. (2016, December). Real Sounds, Real Instruments: Discourses of Fidelity and Authenticity in the Design and Use of Digital Sampling Technologies. Paper presented at Art of Record Production (ARP) conference, University of Aalborg
This paper explores how an ideology of realism was central to the designers of early digital synthesizer/sampling technologies and how discourses of authenticity remain import...
Hails, J. (2016, April). Nine for ones in nine: a schizophrenic cyborg love story. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier Staff Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland
By appropriating the images of the schizophrenic and the cyborg from Deleuze and Guattari, and from Donna Haraway respectively, this paper seeks to discuss the relationship be...
Harkins, P. (2015, June). The Art of the Loop: JJ Jeczalik and the Fairlight CMI Series II/III. Paper presented at Over and Over: Exploring Repetition in Popular Music, University of Liege, Belgium
The socio-musical practice of sampling is closely associated with the quotation of sound recordings, the technological processes of looping, and an aesthetic based on appropri...
Harkins, P. (2014, December). Following the Instruments, Designers, and Users: A Conceptual Framework for the Study of Digital Sampling Technologies. Paper presented at Art of Record Production (ARP) conference, University of Oslo
No abstract available.
Harkins, P. (2014, September). The Sounds of Everyday Life (and Death): Digital Sampling, House Musique Concrete, and Field Recordings. Paper presented at IASPM UK and Ireland Conference, University College Cork
This study focuses on three albums of original music performed and recorded by...
My research involves the integration of elements from a variety of musical styles, with special emphasis on jazz and classical styl...
A symposium event organised Edinburgh Napier University in association with the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.
14 JULY, 2018, 12:00 – 16:00 AT TEVIOT ROW, EDINBURGH
13 July 2018
A team from Edinburgh Napier is encouraging members of the public to view brutalist architecture in a different light – through the use of music and design.
6 July 2018
An exhibition of photography, print and ephemera relating to forty years of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival curated by Dr Haftor Medbøe, Associate Professor of Music at Edinburgh Napier University and...
1 July 2018
The SituLab Research Group (Dr Katrina Burton, Dr Samantha Vettese, Dr Kathy Vones) and invited musician, Joanna Stark presented their ongoing project into how the public respond to modern architectur...
11 June 2018
'enlightenment' for solo microtonal trumpet was written for Stephen Altoft, and premiered at St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh on 4th November 2016.
The work 'transcribes' the final poem that the p...
20 March 2018
Impressed by the musical talent of students on Edinburgh Napier's Bachelor of Music programme, the Scottish Arts Club launched the 'Napier Notes' series in September; a set of recitals aimed at showca...
10 November 2017
In collaboration with Alba New Music, the Applied Music Research Centre is pleased to be presenting the 2017 Alba New Music Festival.
Music by Brian Ferneyhough, Jonathan Harvey, Richard Beaudoi...
5 October 2017
Following her experience composing site-specific works for Open House Chicago, Katrina successfully pitched the idea of presenting new music at Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2017. Katrina, Kenneth and John...
22 September 2017
St Gabriel's RC Church, Prestonpans.
6 July 2018
11 May 2018
Craigsbank Parish Church
19 Craigs Bank
30 November 2017
Edinburgh Napier University
18 October 2017